FYidoctors Academic Leadership Award

Award type: 
Award description: 

An award, valued at $1,500, is provided annually to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Year Three in the School of Optometry & Vision Science. The successful candidate will have achieved academic excellence in clinical skills related courses and will have shown leadership potential during the first weeks of clinical rotation. This award is made possible by FYidoctors to recognize students who excel in clinical education and have shown the potential to be leaders in the profession of optometry.

Eligibility & selection criteria: 
  • minimum 75% overall average
  • demonstrate leadership potential in clinical rotation
Year Three
Canadian citizen/permanent resident, International/study permit student
Selection process: 
Application required
Application details:
  • Complete the applicable term Undergraduate Award Application
    • At this time we are only accepting applications for awards with a Spring deadline (May - August).
    • The application for awards with deadlines in a future term will be available by the start of that term – please check back later.
    • Complete a separate application for each award you wish to be considered for.
    • Access the form on our Undergraduate Studies Forms page.
Application deadline: 
October 1
Additional instructions: 
  • 500 word essay outlining your intentions/interests for optometric practice, leadership activities and the values you share with the FYidoctors' business model
  • Student Awards & Financial Aid
    • The Centre, Needles Hall