Application Information For NCLVI Fellowships 2006

Fellowship Competition Now Closed.

1. Applicants must be:

  • US citizens
  • Accepted for full-time doctoral program at a Consortium University

2. Applicants must submit:

  • A completed application form
    (Please note: Application has been revised as of 10-24-05).
  • Proof of US citizenship
  • All college and university transcripts
  • GRE Score Report
  • Vita or resume
  • Proof of professional certifications
  • Responses to essay questions
  • Three letters of reference, including at least one from a college or university faculty member.
  • A letter from Consortium University stating applicant has been accepted into doctoral program or the university intends to accept applicant into a doctoral program.

3. The deadline for submitting an application and all supporting materials is February 3, 2006.

4. Applications are evaluated according to the following items (Please see: Application Evaluation Form 2006: Guidelines for Reviewers):

  • Evidence of Academic Performance or Potential
  • Evidence of Preparation for the Profession
  • Evidence of Professional Experience
  • Evidence of Leadership Activities
  • Letters of Reference
  • Written Response to Application Essay Questions

5. Please send all application materials to:

Ms. Tina Fitzpatrick
National Center for Leadership in Visual Impairment
Department of Graduate Studies in Vision Impairment
Pennsylvania College of Optometry
8360 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027

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