“Crack the OAT“ Pre-Optometry Scholarship

Providing scholarships to help students attend optometry school

Congratulations! The Scholarship Committee was very fortunate to have received many qualified applications in 2016 and we look forward to receiving applicants for the 2017 annual pre-optometry scholarship.

The "Crack the OAT" pre-optometry scholarship will be awarding $2000 worth of scholarships again in 2017 to help deserving pre-optometry students. Applicants are required to be enrolled full-time seeking a career in optometry and at least a junior in college (or graduated).

Applications will be reviewed by the scholarship committee and will be awarded based on scholar merit, community service and financial need. Please send all of the required documentation (see below) in ONE email delivered to admin@crackoat.com

Requirements
  • 1-2 page essay (single-spaced) on why you deserve the "Crack the OAT" scholarship
  • Resume or CV
  • 2x2 picture
  • Scanned unofficial transcript (GPA needs to be above 3.0)
  • Scanned OAT score report (optional but recommended)
  • Short video clip introducing yourself (optional but recommended)
  • Scholarship deadline: September 30, 2017 at 5:00 PM EST

Prizes
1st Place: $1000
2nd Place: $600
3rd Place: $300
4th Place: $100



1st Place
2017


2nd Place
2017


3rd Place
2017


4th Place
2017

Emily Huang
1st Place
2016

Frederick Zhang
2nd Place
2016

Manzil Quadir
3rd Place
2016

Alessandra Lippi
4th Place
2016

Sarah Katzin
1st Place
2015

Marianne Tran
2nd Place
2015

Daniel Shen
3rd Place
2015

Elaine Thai
4th Place
2015

Carol Farn
1st Place
2014

Antonio Ganios
2nd Place
2014

Elaine Steffensen
3rd Place
2014

Aiman Aslam
4th Place
2014

Graham Harris
1st Place
2013

Vahid Niki
2nd Place
2013

Sachi Mehrotra
3rd Place
2013

Priscilla Chan
4th Place
2013

Aaron Wilson
1st Place
2012

Laurel Fuentes
2nd Place
2012

Sina Banankhah
3rd Place
2012

Chelsea Kuyath
4th Place
2012

Diem Tran
1st Place
2011

Sarah Khan
2nd Place
2011

Nam Nguyen
3rd Place
2011

Alyssa Franklin
4th Place
2011


Privacy Policy
Crack the OAT respects your right to privacy. We will never sell, rent or otherwise disclose to any other party the personally identifiable information you provide us in connection to your submission to our scholarship. This policy summarizes the personally identifiable information we may collect, and how we use this information. The information you may voluntarily provide to us such as name, address, and email address will only be used for reviewing your application. Furthermore, your information will only be shared if you give us your permission and for the purpose of awarding scholarships. You will not be automatically enrolled to receive extraneous emails and/or solicitations of any sort. If you have submitted personal information to the Web site electronically and would like it removed or modified, please contact us. We will use reasonable efforts to comply with your request. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.