Eye Bank Young Ambassador Scholarships 2017
The Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration Inc. invites applications for the Young Ambassador Scholarship Program. The award is exclusively available for students those living in the Eye-Bank’s service area
The Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration Inc. is pleased to announce the establishment of its Young Ambassador Scholarship in Memory of Christopher Nordquist. The scholarship is intended to encourage young people to pursue learning and to help spread the message about the priceless gift almost anyone can leave after death – the gift of sight through eye donation
The annual award of $1,000 will be given to the deserving candidate. The scholarship award can be used for continuing education at an accredited university, college, trade or technical school certificate program
Level and Area of Studies: College or university level in any subject
Place of Study: In the United States of America
Eye Bank Young Ambassador Scholarships Eligibility and Criteria
Reside within The Eye-Bank’s service area: New York City, Long Island, and the lower Hudson Valley (Westchester, Rockland, Putnam and Orange Counties).
Be a student under 25 years of age who will be, or is presently enrolled, in a 2 or 4-year college, university, trade or technical school for the current academic year at the time of application deadline
Applicant’s Nationality: Only the U.S residents are invited to apply
Eye Bank Young Ambassador Scholarship Application
For applying the scholarship, the candidates must download scholarship application form through the given link:
Provide two references from current school and a counsellor’s report. Provide a current official transcript and/or acceptance letter from the college, university or trade/technical school the applicant plans to attend
Write a short essay (1-2 type-written pages, double-spaced) describing an educational initiative or public service that the student took part in to promote eye donation
Eye Bank Young Ambassador Scholarships Important Dates
The completed application packet must be postmarked by 15th May 2017
The Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration is the world’s first eye bank, which deals with restoration of eye sight through eye donations and cornea transplants. Teh eye bank also provides ocular tissue for research into treatment and treatments for other eye diseases.
High School Senior and College Students, The Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration, 120 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, Website www.eyedonation.org, Email: [email protected]
For any query, candidates are requested to check the official website .
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