Optometry Students

Get information and access to resources to help you grow your private practice after graduation. See what’s possible with VSP Global and our partners.

RESOURCES
 
RESOURCES
 

Take the time to invest in your private practice career now.
It will be worth it in the future.

 
 

OUR COMMITMENT

 

YOUR OPPORTUNITIES

BUSINESS

CLUBS

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VSP supports student business clubs at all 21 colleges of optometry in the U.S. These student organizations help prepare you for the challenges of ownership. Join your club to learn a wide range of optometric business principles from VSP-sponsored guest speakers.

 

CAREER

DEVELOPMENT

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VSP sponsors career seminars and/or business education workshops at nearly every optometry school. Sign up for these special events, which cover everything from writing a resume to presenting a business plan.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

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VSP awards two fourth-year students at each college of optometry $3,250 and a $750 travel grant to attend the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) annual meeting. Contact your school’s financial aid office to learn more about VSP’s commitment to the AAO scholarship program.

 
 

FINANCING

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The Vision Loans Program provides the financing you need to purchase outright or buy into your first private practice. Call Vision One Credit Union at 800.327.2628 for details or visit visionone.org.