Have you ever participated in any of the following State-sponsored programs?
If you participate in any of the above programs at your school, please give:
Director or Coordinator's Name
NOTE: Being a member of CSTEP at another College does not preclude you from participating in SUNY Optometry's CSTEP Internship Program.
Have you ever had your eyes examined by an optometrist?
Have you ever spoken to an optometrist about his/her profession?
In 500 words or less, please write an essay answering the following question:
From what you already know about optometry and have read in our CSTEP brochure, please explain how the CSTEP Internship and/or Summer Academic Program will benefit you in your professional pursuits?
Additional Documents Needed:
1. Current College Transcript (unofficial transcript is acceptable)(including up to Fall 2016 Grade Reports)
2. Current class schedule or course registration.
3. Signed Letter of Recommendation (from a Professor, Supervisor, Counselor, or other non-family member who can speak to your character and potential success in our program).
4. Economically disadvantaged applicants only: even if you participate in other CSTEP or New York State-sponsored programs, please submit documents verifying household income (i.e.: 2015 IRS 1040 forms). For economically-disadvantaged students, please make sure you qualify by checking this website from NYS Department of Education.
Please email or fax additional documents to Quy H. Nguyen, OD: email@example.com or (fax) 212-938-5504. Letters of recommendation may be emailed, faxed, or mailed directly to Quy H. Nguyen, OD as well.
Your application will be INCOMPLETE and NOT REVIEWED until ALL additional documents are received. IT'S PREFERABLE IF YOU SEND ALLYOUR DOCUMENTS IN AT ONCE.
Application Deadline: November 30, 2016