OESP Eligibility Requirements
In order to qualify for the Optometric Education Scholarship Program, applicants must:
- be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen (FSA Handbook Volume 1 chapter 2);
- be a resident of Illinois; and
- be enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, on a full-time basis in a public or private college of optometry located in Illinois that awards a doctorate degree in optometry and is approved by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.