2023 The Optical Foundation Early Career Award
Award for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Optometry
In its continuing support of the field of optometry in Ghana and beyond, The Optical Foundation (TOF) has established a new award to acknowledge individuals who have made outstanding contributions in the field of optometry.
Commencing 2023, each year the ‘The Optical Foundation Early Career Award for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Optometry’ will be awarded at the Ghana Optometric Association (GOA) General meeting.
The Optical Foundation Early Career Award for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Optometry Award is an annual award presented to an individual less than 6 years post-graduation who has made a significant contribution to the practice and development of optometry and/or the visual enhancement of the public, commensurate with their stage of career experience, and who has distinguished themselves among their peers, for example, through leadership.
Requirements for nominations
- A letter of nomination from a GOA member, explaining why the nominee is particularly deserving of the award for which the nomination has been made.
- A copy of the CV of the nominee.
- A letter seconding the nomination – this can be from anyone with a knowledge of the nominee’s activities and achievements.
- Personal statement (limit of 500 words)
31 May 2023 (GMT+1)