WIN A $1,500 SCHOLARSHIP

Grin Eye Care is holding a scholarship essay contest for anyone pursuing an undergraduate degree in a STEM field (sciences, technology, engineering and/or mathematics). The winner of the contest will be awarded a $1,500 scholarship

ESSAY CONTEST

To apply, submit an official application form (or provide the requested information in an email or other written correspondence) and 1,000-word maximum, typed essay. The essay should answer the following questions:

  • Why are you applying for the Grin Eye Care STEM Scholarship?

  • The world is improving in every aspect, as illustrated by dramatically improved healthcare and life expectancy, exponentially expanding technology, increasing literacy, reduced poverty and hunger, and decreasing crime rates. We are living in the most peaceful time in world history. Taking this into consideration, what is your vision for the world in 10, 20, and 30 years?

  • What are your plans to contribute to the betterment of our world?

Applications and essays will be judged on the quality of content, demonstration of commitment to the betterment of our world, and the anticipated impact of this scholarship on the life of the applicant and their community.



APPLICATION DEADLINES

Applications are due by June 21, 2019. The Scholarship will be awarded on or before July 31, 2019. Early application is recommended. Grin Eye Care will not be responsible for lost or misdirected e-mail, mail, or applications that arrive after the deadline.

Applications and essays will be accepted in the following ways:

Website Submission – Simply download and complete the application*, then upload it along with the essay via the form below.

Email – Download and complete the application*, then email it to us along with the essay to gringroup@gmail.com

In-Person/Mail – Download and complete the application*, then hand-deliver or mail it along with the essay to our Leawood office:

Grin Eye Care
c/o Milton Grin
13400 Briar Street, Suite C
Leawood, KS 66209

*If you’re unable to access the downloadable application for whatever reason, please provide the following information in your submission: Name, email, address (street, city, state, zip), phone, employer, high school, graduation date, college, involvement in community organizations and an acknowledgement that you have read and understood the rules of the contest as outlined on this page.

SUBMIT YOUR ESSAY

Upload Application & Essay

Dr. Milton Grin has spent his medical career at the forefront of vision correction technology, and now he’s curious how students in and around our community view the future of our world and about their role in contributing to the world's ongoing growth and progression.

DISCLAIMER

CONTEST RULES

​​​​​​​PURPOSE - The purpose of “Grin Eye Care STEM Scholarship” (“Scholarship”) is to provide financial assistance to a student who plans to pursue an undergraduate degree in the sciences, engineering, technology and/ or mathematics. The Scholarship is available to any student enrolled in college or admitted to college the following year. The Scholarship is to be used for tuition, books, and/or school supplies.

ADMINISTRATION - The Scholarship shall be administered by Grin Eye Care and all decisions of Grin Eye Care in reviewing applications and administering this Scholarship Program are final.

THE SCHOLARSHIP FUND - Grin Eye Care will award a maximum of $1,500.00 for the Scholarship. All amounts are in U.S. dollars.

SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY - The Scholarship will be awarded based primarily on the quality of the required essay submitted by candidates. Candidates must be in college or admitted to college the following year.


APPLICATION DEADLINES


Applications are due by June 21, 2019. The Scholarship will be awarded on or before July 31, 2019. Early application is recommended. Grin Eye Care will not be responsible for lost or misdirected e-mail, mail, or applications that arrive after the deadline.


RELEASE & WAIVER


​​​​​​​“Grin Eye Care STEM Scholarship” recipients grant Grin Eye Care the right to use their name, likeness, essay and application for any advertising, promotion and/or publicity purposes without further compensation to or permission from the recipient, except where prohibited by law. Applications become the property of Grin Eye Care and it will own all rights to all applications received. Applications will not be returned. All applications must be the sole property of the applicant. Applications must be an original work of the applicant.

With the submission of an application, applicants agree to release and hold harmless Grin Eye Care, and its directors, employees, officers, agents, and contractors from any and all liability, loss or damages arising from, or in connection with, the judging of the Scholarship applications, the decision to award Scholarships, and the awarding, receipt, and/or use of Scholarship money.