The Distinguished Service Award is given to an optometrist who has made an outstanding contribution over time to the achievement of WCO’s Vision and Mission. This is the highest award that WCO can bestow on an individual.
Nominations for the next Distinguished ServiceAward are now invited.
The selection panel will be chaired by the President and will include two Past Presidents, with the Company Secretary in attendance.
This award will be presented during the WCO’s General Delegates’ Meeting in April 2013, in Malaga, Spain.
Suggested areas to include in the supporting statement are:
How to nominate
To nominate an optometrist for this award, please complete this form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org or apply online.
Nominations must be received by 1 October 2012.
Find out more
For more information on WCO awards, including the selection panel, nominations and definitions, please download a copy of the Awards Standing Orders.
Our Vision is of a world where optometry makes high quality eye health and vision care accessible to all people.
In order to achieve our Vision, our Mission is to facilitate the development of optometry around the world and support optometrists in promoting eye health and vision care as a human right through advocacy, education, policy development and humanitarian outreach.