Delaware Optometry Incentive Program

State of Delaware
Type Loan Forgiveness
Amount -
Duration Year

Applications must arrive by 4:30pm.



Loan not to exceed cost of tuition, fees, and other direct educational expenses. Renewable for one additional year. Loan forgiveness provisions at a rate of one year of employment as an optometrist for one year of loan.

Eligibility Requirements:


The best way to apply for the state-sponsored programs requiring the completion of the Common Merit Application is via the DHEC Public Application web portal. Your application information will be completely secure and you may log in and out of the application as often as you would like before submitting it. Once submitted, you can log back on at any time to check the status of your application.


  • Not Applicable

Other Restrictions

Eligible Non-citizens


This funding opportunity requires applicants to hold U.S. Citizenship.

More Information

State of Delaware
Carvel State Office Building, Fifth Floor, 820 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-577-5240
Fax: 302-577-6765