Supporting the Canadian Eye Care Industry, Present and Future

We are proud to have contributed to the strength of the Independent Eye Care Community in Canada for over 30 years!


Together, the Optical Group and CooperVision are offering a three-year Scholarship to three (3) individuals accepted into Year One of the NAIT (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology) Optical Sciences Eyeglasses Program for the Fall of 2022. These Scholarships will cover the four (4) semester Eyeglasses Program, the two (2) semester Contact Lens Program, and associated tuition fees and textbooks.



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Industry trusted, The Optical Group (TOG) has been supporting Independent Canadian Eye Care Professionals for more than 30 years. Our Vision is to continue to provide Canadian Independent ECP’s with exceptional customer service and support. We are constantly looking for new programs and partners to benefit our members, thus the introduction of the scholarship initiative that began 3 years ago. We are here to support our members and their businesses. CooperVision is a global leader in the contact lens industry, dedicated to helping improve the way people see each day. CooperVision continues to build upon the most complete portfolio of contact lens products available to address all types of vision challenges. “Improving lives one person at a time” is a main theme surrounding CooperVision who view success through the positive contributions in the areas where they live and work.

Optical Group Helping Students Succeed

The Optical Group Award for Seneca Students

Each year two students from the Opticianry program who demonstrate financial need and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 will receive a $1,000 award. The Optical Group has made a five-year commitment to support students. In addition to the award, The Optical Group is a longstanding partner of Seneca and actively participates in the annual opticianry trade show.

Thanks to a new award for Seneca Opticianry students, more students will receive financial support to help them stay focused on their studies and complete their education in Seneca’s highly regarded Opticianry diploma program, the largest postsecondary program of its kind in Canada.

The Optical Group Awards for Douglas College Opticianry Students

The Optical Group has pledged a gift of $3000.00/year for a total of 5 years to the Douglas College Foundation. This annual gift will be split evenly between each of the three awards listed below.

The purpose is to provide financial support to Douglas College students enrolled in the Dispensing Opticianry Program.

  • The Optical Group Achievement Award for Dispensing Opticianry.
  • The Optical Group Bursary for Dispensing Opticianry.
  • The Optical Group Graduation Award for Dispensing Opticianry.
Optical Group Awards for Douglas College Opticianry Students
Douglas College
  • Proud Supporters and Sponsors of the Ontario Opticians Association

    Ontario Opticians Association
  • Proud Partners and Sponsors of the Opticians Association of Canada

    Opticians Association of Canada

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