Application for Fellowship of the Australian College of Optometry

Fellowship of the Australian College of Optometry (ACO) recognises members who have made a significant contribution to the practice and profession of optometry, to the community, and who are held in high esteem within the profession.

There are five categories under which members can apply for Fellowship (refer below). Applicants should apply under two categories, and must demonstrate a contribution in at least one criterion. Those applying under Category 3 Acquisition of Special Clinical Expertise, need to show three examples which demonstrate specialist expertise. Category 5 applicants may apply under this category only. 

In addition to completing this application form, supporting documentation should consist of a current curriculum vitae (maximum two pages) and one page case, relating to the category/categories and criterion/criteria, on why the applicant is eligible for Fellowship.

Before completing this application, please refer to the Information Sheet for further details


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