This scholarship is to fund an incoming OPT III or OPT IV student in the College of Optometry who demonstrates the essence of being a caring doctor of optometry by exhibiting professionalism, and giving extra care and concern for a patient during patient interactions. Recipient must understand the importance of the optometric community and be a member, in good standing with, AOA, STOA and AOSA. Student must have a GPA of 2.5 or better.
Recipient must be in good academic standing and meet UHCO eligibility requirements. Selection is made by the College of Optometry Scholarship Committee.