This scholarship is to fund a full-time OPT student at the College of Optometry with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and is an active member of STOA. Preference goes to students from west Texas and who intend to practice in rural setting. An essay which discusses optometric practice in rural setting are required in addition to standard UHCO eligibility requirements.
Recipient must be in good academic standing and meet UHCO eligibility requirements. Selection is made by the College of Optometry Scholarship Committee.