Established by the parents and siblings of Mikela Kwan, O.D. '91. Dr. Kwan was killed in a traffic accident in New Mexico in 2006. This scholarship is to fund an OPT II student in the College of Optometry. Recipient must have a 3.5 or higher GPA and preference is given to an applicant from Mississippi or New Mexico.
Recipient must be in good academic standing and meet UHCO eligibility requirements. Selection is made by the College of Optometry Scholarship Committee.