Established July 8, 2009 by Dr. Nicky and Mrs. Lisa Holdeman to provide fellowship funding to an incoming OPT I student in the College of Optometry. PEFs are renewable for six years provided the student continues to meet the eligibility requirements. Preference is given to those whose degree objective is the doctorate of optometry program.
Recipient must be in good academic standing and meet UHCO eligibility requirements. Selection is made by the College of Optometry Scholarship Committee.