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Optometry Faculty Scholarship Endowment

Established September 13, 2005 by Dr. David Perrigin to provide scholarship funding at the College of Optometry. UHCO's goal is to be the premiere optometric institution in the world and wants to be the first choice for students seeking to become tomorrow's optometric leaders. UHCO faculty members collectively establish this endowment to ensure that the college has the scholarship dollars needed to attract, retain and graduate the most talented and promising young minds. Scholarship support plays an integral role in determining which optometric institution a students chooses to attend and through this endowment, faculty are helping to ensure UHCO is the unrivaled choice. 


  • This scholarship is to fund an incoming OPT I student in the College of Optometry. 
  • Criteria requires GPA of 3.4 both incoming and sustaining each year.
  • This award is renewable if criteria are met each year.
  • Recipient must be in good academic standing and meet UHCO eligibility requirements. 
  • Selection is made by the College of Optometry Scholarship Committee. 

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