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Doctors Of Texas State Optical Scholarship

The deadline is TBD.  Please submit directly to TSO.

There will be THREE $2,000 scholarships offered by Texas State Optical, Inc. in 2016. Scholarships are open to third year optometry students attending UHCO who meet and complete the requirements as listed below under Application Instructions.

The scholarships will be awarded at the annual UHCO awards banquet in April 2016. Recipients will be chosen by a committee of TSO optometrists.  Scholarships will be awarded without regard to race, sex, color, creed, national origin or disability.  Information supplied on the application will be held in strict confidence.  Essays will remain the property of TSO and we reserve the right to publish them.


  1. Application must be filled out by the applicant only.
  2. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 grade point average.
  3. Must be a third year optometry student in good academic standing.
  4. Two letters of recommendation by a college of optometry faculty member sent to the following email address: before the applications deadline.
  5. Recipients are expected to be present at the UHCO Spring banquet to receive award.
  6. Submission of a 500 word essay (Microsoft Word format) whose topic is:

"Project yourself into the future and describe yourself after completing the first ten years of practicing optometry. Describe your practice, your ties to the profession and to the community.”

Application and all other items must be received on or before March 28, 2016 by 5:00 p.m. All students are encouraged to ensure their applications are inclusive of all the necessary components prior to the deadline, as TSO will not contact individuals with incomplete applications or provide confirmation of receipt for applications or letters of recommendation. Send your completed application and essay to the following email address:

Robin Oloyede
TSO, Inc.
713.953.7600, ext. 205