Current Students

Walmart Scholarship

This scholarship is to fund an OPT II, OPT III or OPT IV student at the College of Optometry. Three students will receive the Walmart Scholarship in the amount of $3,000 for the 2015/2016 school year.   
Selection is based on the following criteria:

  • An Optometry student with high scholastic standing in his/her last three years of school.
  • A financial need. (Students who have received a “full scholarship” that covers all expenses should not be awarded this scholarship.)
  • A student that has shown the ability to lead others.
  • A student that shows a strong desire to enter community practice upon graduation and has current/previous experience in community practice.  Preference given to Walmart/Sam’s Club Interns and/or students that have completed their IPPE Rotation at Walmart or Sam’s Club.
  • The student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

Students with a graduation year of 2015 are not eligible for this award.

Deadline Date to submit the following items is October 2015.

Selection is made by the College of Optometry Scholarship Committee.