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university. Recipients will be eligible for renewal of their sch-
University by Dr. Emil H. Arnold, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Student loans are handled by the University Scholarship and
following graduation. PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
(Contact Director of Admissions, Pacific University, Forest
General University scholarships are available for various a-
school or college records.
college and to the community. Pacific University matches scholarship funds made available by State Optometric Associations and other groups for students entering or enrolled in the Pacific University College of Optometry under the following conditions: 1. The student must have maintained a GPA greater than 2.5
for all pre-optometry courses. 2. Need must be established on the basis of evaluation of the
College Scholarship Service form by the Financial Aids Com
mittee of the University. 3. The scholarship must be renewable by the sponsoring group
providing that the student maintains a GPA of better than 2.5
during each year in the professional program. 4. The total amount available to the student from both the spon
soring organization and the University shall not exceed the
amount of tuition for each year (this is currently $900.00). Oregon Congregational Conference, Pacific University Scholarship Program
A number of awards are available to members of Pilgrim Fellowship Groups in Oregon, coming through the Congregational Con
ference at Pacific University Matching Scholarship Program. The Wehrhan Scholarship
The combined churches of the Tacoma area in Pacific University
Matching Funds offer several scholarships annually.
Three $325 per year Scholarships to worthy students of Christian
character from the State of Oregon and/or Washington. The W. E. McKnight Memorial Scholarship
A $3,000 fund available for the purpose of providing scholarship
aid to worthy students.
Available fund of $3,400 to worthy students majoring in Social
such field, for at least one year, preferably two years. The William Robertson Warren Memorial Award
A $10,000 fund available to needy men students enrolled in the
Supported by the income from a fund of $5,000 to aid worthy stu
dents de siring to attend the University. Forest Grove Woman's Club Scholarship
Offered annually to a woman graduate of the Forest Grove Union
A scholarship of about $150 offered annually to one or more high
school senior boys upon entering the University. A. H. Harding Memorial Fund
The income from this fund provides scholarships for outstanding
students. P. E. O. Sisterhood Scholarship Fund
A $125 scholarship grant to apply on tuition for high school senior
girls with high scholarship. Eastern Star Scholarship Fund
$ 100 scholarships annually to women students who are members or daughters of members of the Order of the Eastern Star in Oregon. Scholarships are to be presented at the end of the junior year to worthy students in need of financial assistance for the senior year. Women students majoring in religious education will receive preference; however, the scholarships are not limited
solely to this field. Price Memorial Scholarship
This fund provides a scholarship each year for some deserving
upper class student. Loan Funds Government Funds
Recently allocated funds totaling about $17,000. The Pacific University Guild Loan Fund
This fund now totals over $7,000. Available to junior and sen
ior students. Blance M. Fuller Memorial Loan Fund
This fund now totals $485, and is available for loan to students at any college level actively interested in the Christian program on the campus.
Maude Brown Pendleton Loan Fund
Total of approximately $2,700. Loans are available to all stu
This fund amounting to $900 is available to junior and senior
This fund amounts to $790 and is available to all students.
This fund is available to students who need immediate financial
assistance for a short period of time.
This fund amounts to $650, It is available to all students.
Provides loans not to exceed $200 per year per student.
This fund makes loans of not more than $300 to senior women
due not later than one (1) year following graduation. PENNSYLVANIA STATE COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY
(Contact Pennsylvania State College of Optometry, 6100 North
Twelfth Street, Philadelphia 41, Pennsylvania.) Scholarships
Three 4 year scholarships available to applicants who complete their pre-professional college work in a regionally accredited college or university, $850 each per school year. Any student: who has completed or will complete entrance requirements of the college prior to the beginning of the next academic year, is eligible to compete. Application must be submitted before May 1st of the entering year. The applicant must have a good scholarship record in high school and college, and be recommended by the dean or pre-professional advisor where he took his pre-profes
The College is a participant in the National Defense Education
A Divided Payment Bank Loan Program.
(Contact Dr. Ina B. Cramer, Secretary-Treasurer, Southern Col
lege of Optometry, 1246 Union Avenue, Memphis 4, Tennessee.) Scholarships
The college will match four scholarships in the amount of $250 per year when the initial award is made by a state auxiliary for a period of one year. Any such scholarship awarded by Southern
College is for one year, and it may be made to a student of any
of $450 to students enrolled in the Senior class. Student Savings Plan
The Student Savings Plan enables the prospective student to save systematically for his professional education in optometry. He may open an account for as little as $25. Deposits of $10 or more may be made quarterly, monthly, or as frequently as desired. Interest at the rate of three per cent per year is paid for the time the money is on deposit, beginning the first day of the month following that in which the deposit is made. When the student enrolls, the money he has deposited plus interest earned is used to help defray college expenses. Total deposits, without interest, may be withdrawn at any time if it proves impossible for the
depositor to attend the college.
The college participates with a local bank in operating a student
for future practice of optometry. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
(Contact Dean, School of Optometry, University of California,
Berkeley 4, Califomia.) Scholarships and Fellowships General University Scholarships
There are a number of scholarships which are granted by a Committee on undergraduate scholarships and by a committee on graduate scholarships. These are awarded on the basis of scholarship and need to any registered student at the University
of California. Berkeley Tonometer Co.
One $500 scholarship awarded to a fourth year student in the
school of optometry.
Several scholarships available. $500 to graduating high school
between February 1 and May 1, By May 15, all applicants notified
of awards. Winners must signify acceptance by May 25. Katz and Klein Graduate Fellowship in Optometry
$500 to fifth-year students in the School of Optometry on the Berkeley campus who have been California residents for at least three years, and who have shown outstanding academic, clinical,
and professional potential in the field of optometry. Ralph S. Minor Memorial Scholarship
$400 to a School of Optometry student. Scholarship awarded from special funds collected by the Optometry Alumni Association
and granted on scholarship and professional promise. Nonresident Scholarship
One $250 scholarship grant to be awarded to an entering student based on need and scholarship. This scholarship is administered by the Dean of Students of the University of California with the advice of the Dean of the School of Optometry. Ordinarily this scholarship will be granted to an out-of-state student and will be used to match scholarships granted by out-of-state agencies
such as optometric associations, women's auxiliaries, etc. Schneider, George L. Memorial Scholarship
One $500 grant to fifth-year students of exceptional scholar ships and potential ability as clinicians, who are candidates for
advanced degree (M.O.) in the field of optometry on the Berkeley campus. Women's Auxiliary to the California Optometric Association Fellowship $300 open to needy graduate students in optometry who have been residents of California for at least five years,
and who show outstanding leadership and interest in optometry. Loan Funds General University Loans
These are limited funds available for loan to needy students by
Loans up to a maximum of $1,000 per year for a total of $5,000
nia. UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
(Contact University of Houston, College of Optometry, Houston
4, Texas.) Scholarships Better Vision Scholarships
$500 tuition awards for first year optometry students for the University of Houston. At least one scholarship will be given to a qualified applicant in each of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Kansas, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas. In addition, there will be at least one Better Vision Scholarship specifically designated for women students.