# of Recipients:
May 6, 2023
To encourage optometrists to establish a Kansas practice.
Applicants must be designed to encourage optometrists to establish Kansas practices; must Kansas helps to pay the difference between resident and nonresident tuition at eligible out-of-state institutions; Kansas participates in a reciprocal agreement with the State of Missouri by which 12 Kansas residents, including three first-time entering students, may enroll in the Missouri School of Optometry, University of Missouri – St. Louis and pay resident fees; the Kansas contract with the Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, Tennessee, 12 seats including three first-time entering students; or the School of Optometry at Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 8 seats including two first-time entering students.
Selection will be based on academic considerations and Kansas residency.