The Hanger Foundation has announced it will partner with five universities as part of the 2022 Hanger Foundation Diversity Scholarship program, which is entering its second year.
The Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics (MSPO) programs at these five institutions will award scholarships to students underrepresented in the field of O&P to help offset the cost of their degrees:
- Alabama State University
- Eastern Michigan University
- Northwestern University
- The University of Hartford
- The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
“Providing diversity scholarships provides us the opportunity to have a greater impact. The University of Hartford has been committed to equitable opportunities for eligible students for many years, and minimizing financial barriers further demonstrates this commitment,” said Matthew Parente, University of Hartford MSPO program director.
Applicants can apply directly through the MSPO program at their respective universities, and scholars will be selected by their school for displaying remarkable academic achievement, community service, and a passion for diversity within O&P. All recipients will also be offered a two-year mentorship with the option of pursuing a residency at Hanger.
For more information on the scholarship program, visit the Hanger website.