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Student Scholarship Announcement

SPS ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF $2,500 O&P SCHOLARSHIPS

SPS, the world's largest distributor of O&P products and services, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 SPS O&P Student Scholarships. Due to the incredible number of high-quality applications received, SPS is excited to announce that it has awarded not two, but three $2,500 scholarships.

Congratulations to Sean Dineen (Northwestern University), Brian White (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Paco Galvan (University of Washington) for their outstanding leadership, community service, and academic achievements. SPS would like to thank all the students who applied and is proud to be partnering with these future O&P leaders.

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About the Scholarship: The SPS O&P Student Scholarship provides grants to individuals who are pursuing a Master's degree in orthotics and prosthetics. Each year SPS will award $2,500 to two deserving O&P Master's degree students.

Qualifications: Student applicants must be enrolled in an accredited O&P Master's degree program as well as meet the following criteria:

  • Reside within the U.S. as well as be pursuing a professional career in the O&P industry
  • Display leadership qualities
  • Maintain a GPA minimum of 3.0

  • How to Apply: Students will apply directly to SPS for the scholarship. To be considered for the award, students must submit the following:

    1. A completed application (electronic form link below)
    2. A letter of reference from someone in the O&P industry
    3. A transcript from your current or most recent academic semester
    4. A 2-page essay addressing why you are entering the O&P profession as well as your perspective on the future of the O&P industry

    Application Deadline: 2019 TBA
    Everything must arrive together in one submission. Materials will not be returned.

    Questions: If you have any questions about the SPS O&P Student Scholarship, please contact Jennifer Ingraham at: scholarship@spsco.com