ELKO, Nev., March 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Qualified applicants have another resource to assist in the funding of selected college or graduation programs, reports Total Eyecare. A $250.00 scholarship is awarded to exemplary candidates to help pay for tuition and expenses at a two or four-year college or university. The deadline for the Total Eyecare Scholarship Application is May 2, 2016. This scholarship supports those that are considering fields in medicine, mathematics or science and is available for students at the following high schools: Battle Mountain, Carlin, Elko, Eureka, Spring Creek and Wells. Application forms are available at high school Guidance offices, at Total Eyecare and on their website www.totaleye.net.
The Total Eyecare Scholarship is offered to high school seniors with plans to further their education. Preference is given to students planning to major in medical, science or math fields. A student from each stated high school will be awarded a scholarship of $250.00, making for the potential of a total of six winners of the Total Eyecare Scholarship. Award recipients show note that the scholarship money will be paid to the winner’s desired school upon confirmation of fall semester enrollment. The student’s academic record should support their high likelihood of success within a chosen school. A short statement of 100 words or less, with a current transcript, and a completed application are required to apply and winners will be selected by a chosen committee.
“We were all once students and we want to help the next generation receive the education necessary to make a difference,” said Dr. Robert Colon. “In my experience, college and university can be quite expensive and families need all of the help that they can get to offset rising tuition costs and expenses. The Total Eyecare Scholarship is our way to contribute to our local community and help motivated students and their families fund their education. We are grateful to our residents for their continued patronage and this scholarship serves as a small thank you. We welcome all inquiries.”
Dr. Robert A. Colon, O.D., Kurt G. Alleman, O.D., and Colby B. Curtis, O.D. serve the residents of Elko and surrounding communities. Total Eyecare is a family resource for all eye health and optometry needs with personalized care and using the latest technologies to help maintain patient eye health and meet vision correction needs. Optometrists in Elko offer eye exams, vision therapy, contact lens therapy, stylish corrective eyewear, and pre- and post-operative care for necessary surgery. Their network of professionals provide patients with the services they need and the attention they deserve.
Call (775) 738-8491 to find out more about the Total Eyecare Scholarship and how to apply or visit http://totaleye.net for more details.
Total Eyecare, (775) 738-8491
Source: Total Eyecare