Vision of Hope Foundation Grant


The Vision of Hope Foundation Grant was established in honor of Russel Fritz Sr. as a tribute to his personal contributions and achievement in the field of opticianry. Second year students in opticianry programs are eligible for tuition scholarship. Donations designated for scholarships will support this program.

Criteria for Applicants

  • Must be a 2nd year student attending an NFOS program
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • History of community service
  • 500-word essay describing yourself and why you feel you should be awarded this grant.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Academic Advisor’s name
  • Copy of transcripts.

First $500.00 will be awarded after first semester grades with proof of maintained required GPA.  Second $500.00 will be awarded after completion of program, once again with proof of required 3.0 GPA. Maximum amount to be awarded is $1000.00.

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Deadline to apply for 2017-2018 academic year is August 15th.

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