Scholar Holler

Do you know an Outstanding O&P Student?  If so, please encourage them to apply for the ABC/OPERF Student Award for Academic Achievement — a $1,000 cash prize awarded each year to ten exceptional O&P Masters students for their academic excellence!

 Eligible Applicants Must:

  • Be enrolled full-time in a CAAHEP accredited O&P practitioner program
  • Have completed at least one semester of the program
  • Cannot be a previous winner of this award

The deadline for applications is October 1st so spread the word! Visit the OPERF website at to apply and for more details on the submission criteria and process. 

Speaking of outstanding students…

Jim visits nearly 300 students each year to inform them about the ABC certification process and to help prepare them for their next steps toward becoming practitioners. To see where he’s headed next, follow ABC on Instagram @abc.opp and look up the hashtag #wheresjimabc!

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