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About the Scholarship
The Ken Chagnon Scholarship Program provides grants to individuals who are pursuing technician education in orthotics and prosthetics. Each year the program awards $500 to a deserving O&P technician program student.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited O&P technician program as well as meeting the criteria identified below.

  • demonstrate a financial need
  • display leadership qualities
  • contribute to their own education financially
  • maintain a GPA of at least 3.0

How to Apply
Students may apply directly for the scholarship, or a professor may nominate them. To be considered for the award, students must submit the following.

  1. A completed application (form below)
  2. A letter of reference
  3. An official transcript from your current academic semester, and
  4. A 200-word essay addressing why you want to become an orthotic/prosthetic technician.

DEADLINE: January 31

School Sends Official Transcript via Mail to - Scholarships; American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists;

1331 H Street, NW, Suite 501; Washington, DC 20005


School Sends Official Transcript Electronically to

Materials cannot be returned.

QUESTIONS: If you have any questions about the Chagnon Scholarship, please contact the Academy at (202) 380-3663 or email




Remember, your application will not be considered complete until we have received your official transcript. Please have that sent right away as it usually takes several days to process.



The American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists
1331 H Street NW, Suite 501 Washington DC, 20005
(202) 380-3663