2017 Dan McKeever Scholarship Fund

The Orthotic and Prosthetic Education and Development Fund is pleased to announce the Dan McKeever Scholarship Program to provide grants to individuals who are pursuing an education in orthotics and prosthetics. Each year the program will award $1000 to two deserving O&P baccalaureate or master's degree students.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be rising seniors in an accredited O&P bachelors degree program or currently enrolled in an accredited O&P master's degree program as well as:

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

APPLICATIONS: Students may apply directly for the scholarship, or a professor may nominate them. To be considered for the award, students must submit a completed application, a letter of reference, a transcript and a 200-word essay on why they want to work in the orthotic and/or prosthetic professions by May 30th, 2017.

DEADLINE: Applications must be received by May 30th, 2017.
Send materials to:

The Academy
McKeever Scholarship Fund
1331 H Street, NW
Suite 501
Washington, DC 20005

Materials will become the property of the Fund and cannot be returned.

QUESTIONS: If you have any questions about applying for the Dan McKeever Scholarship, please contact the Academy at (202) 380-3663 ext 212 or email .

Dan McKeever Scholarship Fund Application (PDF Format)