Enhancements    

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS
PI: Christine Chen
Sponsor: DHHS - HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
Occupational Therapy
Amount awarded: $632,772

This grant will support disadvantaged students attending UTEP's Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) Program, in completing their health professions education. Funds from HRSA will allow us to offer them SDS scholarship support. Past support has allowed us to achieve a 100% graduation rate achieved in Class 2015. 90% of Class 2013 and Class 2014 passed the national license exam within 12 months after graduation. Seventy-five percent (75%) of SDS recipients work in primary care settings, and 90% local students stay and work in El Paso County region.

Posting date: Wed, 09/21/2016

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