Matthew Hamilton Memorial Scholarship
For PTA students – The Matthew Hamilton Scholarship was established in memory of OCCC PTA student, Matt Hamilton. Matt tragically lost his life in a car accident. He had a passion for school and the PTA profession. Criteria: 1) Must be in the OCCC PTA program and have who has completed the last semester of academic coursework; 2) Must be in good standing with regard to academic and professional behaviors; 3) Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher in the PTA program coursework; and 4) Complete the required essay; 5) One reference from a faculty member; 6) One reference from a clinical instructor or employer. The recommendations from these individuals should include information about the professionalism of the applicant and ability to encourage, motivate, and connect with patients.
Awarded in the spring semester.