ABC O&P Technician Scholarship

The O&P Foundation has partnered with the American Board of Certification for Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics (ABC) to provide scholarships to Orthotic and Prosthetic (O&P) technician students who are currently enrolled at O&P technician education institutions that are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). ABC O&P Technician Student Scholarships include a $5,000 cash award. Up to 8 ABC O&P Technician Student Scholarships may be given annually.  

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student in a CAAHEP-accredited O&P technician program and meet all of the the following criteria:

Applications will be reviewed by a committee of educators and clinical experts appointed by The O&P Foundation's Education Committee. Eligible students may apply for both the O&P Technician Student Scholarship and Scholarship for O&P Technician Diversity. However, students are only eligible to receive one ABC Scholarship (O&P Technician Student Scholarship or Scholarship for O&P Technician Diversity). Students who apply for both scholarships will be asked to indicate their preference if they are selected to receive both scholarships.  

How to Apply

Create an account in the O&P Foundation Application Portal, then select the ABC O&P Technician Scholarshipsprogram application and follow portal instructions.

     7. Upload and Submit application materials to The O&P Foundation's application portal.


Applicants are responsible for ensuring all materials are received by 5:00pm Central Time on the posted deadline.

Applications closed for 2024


If you have any questions about the ABC Orthotist and Prosthetist Scholarship, please contact