Ken Chagnon Scholarship

The O&P Foundation has partnered with the American Academy of Orthostists and Prosthetists (the Academy) to award the Ken Chagnon Scholarship, which supports individuals who are pursuing an education in orthotics and prosthetics (O&P) through an O&P technician program. Ken Chagnon Scholarships include a $500 cash award. Up to one Ken Chagnon Scholarship is given annually to a deserving O&P technician program student.  

About Ken Chagnon 

The Ken Chagnon Scholarship was established to pay tribute to Ken Chagnon, BS, CPO, an orthotic and prosthetic educational pioneer, by supporting the educational goals of highly motivated O&P technician students.

Eligibility Criteria

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

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:

Submission Details

Applicants are responsible for ensuring all materials are received by The O&P Foundation by the due dates posted deadline. Application materials must be received by 5:00pm Central Time on the posted deadline.



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