Our mission is to pay the tuition of Opticianry School candidates who show a special talent but are facing financial difficulty.

Graduates of the Hillsborough Community College Opticianry School may take the Florida Opticianry Exam without serving in the Opticianry Apprenticeship Program.

1. Opticianry is a discipline as well as an art. Talent should be sought out and encouraged.

2. The Scholarship is administered by Hillsborough Community College Foundation, Tampa, Florida.

3. The Scholarship winner(s) is/are announced at The Professional Opticians of Florida Summer Showcase.