Sunday, November 7, 2010

Welcome to the Michael Pate Optical Sciences Memorial Scholarship site. This scholarship was set-up in memory of Michael Pate who was an optical engineer passionate about teaching and learning throughout his career. This annual scholarship began in 2010, and is given to one qualified candidate, once per year. In 2018, the Scholarship Foundation made a commitment to endow our Scholarship with the University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences. Beginning in 2018, our annual scholarship will be given to one of the students enrolled at the College of Optical Sciences.

We still accept donations and are fundraising to fully endow this Scholarship. For more information about donating, please call Ashley at 816-854-9589 or by email at

The Michael Pate Optical Sciences Memorial Scholarship Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.

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