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We are practitioners of the healing arts defining the standard for excellence in optometric education and vision care.
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Pikeville, Kentucky 41501
A gift to UPIKE is a gift to the future of our students. Gifts to the Annual Fund support the people, infrastructure and activities that ensure students’ futures are bright.
A gift to the Annual Fund can support the following needs:
Annual Fund (unrestricted)Annual fund, or unrestricted, gifts are directed wherever the need is greatest. Needs may include institutional scholarships for students; much-needed lab equipment, computers and other classroom resources; and opportunities benefiting students through athletics, guest speakers and clubs.
EndowmentAn endowment ensures ongoing financial support for students. You can name an endowment for yourself, your family, your friend, your favorite professor, your company – the choice is yours – or donate to a current endowment.
Capital ProjectsFunding earmarked for capital projects allows the university to make improvements in classrooms, labs, residence halls and other facilities that serve our students.
ScholarshipsYour gift makes it possible for us to provide institutional scholarships to approximately 91 percent of students.
UPIKE – Kentucky College of Osteopathic MedicineYour gift to UPIKE’s Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine supports student scholarships, medical mission trips and endowments.UPIKE – Kentucky College of OptometryYour gift to UPIKE’s Kentucky College of Optometry supports student scholarships, medical mission trips and endowments.