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Physical Therapy Scholarships

Here are some of the Physical Therapy scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

AMBUCS Scholarships for Therapists

AMBUCS offers scholarships to students (U.S. citizens) in their junior/senior year in a bachelor's degree, or a graduate program leading to a master's or doctoral degree. Students must be accepted in an accredited program by the appropriate health/therapy profession authority in physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, and hearing audiology. Assistant programs are not eligible. Awards are based on financial need, commitment to local community, demonstrated academic accomplishment, character for compassion and integrity, and career objectives.

MedicareSupplementalInsurance.com Therapy Professionals Scholarship

Premise$1,000 annual scholarship to be awarded to the chosen applicant. Scholarship shall be awarded to one (1) recipient. Applicants must be any person 17 years of age or older who demonstrates interest in physical, massage, recreational, or occupational therapy or psychology professions and is interested in attending a related program, undergraduate, graduate, or accredited training program at an accredited institution of learning within the United States. Requirements: Applicants must be any person 17 years of age or older who demonstrates interest in physical, massage, recreational, or occupational therapy or psychology professions and is interested in attending a related program, undergraduate, graduate, or accredited training program at an accredited institution of learning within the United States. Applicant must use scholarship award for a related program as outlined above within an accredited institution within the United States. Applicant must be either a citizen of the United States or a foreign student with a valid United States Student Visa. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, based on the previous year’s academic performance. Students enrolled in any mental health therapy (psychology, psychiatry, etc) or chiropractic program are eligible to apply. Application Process Applicant shall submit all contact information as contained within the application, including name, address, phone number, email, date of birth, and sex. Applicant must be prepared to submit proof of age should he or she be chosen as the winner and recipient of the scholarship. Applicant shall be prepared to submit proof of enrollment or acceptance to an accredited institution of learning should he or she be chosen as winner and recipient of the scholarship. Applicant must submit an essay of at least 500 words, but no more than 1000 words, explaining what they hope to accomplish in the field of physical, massage, recreational, or occupational therapy and how they will impact the lives of others with the education and knowledge they acquire while in school. This essay will also include the student’s opinion on why they feel they should be selected to receive the scholarship funds. Selection Applications will be reviewed by a panel and the winner will be selected based on criteria set forth in the requirements section of this document as well as the opinions of the editors of MedicareSeupplementalInsurance.com. Once the winner is decided and notified of the award, he or she will be mailed a W9 tax form and the check will be mailed to their address. The winner of the scholarship will be fully responsible for the taxes incurred from receiving the award. Deadlines Applications are now being accepted and will close one month prior to the date the award is given. All application inquiries and submissions may be made via email at scholarship@MedicareSupplementalInsurance.com.

William James & Dorothy Bading Lanquist Fund

Requirements: Major in the Physical Sciences and related fields (excluding Biological and Social Sciences).

Mary McMillan Scholarship Award

Students may be nominated from physical therapist assistant education programs and physical therapist professional education programs accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the Association. Student nominees should be in one of the following phases of their educational program: Physical therapist assistant education program students must be enrolled in the final year of study. For physical therapist assistant education programs that have a part-time curriculum, all nominees must be in the final year of the curriculum of that institution. Each institution must determine the minimum number of credit hours required for final year status. Based on this, all nominees must be in the final year of the curriculum to be nominated. Physical therapist professional education program students must be within 12 months of completing all requirements for graduation from the entry-level program, by the start of the September 1 Honors and Awards nomination process. Nominations of students from an educational institution will be limited to one (1) physical therapist assistant student, and one (1) physical therapist professional education student. The intent of the award is to recognize those students who exhibit superior scholastic ability and potential for future professional contribution. Awards are made on a competitive basis. Recipients will be selected on the basis of the following criteria: superior scholastic performance, past productivity, evidence of potential contribution to physical therapy and service to the American Physical Therapy Association.

Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program

The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program (WU Scholars) is a program designed to support young people and their efforts to pursue a post-secondary education. Selected scholarship recipients will receive USD $2,500 each to contribute toward tuition or school fees at an accredited post-secondary institution and will be selected based on criteria relating to the program's three pillars: Perseverance, Aspiration, and Community. To be eligible, students must be seeking an undergraduate degree in one of the following categories: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business/entrepreneurship. The application, which requires a letter of recommendation and an academic transcript, opens Wednesday March 8th. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 12 at noon Eastern Standard Time. Please contact wufoundation@iie.org with any questions.

Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program Fall 2018

Research is a critical component for the development and advancement in the life science community. We want to further scientific achievement by helping students who are interested in developing a career in science. The Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program is awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field twice a year. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded to one student for the fall and spring semesters.

Galien Ambulance Scholarship

Description: Awarded annually to a High School senior residing in the Galien School District, who is beginning a career path for a health-related profession in an effort to help provide health professionals in the Galien area.Criteria: Graduates of any High School in Southwest lower Michigan who is currently a Galien Resident and enrolled in medical, dental, optometric, veterinary medicine, nursing, therapy, or any and all educational programs which are designed to educate individuals for the provision of medical or other health care services to humans or to animals. Consideration will be given to a full or part-time student at an accredited institute of higher learning with evidence of leadership and communityservice. Financial need will be at least a secondary consideration. Interview required.Award: Amounts up to $1000; nonrenewable

Carter Littell Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: * Awarded to students working toward a degree related to health care services, particularly the treatment of physical and mental handicaps. * Applicant must be currently enrolled in the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (HPER). * For more information, contact the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (HPER).

Michael Moody Fitness

The Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship offers $1,500 to a high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement, participation and leadership in school activities and work experience, and interest in pursuing a career in the health and fitness related fields. The student may apply and use the money for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. The scholarship is sponsored by Michael Moody Fitness. The 2017 program will be accepting scholarship applications from August 2nd, 2017 until 1,000 scholarship applications are submitted or July 15th, 2018, whichever comes first. Your scholarship application MUST be one of the first 1,000 submitted by the deadline date.

Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund

The Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund is an endowment fund of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. This scholarship will be used to assist students for the study of a medical related discipline attending a school in Dauphin, Cumberland or Perry Counties.Selection criteria:Scholarship applications will be evaluated on the following criteria:1. Students must attend college for the study of a medical related discipline2. Leadership/Community Service3. Character4. Academic performance with a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale5. An essay on the following topic: “My biggest life challenge and what I learned from the experience.”6. Financial need

IHS Preparatory Scholarship

Our Preparatory scholarship provides financial aid to qualified American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate students. Recipients must be members or descendants of federally recognized, state-recognized or terminated Tribes enrolled in preparatory courses or prerequisite courses leading to enrollment in an eligible health professions degree program. Eligibility Requirements Before you begin your application, confirm that you meet our eligibility requirements, as well as familiarize yourself with the agreement or contract associated with the scholarship that matches your academic pursuits. Citizenship Requirements You must be a United States citizen (US-born or naturalized) or US national to be considered for an IHS scholarship. Males 18 years or older must be registered for Selective Service. Documents that will be accepted as proof of citizenship include: Copy of your birth certificate. Current US passport. Certificate of citizenship or naturalization. A copy of a driver’s license or a social security card will not be accepted as documentation of citizenship. Tribal/Village Membership Requirements Preparatory and Pre-Graduate Scholarships: Recipients must be a member or descendant of a federally recognized, state-recognized or terminated American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native village. Health Professions Scholarship: Recipients must be a member of a federally recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native village only. Academic Requirement Applicants must also meet specific eligibility requirements: Be a high school graduate or the equivalent. Have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Be capable of completing a health profession degree program. Intend to serve Indian people as a health professional in your chosen discipline.

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