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.

Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program

The purpose of the Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program is to increase the number of appropriately trained allied healthcare professionals, and to encourage their practice in direct patient care in medically underserved areas of California. Priority is given to students enrolled in the fields of medical imaging, occupational therapy, physical therapy, respiratory care, social work, pharmacy, pharmacy technician, medical laboratory technologist, surgical technician, ultrasound technician, and diagnostic medical sonography. Eligible applicants may receive up to $2,500 per year, and would have a service obligation of 1 year or 100-150 hours volunteer service. This program is funded by a contribution from Kaiser Permanente.

EAAT Hippotherapy Scholarship

$10,000 two-year scholarship Ideal candidates are a current member of AQHA pursuing a career in the field of hippotherapy through physical therapy, occupational therapy and or speech language pathology. Related college majors may include, but are not limited to, communication disorders, sports and exercise science or kinesiology. Members should apply while enrolled as a sophomore at an accredited university or has been accepted to a related graduate school program. Recipients must maintain a minimum cumulative 2.5 grade point average. Funding for this scholarship will be applied to the junior and senior year of a four-year undergraduate degree program or a two-year graduate degree program as specified above.

Biology - Academic Opportunity Award

In addition to the scholarship application, all applicants should write a short paragraph describing specific interests and/or career goals within the broad discipline of biology. Biological Sciences include a choice of programs in Biology, Botany, Conservation, Secondary Education, Range Management, Pre-Forestry, Pre-Physical Therapy, Medical Technology, and Fisheries and Wildlife Management. Applicants should indicate area of interest on the application. These awards are for incoming freshmen only.

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.

Paulina L. Sorg Scholarship

Description:This scholarship was established from the Trust of Paulina Sorg for students studying Nursing or Physical Therapy. Ms. Sorg formerly worked at the Department of Health in the Bureau of Crippled Children and Maternal and Child Health. Her dedication to the patients she served in life continues on through this scholarship. Requirements: Be enrolled in a Physical Therapy Program. Be a college junior, senior or graduate student.

Physical Therapy Scholarship

BrightLife Direct is awarding a scholarship of $1,000 to a student currently enrolled full-time in an occupational therapy, physical therapy (PT) or a physical therapy assistant (PTA) program. All PT and PTA programs must be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). All Occupational Therapy programs must be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). The deadline to submit your application is July 15, 2016.

Scholarships for Emigres in the Health Professions

This program will provide scholarships to emigres from the former Soviet Union to train in medicine, dentistry, dental hygiene, nursing, pharmacy, occupational and physical therapy, and physician assistant programs. Applicants must be female and live within a 50-mile radius of New York City. Grants are awarded based on financial need and academic merit.

Health Services Collegiate Prgm, Medical Service

Must be a student entering the senior year of college who is under the age of 35 with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Offered to African-American, Hispanic, American Indian, and Asian students. Must be a U.S. citizen attending a four-year institution studying pharmacy, optometry, environmental health, industrial hygiene, health care administration, physical therapy, or to become a physician assistant.

Health Care Professions Loan/Scholarship Program For Graduate Students (HCP-GR)

Program Overview The primary objectives of this program are to provide education opportunities to students who are interested in majoring in Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy and address Mississippi’s health care shortage area’s by providing a constant source of qualified Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists. HCP awards will be made available, to the extent of appropriated funds, to persons seeking a master’s degree at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in exchange for employment in a state health institution in the State of Mississippi. Important Dates: Application dates: January 1 – March 31 Document deadline: April 30, except for the Letter of Acceptance, this may be submitted through June 30. The dates are important as the number of awards and recipients are dependent upon available funds. Eligibility You are eligible if all the following apply: You will be a graduate student for the upcoming school year You are a current legal resident of Mississippi You are enrolled full-time You must not presently or previously have defaulted on an educational loan You are majoring in Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Award Amount: The HCP awards up to $3,000 per academic year not to exceed two (2) calendar years or $6,000. All graduate recipients must maintain a 3.0/4.0 or higher grade point average each semester in order to continue to receive funds under the renewal process.

AfterCollege Physical Therapy Student Scholarship

AfterCollege is proud to offer a $500 scholarship for students currently working toward a masters or doctorate degree in Physical Therapy or in a 2-year (AA) Physical Therapist Assistant program. Students must be in good standing in an accredited program and carry a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Scholarship recipients will be chosen by the AfterCollege Scholarship Committee, and recipients will be announced during the month following the deadline. • Student must have an AfterCollege profile (registration and all services are free to students) • Must be a full-time student at the time of the scholarship deadline

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