Arthur W. Pense Scholarship for Physical or Occupational Therapy Degree Students

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Amount
Awarded

$3,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 11, 2021

Monday
Awarded By:

The Arc New York

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One (1) scholarship is presented annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a New York resident.
  2. Must be enrolled in a degree program in physical or occupational therapy and may include a 2-3 month fieldwork program as part of your degree.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: Each year, The Arc New York presents scholarships to individuals pursuing degrees in special education, physical or occupational therapy, or a field related to intellectual or other developmental disabilities.

Application requirements for the Arthur W. Pense Scholarship for Physical or Occupational Therapy Degree Students are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • PT/OT Department Chairperson must sign your application form
Additional Information: This scholarship honors Dr. Arthur W. Pense, NYS Assistant Commissioner of Mental Hygiene from April 1, 1944 to April 15, 1961. As Assistant Commissioner, Dr. Pense was responsible for programs provided to people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities through the State of New York. Dr. Pense was widely recognized as an outstanding administrator and friend of The Arc New York. It was under his leadership that local services for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities were developed using community mental health programs.

Award Amount: The winner of the Arthur W. Pense Scholarship will receive $3,000. Its paid in installments of $1,500 per semester.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $3,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, January 11, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, January 11, 2021

Submit before the deadline.
Contact: Arthur W. Pense Scholarship for Physical or Occupational Therapy Degree Students
Address: 29 British American Boulevard 2nd Floor Latham, New York 12110

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