Merit-based Scholarships

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If you've got excellent grades and high SAT or ACT scores, these scholarships are for you! Merit-based scholarships seek to reward, recruit, or encourage the students who show the highest levels of academic achievement and have specific eligibility requirements based on the applicant's GPA and/or test scores.

New York Occupational Therapy Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. college sophomores and/or graduate students who are residents of New York and who are currently attending a college/university in New York. Students must be members of both the New York Occupational Therapy Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association and be pursing a career in occupational therapy.

Total: $1000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Texas Occupational Therapy Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. college sophomores and/or graduate students who are residents of Texas and who are currently attending a college/university in Texas. Students must be members of both the Texas Occupational Therapy Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association and be pursing a career in occupational therapy.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Utah Occupational Therapy Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. college sophomores and/or graduate students who have been residents of Utah for two years or more and who are currently attending a college/university in Utah. Students must be members of both the Utah Occupational Therapy Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association and be pursing a career in occupational therapy.

Total: $300 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Pacific University Occupational Therapy Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. college graduate students who are residents of Oregon and who are currently attending Pacific University in Oregon. Students must be members of the American Occupational Therapy Association and be pursing a career in occupational therapy.

Total: $1100 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Oklahoma Occupational Therapy Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. college sophomores and/or graduate students who are residents of Oklahoma and who are currently attending a college/university in Oklahoma. Students must be members of both the Oklahoma Occupational Therapy Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association and be pursing a career in occupational therapy.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Rosa Hartsook Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. occupational therapists who are residents of Ohio and who plan on attending a college/university in Ohio. Students must be members of the American Occupational Therapy Association, must already have an entry-level degree, and must be pursuing a graduate degree in occupational therapy.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 25
2018

University of North Dakota Ruth Peterson Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. graduate students who are residents of North Dakota and who are currently attending the University of North Dakota. Students must be members of the American Occupational Therapy Association and be pursing a career in occupational therapy.

Total: $375 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 25
2018

AKSARBEN Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Nebraska or certain counties of western Iowa.

Total: $1200 Awards:  50
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger Alabama Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Alabama.

Total: $2000 Awards:  8
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger Alaska Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Alaska.

Total: $2000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger Arizona Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Arizona.

Total: $2000 Awards:  9
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger Arkansas Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Arkansas.

Total: $2000 Awards:  7
Deadline:  October 25
2018