American Physical Therapy Association
$2,500 annually, non-renewable.
The number of awards offered varies annually. *Please note: The number of recipients for this program varies according to the number of students meeting the eligibility requirements in any give year.
The purpose of the award is to acknowledge and reward demonstrated participation in minority affairs and services, the potential for superior achievements and academic excellence. Applicants will be evaluated on the following criteria: demonstrated evidence of contributions in the area of minority affairs and services with an emphasis on contributions made while enrolled in a physical therapy education program; potential to contribute to the profession of physical therapy (addressing honors and awards, past/present physical therapy related activities, demonstrated leadership/offices held, clarity of written communication and ability to articulate realistic goals and plans, clinical performance, critical thinking abilities, and community service); and scholastic achievement. The student must complete all degree requirements (clinical and didactic) and/or be eligible to graduate between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31 of the following year.
The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please che ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.