Financial Resources

NAME

AMOUNT

DEADLINE

ESSAY

TRANSCRIPTS

RECOMMENDATIONS

OTHER INFORMATION

CONTACT INFORMATION

METHOD OF SUBMISSION

'Imi Na'auao Scholarship

Yes

Yes

Yes

Requirements: resident of the State of Hawaiʽi, graduate (post-baccalaureate) degree seeking student, minimum 3.0 GPA, 2 Letters of Recommendation from non-relatives, which addresses one of the following regarding the applicant:Academic performance; Leadership skills; Community Service, a Curriculum Vitae (CV) which highlights the following: Academic achievements; Leadership experiences; Community service/civic involvement; Honors & awards, recipients will be required to perform a total of 50 community service hours by December, and 100 total community service hours by July.Spring award disbursements are contingent on the submission of the 50 community service hours.

827 Fort Street Mall

Honolulu, HI 96813

Tel: 808.537.6333

Fax: 808.521.6286

Online

AMBUCS Scholarship Program

$500 - $6,000

May

Yes

Yes

Students must be US citizens accepted in a graduate-level program that is accredited by the appropriate therapy profession authority in physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, or hearing audiology. Assistant or undergraduate programs are not eligible. Awards are based on financial need, commitment to local community, character for compassion and integrity, and career objectives.

(800) 838-1845

ambucs@ambucs.org

Online

American Association of University Women—Career Development Grants

$2,000 - $12,000

November

Yes

Provides funding to women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance or change careers or re-enter the workforce in education, health and medical sciences, or social sciences. Primary consideration is given to women of color and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents whose last degree was received before June 30, 2013.

aauw@applyists.com

202.785.7700

Online

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Scholarships

The APTA Honors & Awards program recognizes outstanding achievements by members in the areas of overall accomplishment, education, practice and service, publications, research, and academic excellence.

800-999-2782

Arthur W Pense Scholarship

$3,000

January

Yes

Yes

Requirements: must be an undergraduate student, must attend a four-year college, restricted to residents of New Mexico, restricted to students studying in New York

(518) 439-8311

Scholarships@thearcny.org

(518) 439-8311

Scholarships@thearcny.org

BrightLife Direct Physical Therapist Scholarship

$1,000

July

Yes

Yes

Yes

Requirements: must be a US citizen, applicant must be in good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0, student must be currently enrolled in a program accredited by CAPTE  or ACOTE, at least one year of the program must be completed before the deadline

1-877-545-8585

scholarship@brightlifedirect.com

Online

Challenge Scholarship

October

Yes

Yes

Yes

This scholarship is given to NSCA. Members seeking either an undergraduate or graduate degree in a strength and conditioning-related field. 

1 (800) 815 - 6826

1 (719) 632 - 6722

nsca@nsca.com

Online

DAR Occupational/Physical Therapy Scholarship

$1,000

November

Requirements: Applicants must be citizens of the United States, applicants must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States, all multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance, awards are based on academic excellence, commitment to the field of study, and/or financial need, or other restrictions on specific scholarships, awards are placed on deposit with the recipient’s college or university and any unused portion shall be returned to the DAR, applicants are only eligible to receive one scholarship from the DAR.

scholarships@nsdar.org 

Online

Franklin D. Boyce Scholarship

$2,500

Yes

Yes

Yes

Requirements: be attending or express an interest in attending college as a full-time or part-time undergraduate (at least 6 hours per semester) or graduate student in a health-related field, submit a completed “John Randolph Foundation Scholarship Application” ONLINE to include the required documents which must be uploaded with the application, demonstrate financial need and, must have a G.P.A. of 3.0 or better.

Contact form

Online

HIE Help Center Scholarships

$1,000

July

Yes

Yes

Requirements: Cannot be a past, present, or future client of ABC Law Centers (the firm sponsoring the HIE Help Center), be seeking or in the process of completing higher education at an institution in the United States (either as an undergraduate or graduate student) in physical, occupational, or speech therapy. High school seniors are also welcome to apply if they already know which college or university they will be attending, have a GPA of at least 3.0

HIE Help Center

Owned by ABC Law Centers & Jesse Reiter

122 Concord Rd

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

community@hiehelpcenter.org

Mary McMillan Scholarship Award

$5,000

Yes

Yes

Yes

Students must be nominated from physical therapist professional education programs and physical therapist assistant education programs accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the association.

alissapatanarut@apta.org

Online

Minority Scholarship

$2,000

October

Yes

Yes

Yes

This scholarship is designed to encourage minorities, ages 17 and older, to enter into the field of strength and conditioning. A minority is defined as "ethnic minority," as determined by the U.S. Census Bureau. Applicants must demonstrate they have been accepted into an accredited institution working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree in the strength and conditioning field. Awards in the amount of $2,000 are granted and are to be applied toward tuition charges accrued by the student. 

1 (800) 815 - 6826

1 (719) 632 - 6722

nsca@nsca.com

Online

Natasha Porter Memorial Scholarship

October

Yes

Yes

Yes

Requirements: current membership at the time of application, have never attended an NSCA National Conference, current ERP Student in good standing (undergraduate), 3.0+ GPA, the pursuant degree is in a strength and conditioning field, the applicant has not won this award previously, is not a current member of the NSCA Foundation Board of Directors, Scholarship Committee, serve as a Scholarship Reviewer, NSCA Board of Directors, NSCA/NSCA Foundation affiliate employee or employee's family member.

1 (800) 815 - 6826

1 (719) 632 - 6722

nsca@nsca.com

Online

National Athletic Trainers Association Educational Grants

$2,500

February

Phone – (972) 532-8805 Fax – (214)736-5465

Email - jennifery@nata.org

Jennifer Yoder, NATA Foundation Director

NATA Foundation; 1620 Valwood Pkwy, Suite 115 • Carrollton, TX 75006 Phone – (972) 532-8805

Fax – (214)736-5465

Email - jennifery@nata.org

Paulina L. Sorg Scholarship

Yes

Yes

No

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.

827 Fort Street Mall

Honolulu, HI 96813

Tel: 808.537.6333

Fax: 808.521.6286

Online

Promotion of Doctoral Studies Scholarships: PODS I

Up to $7,500 per year

January

Requirements: be enrolled as a full or part-time student in a regionally, fully accredited post-professional doctoral program whose content has a demonstrated relationship to physical therapy. Students enrolled in transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (t- DPT) programs are not eligible for Foundation scholarship support. Must demonstrate commitment to further the physical therapy profession through research and teaching in the United States and its territories and must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

info@foundation4pt.org

Online

Robanna Fund

Yes

Yes

No

The Robanna Fund was created in 1992 by Robert and Deanna Levy to provide financial assistance to students in the medical field so that they may pursue careers in the health care profession.

827 Fort Street Mall

Honolulu, HI 96813

Tel: 808.537.6333

Fax: 808.521.6286

Online

Womens Scholarship

$2,000

October

Yes

Yes

Yes

This scholarship is designed to support those who identify as female, ages 17 and older, to enter into the field of strength and conditioning. Applicants must demonstrate they have been accepted into an accredited institution and are working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree in the strength and conditioning field. Awards in the amount of $2,000 are granted and are to be applied toward tuition charges accrued by the student. 

1 (800) 815 - 6826

1 (719) 632 - 6722

nsca@nsca.com

Online