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The following scholarships are available to students majoring in Physical Therapy. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need (unless noted otherwise).

To be considered for any scholarship, you must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Charles A. Frueauff Foundation Scholarship

Awarded to outstanding undergaduate students in the Departments of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology or in programs in community health education, therapeutic recreation, and health policy studies.

Who can apply: Outstanding rising sophomore, junior or senior students

Access online application here.
 

Arkell Hall Foundation Scholarship

Awarded to undergraduate students showing outstanding academic ability in the Departments of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology or in programs in community health education, therapeutic recreation, and health policy studies.

Who can apply: Outstanding rising sophomore, junior or senior students

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J. William '33 and Jane S. Bagley Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to outstanding undergraduate students in clinical health studies/physical therapy.

Who can apply: Outstanding rising sophomore, junior or senior students

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Ellen Marie Blodgett '65 Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to an undergraduate physical therapy student with demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to a student pursuing a second career or to a student who interrupted his or her academic career for personal reasons and who has returned to complete a degree. The scholarship was generously established by Ellen Marie Blodgett through her estate.

Who can apply: Rising sophomores, juniors, or seniors

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Emmett Boldt '60 Scholarship

Awarded to an undergraduate student in the clinical health studies/physical therapy program. Established by friends and family in memory of Emmett Boldt.

Who can apply: Outstanding rising sophomore, junior or senior students

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Jae French Physical Therapy Scholarship

Awarded to undergraduate students majoring in physical therapy who are in good academic standing and have demonstrated financial need.

Who can apply: Outstanding rising sophomore, junior or senior students

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McClung Family Scholarship

Awarded to undergraduate physical therapy students in good academic standing with demonstrated financial need.

Who can apply: Outstanding rising sophomore, junior or senior students

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Physical Therapy Endowment

Awarded to outstanding seniors and fifth-year students in the clinical health studies/physical therapy program.

Who can apply: Rising senior or fifth year students

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Arlene Makransky Wolff '57 Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to an outstanding student majoring in physical therapy. Preference is given to those qualified students who plan to pursue a career in pediatric physical therapy. Financial need is not a consideration.

Who can apply: Outstanding rising sophomore, junior, or senior students

Access online application here.

National Rehabilitation Medical Network Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time graduate student in the Department of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Eligible students must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5 and demonstrate outstanding clinical performance. Financial need is not a requirement.

The National Rehabilitation Medical Network specializes in treating persons with physical disabilities caused by spinal cord and head injuries, stroke, arthritis, amputation, multiple sclerosis, post-polio syndrome, and other neurological and orthopedic conditions.

It has grown from a single hospital to The NRH Medical Rehabilitation Network providing inpatient and outpatient care and day treatment programs. The network provides nearly 200,000 ambulatory visits annually in addition to the hospital's more than 1,700 inpatient admissions. Physicians nationwide consistently rank NRH among “America’s Best Hospitals,” as reported by U.S. News & World Report.

Who can apply: Graduate students majoring in Physical Therapy,
Occupational Therapy or Speech-Language
Pathology and Audiology

Access online application here.

The following scholarships are available by department nomination only (applications not accepted).

contact the Chair of the Physical Therapy Department if you would like additional information.

Physical Therapy Leadership Scholarship

Awarded to an outstanding graduate student in the Physical Therapy program who has a grade point average of 3.5 or higher; a history of leadership in the program, institution, or community and potential for leadership in the profession; and demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to African American, Latino, Asian American, and Native American (ALANA) students. Established in celebration of the career and retirement of Professor Michael A. Pagliarulo.

Dr. Justin Alexander Scholarship

Awarded to a deserving graduate physical therapy major to help defray the costs of the last year of study. Financial need is not a requirement. Created to honor Justin Alexander on his retirement in 1986 after 28 years of service to the College.

Ray Boone Scholarship

Awarded to a graduate student with outstanding academic performance and demonstrated financial need who is entering the final year of the doctor of physical therapy degree program.