Healthcare & Physical Therapy Scholarships

Eligibility: College juniors, seniors, and graduate students pursuing degrees in physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, or audiology.

Amount: $500-$1,500 (awards range annually)

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Eligibility: College students enrolled in a physical therapy program; a faculty nomination may be required depending on the scholarship.

Amount: Varies based on scholarship.

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Eligibility: Students must be enrolled in a pre-med program or be a medical student in good academic standing.

Amount: $1000

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Eligibility: U.S. citizen studying at an accredited University.

Amount: Three $1000 awards and seven $250 awards.

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Eligibility: Current high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student demonstrating outstanding achievement and interest in a healthcare-related field.

Amount: $1500

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Eligibility: Enrolled in a healthcare based program with a minimum GPA of 3.2.

Amount: $1000

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Eligibility: High school senior or enrolled at an accredited university, a minimum GPA of 3.0, and pursuing a degree in the medical field.

Amount: $1000

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Eligibility: College students that display financial need and who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research.

Amount: up to $20,000 in addition to paid research training at the NIH during the summer and paid employment at the NIH after graduation.

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Eligibility: Students who display financial need and have been accepted by or are currently attending an accredited OT or PT program; a letter of sponsorship from the applicant’s local DAR chapter is also required.

Amount: $1,000

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For a listing of scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a public health degree, visit the following website.

Eligibility: College students (both undergraduate and graduate) majoring in a field related to health, physical education, recreation, and dance; membership with the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) is required.

Amount: $1,250 (undergraduate award); $1,750 (graduate award)

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Eligibility: College juniors and seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Amount: $5,000 (Four total awards)

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