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PT and PTA Student Scholarship Purpose

Purpose:

To reward students who are pursuing a professional career in physical therapy. It is required that applicants are APTA student members and are students in a program in Indiana.

Award Criteria:

It is required that applicants are APTA Student Members.

Awardees will be selected on the basis of:

  • Academic and clinical achievement in the PT or PTA programs
  • Community and professional service activities
  • Past achievements
  • Essay response
Details:
PT Student Scholarship

APTA Indiana is pleased to provide one $1,000 PT Student Scholarship for attendance at an APTA-sponsored conference (CSM, NEXT or National Student Conclave) for a PT Student Member who attends an Indiana educational program.

A one-page minimum write-up describing your experience at the conference may be requested for Chapter publication.

 
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Jennifer Grillo Memorial PTA Student Scholarship

APTA Indiana is pleased to provide one $500 PTA Student Scholarship and attendance at the APTA Indiana Fall Conference for a PTA Student Member who attends an Indiana educational program.

A one-page minimum write-up describing your experience at the conference may be requested for Chapter publications.

 

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Applicants will be notified of committee selections by July.

Submit all questions and materials electronically in a single packet to: APTA Indiana Awards Committee at inaptaawardscommittee@gmail.com

Deadline: April 30

Specialist Certification Scholarship

APTA Indiana is pleased to award two scholarships for members who plan to sit for their board certification exam. Each scholarship will total $500, with $350 awarded initially and then the remaining $150 awarded after passage of the exam.

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Submit all questions and materials electronically in a single packet to: APTA Indiana Awards Committee at inaptaawardscommittee@gmail.com

Deadline: July 1

PTA Advanced Proficiency Pathway Scholarship

APTA Indiana is pleased to award two scholarships for PTA Members who plan to pursue their Advanced Proficiency. Each scholarship will total $270, with $135 awarded initially upon acceptance and then the remaining $135 awarded after successful completion. Recipients have one year to complete the program to receive the final funds.

Award Criteria:

It is required that applicants are IN Chapter members throughout the duration of the process to obtain all scholarship funds.

Awardees will be selected on the basis of:

  • Proof of IN licensure
  • Proof of minimum of 2 years of APTA membership
  • Proof of completion of pre-course requirements
  • Copy of enrollment application with proof of acceptance
  • Essay response related to how the advance proficiency pathway will impact your practice and professional development.

 

To apply, assemble a packet containing the following information:

  1. Completed Scholarship Application
  2. Copy of IN license or other verification
  3. Copy of APTA membership card or other membership verification
  4. Copy of proof of completion of pre-course requirements
  5. Essay answering the question:  “How do you foresee a specialist certification impacting your practice and professional development?” This essay should be a maximum of two double-spaced pages in at least 10-point type.

Download Application

Applicants will be notified of committee decisions by September.

Submit all questions and materials electronically in a single packet to: APTA Indiana Awards Committee at inaptaawardscommittee@gmail.com

Deadline: July 1

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