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Spring Student Scholarships Available; Applications Due April 13

Mar 20, 2018, 07:50 AM by Arizona Admin

The Physical Therapy Association of Arizona is proud to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Spring 2018 student scholarship. 

In order to be eligible for a scholarship, students must be in their final year of an Arizona PT or PTA program and be a student member of the APTA. Please note that applications must be approved by the program chair. The completed applications must be submitted on or before 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 13, 2018. The scholarships will be awarded during the Spring Membership Meeting on Sunday, May 6 from 12:15-2:15 pm at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine, in Tucson, as part of the AzPTA Spring Conference, May 4-6.

Student scholarship applications will be reviewed on the basis of academic grades (20 points) and two essays. One essay will address career goals (40 points) and the other will address leadership or community service experience (40 points). The essay prompts are included in the application below.

Scholarship applications should be submitted electronically to arizona@apta.org using the provided form.

Please contact Jodi Thomas, Scholarship Committee Chair at jthoma@midwestern.edu if you have questions.