AMBUCS Scholarships for Therapists

Website: AMBUCS Scholarships for Therapists


Since 1955, National AMBUCS, Inc. has awarded scholarships to students pursuing degrees in physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology and hearing audiology. To date, more than $9.1 million in scholarships have been awarded to over 16,000 students.

Over $200,000 is awarded annually with individual awards ranging from $500 to $1,500. There is one two-year award in the amount of $6,000. Award monies are deposited into the student’s credit account with the financial aid office of the educational institution.


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.

Student Type
  • graduate
Citizen Type
  • US Citizen

National AMBUCS, Inc. accepts applications for its scholarship program from March 4 until May 5 at midnight, annually.

Students must submit all portions of the application before the May 5 deadline. The online application will allow students to save their work and return at a later time.

In addition to the filling out general information, the student will be required to upload:

  • Their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) SAR (Student Aid Report)
  • Proof of enrollment into an accredited program as outlined above and
  • One page personal statement.
Contact Information

National Scholarship Committee
C/o AMBUCS Resource Center