American Physical Therapy Association

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APTA offers several different scholarships, some requiring nomination. Most have deadlines of Dec. 1 each year. Eligibility requirements vary. Please see for complete details.

Eligibility requirements vary for each award. As an example, the general PT/PTA Outstanding Student Awards require:

1. Applicants must currently be enrolled in their final year of an accredited or developing physical therapist or physical therapist assistant education program.

2. The applicant must be a current member of APTA.

3. Elected officers of the Student Assembly Board of Directors and Nominating Committee are not eligible.

Student Type
  • graduate
Citizen Type

See website for updated application forms.

Contact Information

For questions regarding the nomination process or the award, please contact