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AMBUCS Scholars
Sponsor: AMBUCS
P.O. Box 5127
High Point, NC 27262
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $500-$6,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ambucs.org

Ann Wade Strength in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Oklahoma Association of School Business Officials
P.O. Box 32364
Edmond, OK 73003
Eligibility: Applicants must be Oklahoma high school seniors planning to pursue a degree within the K-12 education field. Students must be pursuing a certified degree in education or directly support the education system which includes but is not limited to the following: teaching, school administration, counseling, librarian, child psychology, occupational therapy (speech, learning disabilities, etc.), dietician or music instruction.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.okasbo.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3277

Aprendamos Juntos Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico
2640 El Paseo Road
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Eligibility: Applicants must be New Mexico residents who are in their second semester and are working in physical therapy, occupational therapy or board-certified behavior analyst programs.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://communityfoundationofsouthernnewmexico.org/

Cassie Zousoumas Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Greater Lowell Community Foundation
100 Merrimack Street
Suite 202
Lowell, MA 01852
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates of Lowell High School who wish to pursue college study and a career in special education, physical, occupational or speech therapy.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.glcfoundation.org/glcfscholarships/

Chicago Occupational Therapy Scholarship
Sponsor: Chicago Occupational Therapy
1422 West Willow Street
Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60642
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently admitted to or attending graduate school to become an occupational therapist. Students must have an exceptional personality, clinical skills and character and be committed to working in a private practice setting focused on the pediatric population. Applicants must be attending a school or have a permanent address in the following Midwestern states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Wisconsin, Ohio or Nebraska.

Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: Rolling Basis
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://chicagooccupationaltherapy.com/scholarship/

Christian Care Retirement Community Scholarship
Sponsor: Wells County Foundation Inc.
360 North Main Street
Suite C
Bluffton, IN 46714
Eligibility: Applicants must plan to study in the fields of food preparation, medical, recreational therapy or social services and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to current employees of Christian Care Retirement Community and those interested in pursuing a career related to services for the elderly.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.wellscountyfound.org/

Daniel Altmiller and Elizabeth Altmiller Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Bartholomew County
538 Franklin Street
P.O. Box 1547
Columbus, IN 47202
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation. Students must be planning to pursue a bachelor's degree at an accredited college or university majoring in either education, occupational therapy or physical therapy. Preference is given to those specializing in special education, pediatric occupational or pediatric physical therapy. Special consideration is also given to students participating in their high school's Best Buddies program.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.heritagefundbc.org/scholarships/

David A. Couch Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Parkersburg Area Community Foundation
P.O. Box 1762
1620 Park Avenue
Parkersburg, WV 26102
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Wood, Wirt, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Mason, Calhoun, Gilmer or Doddridge in Western Virginia or Washington County in Ohio. Students must be pursuing massage therapy, physical or occupational therapy. Personal commitment to volunteer or community service is also considered.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://pacfwv.com

Devasthali Family Scholarship for Health Care Professionals
Sponsor: Cumberland Community Foundation
P.O. Box 2345
Fayetteville, NC 28302
Eligibility: Applicants must be Cumberland County residents who graduated from any of the high schools in Cumberland with a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrated financial need. Students must enroll at any university or college based in Cumberland County, North Carolina and major in dental hygiene or dental hygiene assistant, medical assistant, nursing, occupational therapist or occupational therapist assistant, physical therapy or physical therapy assistant. Applicants must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA to renew the scholarship.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cumberlandcf.org/scholarships/

Down Syndrome Aim High Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region
6 Tower Place
Albany, NY 12203
Eligibility: Applicants must be interested in assisting those with Down Syndrome. Students must be pursuing education and a career in the field of special education or speech, physical or occupational therapy.

Amount: $2,300
Deadline: March 16
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cfgcr.org

Ethel Strickarz Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes Inc.
301 S. Main Street
Horseheads, NY 14845
Eligibility: Applicants must be Steuben County High School students who plan to pursue their education in the field of special education, human services, or a related clinical area such as nursing, psychology, speech pathology, or physical/occupational therapy.

Amount: 1000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://communityfund.org/what-we-do/scholarships-for-students/

Jean and Clarke Manning Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Muskegon County
425 W. Western Avenue
Suite 200
Muskegon, MI 49440
Eligibility: Applicants must be N. Muskegon, Reeths Puffer or Mona Shores seniors specializing in string instruments pursuing a degree in music performance, education, therapy or arts administration. Or Students must be pursuing a study of the pipe organ or in the field of language arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://muskegonfoundation.org/give/our-funds/?fwp_fund_type=scholarship

Julia D. Sweeney Scholarship
Sponsor: American Occupational Therapy Foundation
Attn: Jeanne Cooper
4720 Montgomery Lane
Suite 202
Bethesda, MD 20814
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of New Mexico. Students must be enrolled in an occupational therapy or occupational therapy assistant program within the state of New Mexico. Applicants must be members of the New Mexico Occupational Therapy Association.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.aotf.org/Scholarships

Kappa Delta Phi
Sponsor: American Occupational Therapy Foundation
Attn: Jeanne Cooper
4720 Montgomery Lane
Suite 202
Bethesda, MD 20814
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled full-time in an AOTA accredited occupational therapy program. Students must have completed at least one year of occupational therapy specific course work. Priority is given to students of Arizona, California, Florida, Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri and Ohio.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: October 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.aotf.org/Scholarships

Katherine H. Dilley Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Arizona State Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a degree program in occupational therapy or physical therapy at an accredited institution of higher learning. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available by request. A letter of application, financial aid form, official transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.arizonadar.org

Laura N. Dowsett Fund
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
827 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility: Applicants must be college juniors, college seniors or graduate students. Minimum 2.7 GPA required.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.
Website: https://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/

Ned Spencer Scholarship
Sponsor: Muskingum County Community Foundation
534 Putnam Avenue
Zanesville, OH 43701
Eligibility: Applicants for the Ned Spencer Scholarship must be seniors attending Philo High School who must have a minimum 2.75 GPA or above and must be planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year college or university. Preference will be given to those entering the fields of speech, physical, or occupational therapy/sports medicine. Demonstrating volunteer work is encouraged.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 17
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.mccf.org

Security Benefit Strength in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Oklahoma Association of School Business Officials
P.O. Box 32364
Edmond, OK 73003
Eligibility: Applicants must be Oklahoma high school seniors planning to pursue a degree within the K-12 education field. Students must be pursuing a certified degree in education or directly support the education system which includes but is not limited to the following: teaching, school administration, counseling, librarian, child psychology, occupational therapy (speech, learning disabilities, etc.), dietician or music instruction.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.okasbo.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3277

Suburban Hospital Casey Scholarships
Sponsor: Suburban Hospital Scholarship Program
8600 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be in their final two years of study. Current employees must be looking to train within a critically-needed area, while non-employees must be applying for a nursing degree. Successful applicants will need to commit to a period of employment with Suburban Hospital after qualification.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: November 30; May 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.suburbanhospital.org

Texas Occupational Therapy Association Scholarships
Sponsor: American Occupational Therapy Foundation
Attn: Jeanne Cooper
4720 Montgomery Lane
Suite 202
Bethesda, MD 20814
Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the Texas Occupational Therapy Association (TOTA). They must be Texas residents who are enrolled in an occupational therapy certificate, associate's or professional degree program at an accredited Texas school. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 31
How to apply: Applications are available by request from Jeanne Cooper, who is the scholarship coordinator at the American Occupational Therapy Association. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: https://www.aotf.org/Scholarships

Therapy Materials Vault Scholarship
Sponsor: Therapy Materials Vault
1765 North Elston
Suite 206
Chicago, IL 60642
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently admitted to or attending graduate school to become speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, behavior analysts, physical therapists or related professionals. Students must be attending a school or have a permanent address in one of the following Midwest states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio or Wisconsin. Applicants must have exceptional personality, clinical skills and character and be committed to work in a private practice setting with the pediatric population. Short essays on provided topics, a personal statement, short video and resume are required to be submitted.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Rolling Basis
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://therapymaterialsvault.com/scholarship/

Wallace & Catherine Lytle Family Scholarship
Sponsor: Wayne County Community Foundation
517 North Market Street
Wooster, OH 44691
Eligibility: Applicants must have graduated from a Wayne County high school in Ohio or resided in Wayne County for three years. Students must pursue a degree as a Registered Nurse, Licensed Practitioner Nurse or a speech, physical or occupational therapist. Applicants must have financial need.

Amount: $4,075
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.waynecountycommunityfoundation.org/