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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 7
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ambucs.org

Bay County Medical Society Auxiliary Merit Fund
Sponsor: Bay Area Community Foundation
Pere Marquette Depot
1000 Adams Street
Suite 200
Bay City, MI 48708
Eligibility: Applicants must have completed one year of college and submit proof of acceptance into an accredited program. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://bayfoundation.org/

BrightLife Direct Physical Therapy Scholarship
Sponsor: BrightLife Direct
1110 Bonifant St.
Suite 200
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, in good academic standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA, currently enrolled in a CAPTE or ACOTE accredited program and have completed at least one year of their program. Students will need to complete a short essay on why they decided to pursue a career in physical/occupational therapy.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: July 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.brightlifedirect.com/brightlife-physical-therapist-scholarship.asp

Celebrate Cherie Scholarship
Sponsor: The Community Foundation for Northern Virigina
2940 Hunter Mill Road
Suite 201
Oakton, VA 22124
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun or Prince William Counties. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cfnova.org/scholarships

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: http://www.wellscountyfound.org/Scholarships.html

Cora Aguda Manayan Fund
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
827 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility: Students must be majoring in a health-related field. Preference may be given to students who are attending school in Hawaii. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have financial need.

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/

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/

Dr. Hans and Clara Zimmerman Foundation Health Scholarships
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
827 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility: Applicants must plan to major in a health-related field other than sports medicine, non-clinical psychology or social work at a U.S. college or university. They must be full-time college juniors, college seniors or graduate students, and they must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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/

Health Research and Educational Trust Pathway Scholarship
Sponsor: New Jersey Hospital Association
760 Alexander Road
P.O. Box 1
Princeton, NJ 08543-0001
Eligibility: Applicants must be New Jersey residents. They must be undergraduate juniors, undergraduate seniors or graduate students enrolled in a nursing, allied health professions, healthcare administration or hospital administration degree program. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the quality of the personal essay submitted as part of the application.

Amount: At least $2,000
Deadline: October 4
How to apply: Application instructions are available online. Applicant contact information, a personal essay, an official transcript and proof of financial need are required.
Website: http://www.njha.com

Jaime Guttenberg Helping Hands Scholarship
Sponsor: Orange Ribbons for Jaime
5944 Coral Ridge Drive
Suite 301
Coral Springs, FL 33076
Eligibility: Applicants must be applying to a traditional four-year university with a focus on a career in helping others, which includes but is not limited to physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, psychology or special education. Students must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and a background in community service/volunteerism during high school with a minimum of 100 service hours. An essay on a provided topic is required to be submitted.

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

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

Linda Craig Memorial Scholarship Presented by St. Vincent Sports Performance
Sponsor: Pacers Foundation
Linda Craig Memorial Scholarship Committee
125 S. Pennsylvania Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Eligibility: Applicants must U.S. citizens who have completed at least one full year of an undergraduate program majoring in medicine, sports medicine, physical therapy or a related area. They must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate outstanding character, integrity and leadership. Applicants may not have received a full scholarship from any other organization.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.pacersfoundation.org/

Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association
One Parkview Plaza Suite 800
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Eligibility: Applicants must be legal residents of the U.S. attending college in the United States. Students must write a 500-word essay and be studying in one of the following fields: architecture, athletic administration, athletics, boiler inspection training, biological conservation, bio-mechanical sciences, building construction, civil engineering, coaching, commercial driving schools, construction sciences or management, dance education, forest science, forestry studies, engineering technology, environmental resource management, exercise science, industrial technology schools, kinesiology, LEED training or certification, mechanic schools, mechanical drafting, machine technologies, natural resources / conservation, physical administration, physical education, physical rehabilitation or therapy, recreation and park administration, small engine repair schools, sports and fitness management, survey schools, trucking schools or wood sciences.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: July 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.maplefloor.org/Programs-Services/Scholarship-Program.aspx

Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship
Sponsor: Michael Moody Fitness
38 E 5th Avenue
Denver, CO 80203
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents and be a current high school senior, undergraduate or graduate level student planning on enrolling in an accredited college or university full-time in the upcoming school year. Students should be able to demonstrate that they have outstanding achievement in school, as well as participation and leadership in school activities and work experience. Applicants should be pursuing a degree in one of the following: athletic training, personal training, physical education teaching and coaching, health and physical fitness, exercise science, sports and recreation management, health sciences or another related field.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: August 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.michaelmoodyfitness.com/student-scholarship-chicago/

Minority Scholarship Award for Physical Therapy Students
Sponsor: American Physical Therapy Association
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. They must be African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander, Native Hawaiian or Alaska Native. They must be in the final year of an accredited or developing professional physical therapist program at the time of award disbursement. Students must demonstrate academic excellence, service to minority affairs and career potential. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay and three letters of reference are required.
Website: https://www.apta.org/for-students/scholarships-awards

New Castle Breakfast Optimist Scholarship
Sponsor: Henry County Community Foundation
700 South Memorial Drive
P.O. Box 6006
New Castle, IN 47362
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from New Castle High School. Students must be pursuing a degree related to helping those with mental challenges - special education or a medical related field. Applicants must attend a four-year college or university.

Amount: $1,000 and over
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.henrycountycf.org/scholarships/

Paulina L. Sorg Scholarship
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
827 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility: Applicants must be college juniors, college seniors or graduate students attending full-time in a physical therapy degree program with a minimum 2.7 GPA.

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/

Quarterly Travel Scholarship
Sponsor: Force & Motion Foundation
176 Waltham Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Eligibility: Applicants must be a currently enrolled student in a field related to multi-axis force measurement and testing. Students must submit either an abstract or a poster that has been accepted into a conference. Applicants must complete the travel award application and a text abstract.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.forceandmotion.org

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

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/

William A. Crawford Minority Teacher Scholarship
Sponsor: State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
W462 Indiana Government Center South
402 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in college full-time. Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA, and financial need may be considered. Preference will be given to black and Hispanic students. Students must agree to work in the state of Indiana for a period of time after graduation.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: August 31
How to apply: Applications are available at the financial aid office of attending institution.
Website: http://www.in.gov/che/

Workforce Shortage Student Assistance Grant Program
Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission
Office of Student Financial Assistance
6 North Liberty Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a Maryland postsecondary school. Dependent students must have parents who also live in Maryland. Eligible majors are chosen to address current state or regional needs and usually include the following: child care, human services, teaching, nursing, physical and occupational therapy and public service. Students must agree to begin working within that employment field within one year of graduation at a rate of one year for every year that the scholarship was granted.

Amount: Up to $19,000
Deadline: July 1
How to apply: Applications are available online in January.
Website: https://mhec.maryland.gov