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  • Foundation Awards Kendall Scholarships, Research Grants

    The Foundation for Physical Therapy recently awarded Florence P. Kendall Doctoral Scholarships for the 2011-2012 academic year to Ryan Marker, PT, DPT, University of Colorado, Denver; Jennifer Reneker, PT, MSPT, Kent State University; and Bahar Shahidi, PT, DPT, University of Colorado, Denver.

    The $5,000 Kendall Doctoral Scholarship is awarded annually to outstanding physical therapists as they begin their first year of graduate studies toward a postprofessional doctoral degree.  

    Two physical therapists each have received $40,000 research grants from the Foundation in support of their projects to evaluate the effectiveness of physical therapy interventions.

    The Magistro Family Foundation Research Grant has been awarded to Kristin Archer, PT, DPT, PhD, an assistant professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, for her 2-year project Cognitive-Behavioral-based Physical Therapy: Improving Surgical Spine Outcomes.

    Jill Heathcock, PT, MPT, PhD, an assistant professor at Ohio State University, is the recipient of the Pittsburgh-Marquette Challenge Research Grant for her 1-year project Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) on Children With Hemiparesis.

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    • A comment was removed because it violates the site's Terms & Conditions. http://www.apta.org/TermsConditions/

      Posted by News Now Staff on 1/15/2012 2:40 PM

    • Hi, My is Annette Edwards, and I'm pursuing my career goal to become a physical therapist assistant. I have been accepted to an accredited college which offers this exciting program. However, I do not qualify for financial aid and student loans are not an option.. Please send me information on how to apply for the Kendall scholarships. Thank you

      Posted by Annette Edwards on 5/31/2016 1:26 PM

    • Hello, I am accepted into and will be starting at a DPT program at an accredited college in the fall of 2017. Please send me information on how to apply for the Kendall scholarship.

      Posted by Nick DellaVecchia on 11/21/2016 9:16 AM

    • Hi Nick - you can get more information on the Foundation's scholarship opportunities from the Foundation website. Go to http://www.foundation4pt.org/apply-for-funding/scholarships/

      Posted by APTA Staff on 11/22/2016 6:38 AM

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