Student Scholarships

WVPTA Scholarships

The WV Chapter of the APTA wishes to support students in physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education programs in WV who hope to further themselves and their profession by supporting their attendance at professional events. Scholarship applications will be released by the board office prior to the below events.

  • APTA Combined Sections Meeting (CSM): San Antonio, Texas: February 2-5, 2022. 
  • WVPTA Annual Conference: Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV: September 23-25, 2022
  • APTA National Student Conclave (NSC)

Deadline to apply:

CSM: December 17, 2021

WVPTA Annual Conference: July 15, 2022

Award:

CSM:

One DPT student $150 scholarship

One PTA student $150 scholarship

WVPTA 2022 Annual Conference: 

One DPT student $400 scholarship

One PTA student $400 scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Must be a current student of an established or developing CAPTE accredited DPT or PTA program in WV (can be in any year of the program).
  2. Must be a student member of the APTA/WVPTA at the time of application. Copy of membership card must be attached to the application.

Student Expectations: Scholarship winners must submit an article to the WVPTA within a deadline of 30 days past the event. The article may be used on the WVPTA website and social media platforms. 

Application Information:

  1. Applications can be obtained by contacting Melanie Pagliaro at the WVPTA Chapter office at melanie@h2cstrategies.com or by visiting the website closer to the event.
  2. Students can visit the APTA website (www.apta.org) for more information on each of the specific events.
  3. Awarded applicants will be notified within 10 days of the final decision for planning purposes

APTA Scholarships

The APTA provides various opportunities for student scholarships to national conferences and section specific events.