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Scholarships Available to DPT Students

CAHS Physical Therapy Scholarships


George Hamilton Scholarship – Available – Due by January 15, 2016

The scholarship is established through the generous contributions of the Physical Therapy Professional Society, friends, and colleagues of Professor George F. Hamilton, former Chairman of the Department of Physical Therapy, within the School of Allied Health Sciences. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist deserving ECU DPT students in their 3rd year of the program. A current grade point average of at least 3.5 in the DPT coursework is required.

Applications will be available to 2nd year DPT students in the spring, with four awards granted for the fall of the 3rd year of the DPT curriculum.

Criteria:

  • Available to 2nd Year Students
  • Performance in the DPT curriculum
  • Demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in Physical Therapy
  • Written narratives in response to two questions provided

Application Materials

Before applying, please contact PT Department about fund availability if not posted on the ECU Physical Therapy website.


Kinetic Physical Therapy and Wellness, Inc. Scholarship – Available – Due by January 15, 2016

The Kinetic Physical Therapy and Wellness, Inc. Scholarship has been established to provide scholarship support to students enrolled in the Department of Physical Therapy. The purpose of the scholarship is to increase high quality physical therapy service availability in underserved areas. First preference will be given to applicants who are members of the American Physical Therapy Association and who desire to serve the residents of eastern North Carolina.

Applications will be available to 2nd year DPT students in the spring, with awards granted for the fall of the 3rd year of the DPT curriculum.

Criteria:

  • Available to 2nd Year Students
  • Member of the American Physical Therapy Assocation
  • Expressed interest in serving in eastern North Carolina

Application Materials

Before applying, please contact PT Department about fund availability if not posted on the ECU Physical Therapy website.


Catherine Virginia McCulley Memorial Scholarship – Available – Due by January 15, 2016

The scholarship was established by Carolyn C. and Michael D. McCulley, of New Bern, North Carolina, in honor of their daughter, Catherine Virginia McCulley, who was an outstanding graduate student and received her master's degree in ECU Exercise Physiology, and was tragically killed in an automobile accident in April 1993.

Applications will be available to 2nd year DPT students in the spring, with awards granted for the fall of the 3rd year of the DPT curriculum.

Criteria:

  • Available to 2nd Year Students
  • Minimum of a 3.5 graduate GPA
  • Demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in Physical Therapy
  • Written narratives in response to the questions provided

Application Materials

Before applying, please contact PT Department about fund availability if not posted on the ECU Physical Therapy website.


Dale A. Huggins Memorial Scholarship – Available – Due by January 15, 2016

The Dale A. Huggins Scholarship was established in honor of Dale A. Huggins. This scholarship is awarded annually to an ECU physical therapy student who displays an interest in practicing physical therapy in eastern North Carolina upon graduation, and demonstrates financial need.

Applications will be available to 2nd year DPT students in the spring, with awards granted for the Fall of the 3rd year of the DPT curriculum.

The Dale A. Huggins Scholarship provides funds to a physical therapy student that best fulfills the following criteria:

  • Available to 2nd Year Students
  • Originates from eastern North Carolina with secondary preferences given to a student who originates from North Carolina in general;
  • Demonstrates financial need; and
  • Plans to serve as a physical therapist or in a physical therapy-related position in eastern North Carolina

Application Materials

Before applying, please contact PT Department about fund availability if not posted on the ECU Physical Therapy website.


Youngs Scholarship – Available – Due by January 15, 2016

The Blaise Michael Youngs Physical Therapy Scholarship has been established at East Carolina University in honor of Blaise Michael Youngs. The purpose of the scholarship is to support for students enrolled in the Physical Therapy program within the College of Allied Health Sciences.Criteria review includes performance in the DPT program and demonstrates commitment to the physical therapy professions.

Applications will be available to the 2nd year DPT students in the spring, with the award granted for the fall of the 3rd year of the DPT curriculum.

Criteria:

  • Available to 2nd Year Students
  • Performance in the DPT program
  • Students from Greenville/Pitt County Area

Application Materials

Before applying, please contact PT Department about fund availability if not posted on the ECU Physical Therapy website.


James and Sonya Bowen Scholarship – Not available at this time.

Criteria:

  • Available to 2nd Year Students
  • Minimum of a 3.5 GPA
  • Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation from a member of the faculty of the Department of Physical Therapy
  • Any other criteria deemed appropriate by the Department of Physical Therapy

Application Materials: No application available at this time.

Before applying, please contact PT Department about fund availability if not posted on the ECU Physical Therapy website.


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