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CU Physical Therapy Program Scholarship Opportunities

The CU Physical Therapy Program offers scholarship opportunities for students who show outstanding promise.  Scholarships are available for entering and current students and range from $2,500 to $10,000.  Prospective students who are offered an interview during the admissions process will be invited to apply for scholarships.

Scholarship opportunities are focused on the following three areas:

Posner-Mayer Dance, Performing Arts, and
Rehabilitation Scholarship

The Posner-Mayer Dance Performing Arts and Rehabilitation Scholarship is for an accepted and incoming University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program student possessing a strong background in dance performing arts. The scholarship applicant will demonstrate his/her intention to integrate this background with physical therapy rehabilitation for the dance performing artist.

Physical Therapy Diversity Scholarship

To provide support to promote diversity within the Physical Therapy Program at the Anschutz Medical Campus and the PT profession.  Diversity embraces race, ethnicity, gender, religion, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, disability, life experiences, record of service and employment and other talents and personal attributes that can enhance the scholarly and learning environment.

Physical Therapy Merit Scholarship

To provide support for Physical Therapy students at Anschutz Medical Campus based on academic performance. These scholarships recognize exceptional academic achievements, volunteer and work experiences, extracurricular activities and leadership roles that our applicants have participated in prior to applying to our Program. There is no formal application process for the merit scholarships, but each applicant is considered based on the strength of their entire application to the Program.

  • Physical Therapy Program Merit Scholarship
  • University Physicians Incorporated (UPI) Merit Scholarship

Physical Therapy Rural Scholarships.

The University of Colorado is committed to increasing the accessibility of healthcare in general, and in particular, physical therapy services to populations in a rural community in the Rocky Mountain region.

For Prospective Students:
We offer a scholarship to

  • recognize individuals who are committed to providing physical therapy services in a rural community in the Rocky Mountain region, which includes the states of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and New Mexico. In addition to scholastic achievement, the student receiving this scholarship must exhibit strong leadership skills. Students who receive this scholarship will plan to practice physical therapy in a rural community after graduation.

For Current Students:
We offer a scholarship to

  • To help defray tuition expenses of Physical Therapy Program students at the Anschutz Medical Campus who choose extended rural clinical affiliations during their training or who demonstrate interest in practicing in rural communities after graduation.

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