Scholarships

The following scholarships are awarded to students in UAB Physical Therapy or UAB Occupational Therapy.

Restore Therapy Health Professions Loan Fund - The Restore Therapy Health Professions Loan Fund is sponsored by Restore Management Company LLC for UAB. This loan fund will be used to assist a deserving student enrolled in the School of Health Professions at UAB. Applicants must be enrolled in the UAB Occupational Therapy or UAB Physical therapy departments. Applicants should demonstrate solid academic promise and have earned at least an overall 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) grade point average in course work completed prior to the time of application. Two loans of $1000 each semester to outstanding Occupational Therapy (summer and fall semesters) and Physical Therapy (fall and spring semesters) students with the intent to participate in one clinical rotation at a Restore Therapy facility during their final year of coursework. Awards are subject to the availability of funds. Selection of the loan recipient(s) will be  made in accordance with the guidelines of a scholarship and loan committee as determined by the Dean of the School of Health Professions. The Dean's appointed committee shall provide documentation to the Office of Student Financial Aid indicating approval of the loan. The documentation should include the individual's University identification number, name, address, amount of the loan, and academic period covered by the loan.



The following scholarships are awarded to students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program:

TherapySouth Sponsored Scholarship Award


HealthSouth Scholarship - The HealthSouth Scholarship is an academic scholarship awarded to student(s) in the first year of the entry-level professional degree program. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need. Applicants must be a native of the State of Alabama. Applications must be made by early September prior to entering the program. Awardees are notified of the award before entering the program in January.

Shirley A. Shaddeau Memorial Scholarship Fund - The Shirley A. Shaddeau Memorial Scholarship Fund is awarded to a student entering the final year of study. Selection is based on academic merit, financial need, and expression of commitment to the profession of physical therapy. Students are notified of application deadline during fall semester.


For more information about scholarships, contact Diane Clark at clark@uab.edu.