The following scholarships are awarded to students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program.
HealthSouth Scholarship: An academic scholarship is 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: A Scholarship 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.
In addition to department scholarships, the School of Health Professions sponsors the scholarships listed below:
- SHP Scholarship Pool: This scholarship funding is used to recruit or retain students who will enhance the quality and diversity of SHP programs. These scholarships are funded by the remainder of the allocation of state funds and earning from the SHP Endowed Scholarship Fund. Programs can apply for funds from the SHP scholarship pool at any time during the year.