Scholarship Program Information
The 2014-2015 Scholarship Recipients have been chosen. See the list of winners here.
Since 1955, National AMBUCS™, Inc. has been awarding scholarships to therapy students in their junior/senior year in a bachelor’s degree program, or a graduate program leading to a master’s or doctoral degree. To date, nearly than $8 million in scholarships have been awarded to over 14,000 students pursuing degrees in physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology and audiology.
Over $150,000 is awarded annually with awards range from $500 to $1,500 annually. There is one two-year award in the amount of $6,000. Award monies are deposited each semester to the student’s credit account with the financial aid office of the educational institution.
Students must be accepted in an accredited program by the appropriate health therapy profession authority in physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, and hearing audiology. Assistant programs are not eligible. Awards are based on financial need, US citizenship, commitment to local community, demonstrated academic accomplishment, character for compassion and integrity, and career objectives.
National AMBUCS™, Inc. accepts applications from February 10 until April 15 annually.
National AMBUCS Scholarships for Therapists 2014-2015 Semi-Finalists were posted on Saturday, May 4.
Note: Students will not be notified of their semi-finalist status by mail, they must check the online listing. Final scholarships winners will be announced in late June. Chapters will be mailed the award certificates after awards are announced only if requested.
Semi-finalists will need to submit their FAFSA Student Aid Report for the current school year. Semi-finalists do NOT need to submit IRS Form 1040.
Information for Program Educators will be available February 1, 2015
Information for Chapters will be available February 1, 2015. Please fill out the Chapter Preference Form!