There are 2 Student Awards run by the membership Committee for students attending schools in the state of Pennsylvania.
Both rewards require APTA membership.
Dr. Tom Stewart Award
The scholarship is to fund a student PT who is in their last year of school to attend the PPTA Annual Conference. This award includes hotel stay for 2 nights, conference registration, admission to the PT-PAC fundraiser, and acknowledgment with framed certificate which will be presented at the PPTA Annual Membership Meeting during the conference.
*Students need to apply online and include a paragraph to describe why this would be a valuable experience for them
Dr. Tom Stewart Application
PPTA Student Leadership Award
This award acknowledges a student who has already shown that they are on the path towards an active contribution to the APTA on a local, state, or national level as they transition to a professional member of the Association. PPTA Student Leadership Award Application
The winning recipients are chosen based on the merits:
1. APTA Involvement
3. Community Involvement as well as a personal statement and sponsor letter information.
A framed certificate, leadership pin, and first year APTA career starter dues* fully paid by the PPTA membership committee (*PA Chapter dues still to be paid by Student Leadership Award winner) will be presented to the recipient(s) and their respective school(s) during the PPTA Annual Membership meeting at the PPTA conference.