Tuition Scholarships (TS)/Graduate Assistantships(GA)
The Physical Therapy department offers two Tuition Scholarships (TS) and two 1/2 time Graduate Assistantships (GA) positions in each entering class of entry-level DPT students. In order to be considered for either the TS or GA positions, the student must have been admitted to the ETSU Physical Therapy program.
For more information about the TS/GA positions, please refer to the Graduate Catalog, the TS/GA Handbook, or contact the PT department Graduate Coordinator.
If you are interested in TS/GA positions in other departments or offices contact the Graduate School.
In addition to these TS/GA scholarship opportunities, benefactors have graciously provided donations in support of ETSU DPT education allowing for further program specific scholarships. Students enrolled in the 2nd year of the ETSU DPT Curriculum are eligible to apply for these scholarship opportunities and will be notified by the program regarding the application process. Additional information regarding specific scholarship eligibility and criteria for determining awards is located in the DPT Student Handbook.
PT Pros/Hauser Family Scholarship
This purpose of the PT Pros/Hauser Scholarship Endowment is to provide scholarship assistance to deserving students enrolled in the Department of Physical Therapy at East Tennessee State University. Dr. Connie Davis Hauser, ETSU Class of 1971, is a partner in PT Pros, a physical therapy company with clinical sites in Kentucky, North Carolina and South Carolina.
William M. "Mac" Hensley Scholarship
The William M. "Mac" Hensley Scholarship was established to honor a man who has given unselfishly of this time, talents, and skills to his community and profession. This scholarship fund will help finance the education of a selected 2nd year physical therapy student enrolled in the ETSU Physical Therapy program. Scholarship recipients must have completed four semesters in the DPT program and will be selected for academic, clinical, and professional excellence in physical therapy.
Paul E. and Nancy Stanton Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. and Mrs. Paul E. Stanton, Jr. to help fund
the education of a deserving physical therapy student. Students apply for this scholarship
in their second year in the program and must have documented unmet financial need.
Dr. Duane Williams PT Founders Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. Williams the founding chair of the ETSU physical therapy program. Applicants for this scholarship must have a strong potential to be a successful leader in the profession with a pioneering and servant attitude as reflected in their extracurricular groups and/or activities. Students must demonstrate financial need to be awarded this scholarship.
To make a tax-deductible contribution to any of the above scholarships:
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