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Department of Physical Therapy

College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences

Scholarships

Tuition Scholarships/Graduate Assistantships

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 GA/TS Handbook, or contact the PT department .

If you are interested in GA/TS positions in other departments or offices contact the Graduate School.


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. 

ELIGIBILITY

1.Applications should be submitted to the Physical Therapy Scholarship Committee by May 1 of each year.
2.ETSU students entering their second year of the Physical Therapy Program students shall be eligible for the award.

CRITERIA

The Physical Therapy Scholarship Committee shall consider the following criteria in awarding scholarships:

1.The applicants must be currently enrolled in the Department of Physical Therapy program at ETSU and have successfully completed one year.
2.Student must be in good academic standing.
3.Preference will be given to candidates who are residents of Northeast Tennessee, Southeast Kentucky or Southwest Virginia
4.Documented financial need should be considered in the selection of the recipient.
5.The recipient must agree to meet with Dr. Connie Hauser, the Hauser family and the PT Pros clinic staff at a PT Pros clinic of the donor’s choosing, prior to graduation. ETSU Department of Physical Therapy will assist the student with setting up this meeting and with the cost of travel.

To make a tax-deductible contribution: 
PT Pros / Hauser Family Scholarship
ETSU Foundation 
Box 70721 
Johnson City, TN 37614 
or online


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.

To make a tax-deductible contribution:
William M. "Mac" Hensley Scholarship
ETSU Foundation
Box 70721
Johnson City, TN 37614
or online


 

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.

To make a tax-deductible contribution:
Paul E. and Nancy Stanton Family Scholarship for Physical Therapy Students
ETSU Foundation
Box 70721
Johnson City, TN 37614
or online

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