Messiah announces $8K-$10K scholarship for DPT students

Messiah University announces $8K-$10K scholarship for physical therapy students starting in fall 2022 

students in messiah's dpt lab

Investing in a doctoral-level program can be demanding during the best of times, but with the disruption of COVID-19 overshadowing many plans, graduate students nationally have been hesitant to commit to full-time residential programs. In response, Messiah University is offering a new scholarship for all students who enroll in its full-time residential Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program.

“Messiah University is pleased to offer every DPT student entering the fall 2022 cohort a scholarship that is at least $8,000,” said Rob Pepper, assistant provost and dean of the School of Graduate Studies. “In addition to locked-in tuition rates, we hope that this scholarship will help with the COVID challenges that potential DPT students have been facing.”

The DPT Fall 2022 Cohort Scholarship is a non-need-based scholarship of $8,000 and will automatically be applied over the eight semesters of the program ($1,000 per semester). This scholarship aid is “stackable” and able to be combined with additional Messiah scholarship opportunities for which students may qualify. Messiah University alumni will receive an additional $250 per semester ($1,250 per semester), for a total scholarship amount of $10,000 over the full course of the program.

Learn more about DPT graduate-student scholarships.

DPT at Messiah University

Messiah’s DPT program is designed to prepare students to take to take the National Physical Therapy Examination and to become therapists for meaningful careers as practitioners, educators, administrators and consultants in a variety of professional settings. It is a full-time, residential, 110-credit program located at Winding Hill, a newly renovated, state-of-the-art educational center in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. The facility includes an exercise lab, cadaver lab, musculoskeletal lab, pediatric lab and full-size apartment for activities of daily living.

Learn more about Messiah University’s DPT program.