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Members Only Awards and Scholarships

The Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy recognizes excellence of its membership and promotes the visibility of the Academy by sponsoring 4 important awards:

Award for Service to the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy

To acknowledge and honor a member of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy whose service to the Academy has been of exceptional value.

Award for Clinical Excellence in Education

To acknowledge and honor a member of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy whose clinical and/or academic neurologic educational contributions have been of exceptional value.

Award for PT Clinical Excellence in Neurology

To acknowledge and honor a Physical Therapist member of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy whose major professional involvement and contributions are currently with the practice of neurologic physical therapy.

Award for PTA Clinical Excellence in Neurology

To acknowledge and honor a Physical Therapist Assistant who is a member of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy whose major professional involvement and contributions are currently with the practice of neurologic physical therapy.

Research Award

To acknowledge a physical therapist and Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy member who has demonstrated continuing excellence in research related to neurological physical therapy science, theory, practice, or education.

Outstanding Clinical Innovator in Neurologic Physical Therapy

To acknowledge and honor a member of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy who translated recent evidence or emerging practice/business strategies into a program, initiative, or service to benefit patients/clients with neurologic impairment. The awardee should be individuals who led or co-led the implementation of this innovation and participated in monitoring its outcomes to measure its impact as well as success on the greater physical therapy community.

Early Career Professional Award in Neurologic Physical Therapy

To support new professional who are members of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy and show potential to make lasting contributions to the Academy, by providing them financial assistance to attend CSM.

  


Scholarships

Marylou Barnes Adopt-A-Doc Award (PODS II) - $15,000

The purpose of this scholarship award is to make a positive step toward eliminating the shortage of doctoral prepared faculty for physical therapy educational programs.

Patti Leahy Scholarship Award (PODS I) - $7,500

The purpose of this scholarship award is to recognize an outstanding doctoral candidate committed to physical therapy education.

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