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Federal Advocacy Forum Scholarships

2020 Student and Resident Scholarship Applications

Purpose: ANPT’s Advocacy and Consumer Affairs (ACA) Committee would like to support a neurologic physical therapy resident and a student to participate at the 2020 APTA Federal Advocacy Forum (FAF) in Washington D.C. This is an annual event and it will take place from Sunday March 29, 2020 to Tuesday March 31, 2020.  http://www.apta.org/FederalForum/

Eligibility: This monetary scholarship is open to all Neurologic PT Residents, PT and PTA students who are members of the ANPT with an interest in learning more about advocacy work at the FAF.  Applicants must also be in good standing within their residency or academic programs.  Applicants must submit the Verification of Good Standing within Residency Program or Academic Program Form printed on the program’s letterhead and signed by the program director.

Application Criteria:  In an mp4 or wav video that is 1 minute or less describe

(1) why you should be selected as a recipient for this scholarship (Please include your current advocacy accomplishments),

(2) a unique way you could encourage PT/PTA colleagues, students or patients in advocacy related to the physical therapy profession

(3) how this scholarship will help advance you in the neurologic profession. Highlight your passion, commitment, and creativity!  Submission of your video entry grants permission to the ANPT for use of this video on various social media platforms and educational 

Submission & Review of Applications:
Please submit the following to Info@neuropt.org by Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 at 11:59 pm CST. In the Subject line pleas state: FAF Resident Scholarship

  • Applicant’s advocacy video link,
  • Completed Verification of Good Standing within Residency Program Form
  • Current resume

Award Notification & Duties: ACA Committee will review applications and select the recipient by January 30. The winner will be notified by February 1, 2020.One resident and one student scholarship will be awarded. Recipient will self-register for the FAF and make their own travel arrangements.  Recipient will have opportunities to mentor and network with ACA committee members prior to and during the FAF. After the Forum, recipient will submit receipts to ANPT for reimbursement of allowable expenses up to $1000. Recipients will also share about the advocacy experience on Capitol Hill with a write-up in the ANPT newsletter, and by engaging with other residents and students through social media from programs that will be selected by the ACA Committee.

FAF Resident Scholarship Application

FAF Student Scholarship Application

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