AOTF Scholarship Program 2022-2023
AOTF – Scholarship Program
Welcome and thank you for your interest in the American Occupational Therapy Foundation Scholarships. Over 50 scholarships are available from the American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF), state occupational therapy associations, and other organizational partners during the academic year 2022-2023. To join AOTA, copy and paste the link below into your browser:
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship:
For Post-baccalaureate scholarships, this must be the first degree in Occupational Therapy, and applicants must be a full-time student, enrolled at the professional level in an accredited or developing Occupational Therapy educational program and have completed 1 full year of Occupational Therapy coursework; OR
Applicants for occupational therapy assistant scholarships must be full-time students currently enrolled in the final year of an accredited or developing occupational therapy assistant educational program.
States scholarships may have a requirement that the applicant must be a current member of the state OT associations at the time of application, and after.
Being a resident of the state may also be a requirement for some state scholarships.
Applicants are considered for all scholarships for which they qualify but may receive only one scholarship per year. Copy and paste the link below into your browser to view the available scholarships: AOTF > Scholarships > Available Scholarships
How to Apply.
Be sure to read the instructions carefully. You may complete the online application in any order you prefer. Data is automatically saved as you move from one page to the next. You may exit at any time and return to make changes or complete the process until Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 11:59 PM Pacific Time. You must click the "Submit" button on the last page for your application to be accepted.
DEADLINE: Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 11:59 PM Pacific Time Zone
It is your responsibility to check your home page to ensure a complete application status before the deadline. Applications that are incomplete or completed incorrectly will not be considered.
Check out the Scholarship Program FAQs by cutting and pasting the link below into your browser:
August 29, 2022 – Scholarship open for students to apply
September 29, 2022 Deadline for students to submit their portion of the application
October 27, 2022 – Deadline for Program Director and Professional References to submit their portion of the application