Fall 2020 Scholarships for New Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Students

The Dean's Distinguished Graduate Student Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded competitively to new students who have achieved and have the potential to achieve a high level of academic success. The number of awards is limited.

Scholarship Guidelines and Requirements

  • Must be a newly admitted, first-time doctoral student to the UM-Flint Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (T-DPT) program for Fall 2020.
  • Half-time enrollment (4 or more credits) in each semester awarded.
  • Each award is $3000, split equally over two subsequent semesters.
  • Scholarships applied directly to student's account for tuition, mandatory fees, and course-related fees only; not refundable for any other expenses.
  • Students must submit a short essay, 250-500 words, to the question: Why have you chosen to pursue this program? 
  • Essays submitted via form here

In ​addition to this scholarship which requires no separate application, there are a number of other scholarships and Graduate Student Research Assistantships open to all graduate students. For those, you must be admitted prior to June 1, and then submit the online scholarship application to be considered for the additional scholarships.