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Foundation Announces Opening of 2015-16 Scholarship Competition
Bethesda, Maryland – The American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for its 2015-16 scholarships. AOTF awards more than 50 scholarships annually to students enrolled in accredited or developing occupational therapy programs in the United States. Scholarships are awarded based on selection criteria that include academic achievement, service, and evidence of leadership through activities and written recommendations.
The AOTF administers funds for scholarships provided through individual endowments and endowments created by 22 state occupational therapy associations and the District of Columbia Occupational Therapy Association.
The Foundation also administers and awards several scholarships established in memory of prominent occupational therapy practitioners, as well as scholarships sponsored by corporate and non-profit supporters. For the 42nd consecutive year, Kappa Delta Phi Sorority will provide scholarships for two students. AOTF is also pleased to update its list of scholarship sponsors to include OccupationalTherapy.com. They join North Coast Medical as sponsors of two $5,000 scholarships each year.
The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) Scholarship Endowment also provides annual scholarships for four exemplary students.
Interested and eligible students can access further information and begin an application, on the AOTF website. Applications for awards given in 2016 must be submitted by October 29, 2015. Successful applicants are notified in the spring.
The American Occupational Therapy Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable, scientific and educational organization established in 1965. Its mission is to advance the science of occupational therapy to support people’s full participation in meaningful life activities.
Turning Today's Dreams into Tomorrow's Realities!
We welcome you to the 2015 KOTA Annual Conference! The Conference theme this year is “We believe. We achieve. Turning Today’s Dreams Into Tomorrow’s Realities!” Our keynote speakers, workshops, seminars and vendors will all focus on our belief in the importance of the OT profession and how educational opportunities ensure that clinicians can continue to evolve by learning new skills to assist them to provide the best patient/client centered care in order to realize achievements and to turn dreams into reality!
September 10th-12th, 2015 in Manhattan, KS
Conference highlights include:
--Receive up to 20 CEUs for a very low cost to meet your licensing needs for the 2015 -2017 cycle.
--Lunch provided Friday and Saturday.
--Win many fabulous door prizes and participate in the drawing to benefit the KOTA scholarship fund.
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Thank you to all who participated in the NOTA 2015 Conference!
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