Graduate Student External Funding
Learn more about external funding sources specific to the field of physical therapy through the American Physical Therapy Association.
Learn more about the numerous external awards and funds available to graduate students.
A selection of externally funded fellowships is also included below.
EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Note: These external fellowship opportunities fund supplemental experiences (research, institutes) or graduate studies or research. They are typically not intended to cover Temple’s tuition and fees.
The American Association of University Women provides grants and fellowships to students in a variety of fields who are conducting research that aims to benefit their schools and communities.
Ford Fellowships strive to diversify college and university faculties in the U.S. Predoctoral, dissertation and postdoctoral fellowships are awarded.
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for independent study, research and creative projects or English teaching assistantships abroad for an academic year. All enrolled students must apply through the university; see the Fulbright page for more information.
Fellowship Databases and Other Resources
AAAS Fellowships Resources lists professional associations that often offer awards or scholarships or funding opportunities in that discipline.
The American Physical Therapy Association compiles various highly-competitive scholarship and award opportunities specifically for physical therapy students.
CollegeScholarships.org lists awards provided by national physical therapy associations and foundations.
The Cornell Fellowships Database is a searchable database for graduate students.
Through GRAPES at UCLA you can search for awards from more than 600 fellowships, grants, postdoctoral awards and scholarships for applicants to graduate programs, current graduate students working on master’s theses or doctoral dissertations and postdoc scholars.
The Rutgers GradFund is a searchable database for graduate students.
Top Degrees provides a list of available scholarships for students enrolled in accredited physical therapy programs.