The E.K. Wise Scholarship is a program offered by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) to support students enrolled in accredited occupational therapy assistant (OTA) programs.
The E.K. Wise Scholarship is a merit-based financial assistance program for students enrolled in accredited occupational therapy assistant (OTA) programs who demonstrate academic achievement, leadership, community service, and involvement in occupational therapy-related activities. The scholarship aims to help cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, and other educational expenses.
Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited OTA program and have completed at least one semester of their program. Students must be members of AOTA to apply for this scholarship.
The award amount varies each year, depending on available funding and the number of recipients.
The scholarship is merit-based and awarded based on factors such as academic achievement, leadership, community service, and involvement in occupational therapy-related activities.
Applicants need to submit an application form, which typically includes personal information, academic history, a statement of financial need, and an essay discussing their commitment to the occupational therapy profession. Additionally, applicants may be required to submit letters of recommendation from faculty members or professional references.
The application deadline may vary each year. It is crucial to check the AOTA website for the current deadline and submission instructions.