About the Challenge
The Marquette Challenge is an annual grassroots fundraising effort coordinated and carried out by physical therapist and physical therapist assistant students across the country to support new investigators in the field of physical therapy research. Read our press release to see who was most recently funded by the Challenge.
The Challenge is the Foundation’s signature annual fundraising initiative raising more funds each year than any other Foundation activity. Since its inception, 264 schools have participated in the Challenge, raising over $3.3 million for physical therapy research.
Get On The List!
Your school can get on “The List” by contributing any amount to the annual Challenge effort. The 2016-2017 VCU-Marquette Challenge officially launches at NSC in October 2016. The Foundation accepts Challenge donations year-round. To make a donation now click here.
Click here to see if your school is on “The List.”
Previous Challenge Winners
This year we had an unprecedented 150 programs participate in the Challenge!
Click here to see our recent Challenge Award recipients who were recognized at the Challenge Awards Luncheon and the Foundation’s Gala on June 9, 2016.
Challenge Coordinator Contact Info:
Kathleen Schaefer, SPT, Kristen Garey, SPT and Nicole Roth, SPT of Marquette University
Casey Burruss, SPT of Virginia Commonwealth University
Foundation Contact Info:
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
If you have specific questions regarding the Challenge, please contact Erica Sadiq at 703/706-8595 or EricaSadiq@foundation4pt.org or MarquetteChallenge@Foundation4PT.org