The Foundation for Physical Therapy provides scholarships, fellowships, and research grants that impact three areas of research:

  • Scientific Research – to create a solid platform for future clinical research;
  • Clinical Research – To assess the efficacy of physical therapist intervention and help define the best treatments for patients; and
  • Health Services Research – to assess the effectiveness of physical therapist practice in the emerging health care delivery models for physical therapy.

To receive updates on open funding opportunities, please email Yaman Shalabi at

Current Funding Opportunities

Florence P. Kendall Doctoral Scholarship

Research Grants:

  • Foundation Research Grant
  • Snyder Research Grant
  • Magistro Family Foundation Research Grant
  • HSR Pipeline Grant