Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Now Accepting PODS Scholarships Applications

The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) began accepting applications for its Promotion of Doctoral Studies I & II Scholarships on Oct. 8, 2021, for a projected total of 15 funded scholarships to be awarded in 2022. The application deadline for all PODS Scholarships is Jan. 5, 2022, with final notifications in June 2022.

  1. PODS I: $7, 500 in support of the coursework phase of post-professional doctoral studies prior to candidacy.
  2. PODS II: Up to $15,000 in support of the post-candidacy phase of post-professional doctoral studies.

Applicants can access guidelines, instructions, and important dates at and submit their applications through Altum’s It is recommended that prospective applicants review this brief guide on Characteristics of Successful and Unsuccessful Applicants.

Applicants from all specialty areas are encouraged to apply.