Susan Young McGinty Scholarship

Scholarship created in honor of Dr. Susan McGinty, who was Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy from 1996 to 2012. The scholarship is intended to support students in the Department of Physical Therapy.

Scholarship may be renewable for up to two (2) additional years.

Physical Therapy
Supplemental Questions
  1. Submit essay in that is no more than one page in length that describes how you have personally overcome obstacle and challenges working towards your DPT in one or more of the following areas: 1) Becoming bilingually fluent: speaking or writing fluently with native speakers in a language other than English; 2) Overcoming a disadvantaged economic background: low income by indications such as welfare status, parent’s occupation, near or below the federally defined poverty level, children working to support the family, eligibility for free lunch programs; eligibility for food stamps; 3) Overcoming a disadvantaged educational background: disadvantaged in education such as parental family has no education beyond elementary or secondary school level, low socioeconomic level of school population, high school in lowest quartile in statewide academic testing (API).; 4) Overcoming a disadvantaged environmental background: environmental challenges such as immigrant family, single-parent household, homelessness, or growing up in a rural community, residence on a Rancheria or reservation, migrant camp, or home in which English was not the primary language. Please do not include your name or any identifying information on your submission.