Margaret A. Kohli Scholarship
The Margaret A. Kohli Scholarship Fund was established with contributions from the friends of Margaret Kohli in honor of her retirement as the Director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Physical Therapy Program, a position she held from 1941 to 1980. This fund annually provides financial assistance to a second-year physical therapy student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and a potential for leadership in the field of physical therapy.
Class of 2013 recipients: David Lippi-Guerron, Sara Ossanna, Joseph Collins, and Sarah Polenska
Jean L. Roland Memorial Scholarship
The Jean L. Roland Scholarship Fund was established to honor her for a distinguished career as a physical therapist, for her service to children with disabilities, and to recognize her many contributions to the profession of physical therapy. This memorial scholarship is awarded to a physical student during his/her second year of graduate study.
Class of 2013 recipient: Kelsey Steinhorst
Barbara Ellen Gerlich-Hoefeyzer Scholarships
The Barbara Ellen Gerlich-Hoefeyzer Scholarship Fund was initiated in honor of her many contributions to the physical therapy profession, and is to be used for student scholarships, fellowships, programs and services in the Physical Therapy Program.
Class of 2014 recipient: Anna Hagens
Class of 2013 recipient: Janelle Burnham
Amelia Doyon Scholarship
The Amelia Doyon Scholarship Fund was established in honor of her many contributions to the physical therapy profession. A scholarship is awarded each year to a first-year female physical therapy student for her second year of study. Academic standing and financial need are considered.
Class of 2014 recipient: Brittany Malin
Caroline, Clara and Charles, Mildred Harper Scholarships
The Harper Scholarship Fund was established to award two first-year physical therapy students with scholarships for their second year of study. Academic standing and financial need are considered.
Class of 2014 recipients: Sarah Hobbs and Andrew Sandgren
Ridley Family Physical Therapy Scholarships
The Ridley Family Physical Therapy Scholarship Fund was made possible through a generous gift from Lois and Ted Ridley. The scholarship is in gratitude for the care and attention Ted received from physical therapists at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics following brain surgery. Acting on their high regard for university education, this fund provides one or more scholarships to an accepted/enrolled physical therapy student.
Class of 2014 recipient: Adam Nell
Class of 2013 recipient: Kara Mathys
PT Alumni Scholarships
Graduates of the UW-Madison PT Program established the UW PT Alumni Scholarships to fund first-year Physical Therapy DPT candidates who wish to serve as Instructional Assistants in Anatomy 622 and PT 501 during the summer session.
Class of 2014 recipients: Andrew Sandgren, Brenna O'Halloran, Lisa Phillips and Adam Nell
Class of 2013 recipient: WPTA Chris Crivello Scholarship - David Lippi-Guerron
• Congratulations to Jennnifer Werwie, Class of 2012, for winning the APTA Outstanding Student of the Year Award!
• Congratulations to David Lippi-Guerron, Class of 2013, for winning the WPT Fund Cris Crivello Community Service Award!
• Congratulations to Joseph Collins, Class of 2013, for winning the WPTA-Fund Tracy Rasor Sports Medicine Scholarship!