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 2016 recipients: Karen Lovely, Michelle Tollakson, Nate Hoover, Alyssa George
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 2016 recipients: Gaitlin Glendenning, Nicole Terrill
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 2017 recipient: Nicole Will
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 2017 recipient: Collin Weyer
Caroline, Clara, Charles, and Mildred Harper Scholarships
The Harper Scholarship Fund was established to award first-year and second-year physical therapy students with scholarships for their second or third year of study. Academic standing and financial need are considered.
Class of 2016 recipients: Tyler Allee
Class of 2017 recipients: Amanda Schmitz, Emily Sackett, Jordan Reeves
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 2017 recipient: Sarah Ceschin
- Congratulations to Nate Hoover and Karen Lovely, Class of 2016, for winning WPT Fund Chris Crivello Community Service Awards
- Congratulations to Nathan Seita, Class of 2016, for winning WPTA Scholar Award
- Congratulations to Tyler Allee, Class of 2016, for winning the WPTA Tracy Rasor Sports Medicine Scholarship
- Congratulations to Megan Brothen, Class of 2015, for being awarded the School of Medicine and Public Health Fannie P. Lewis Scholarship