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 2015 recipients: Christa Wille, Codi Halbur, and Dobby Wis-Wolo

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 2015 recipient: Amanda Cleary

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 2016 recipient: Nathan Seitz and Autumn Hensel

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 2016 recipient: Brandon McMullen

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 2015 recipients: Ashley Woest, Katie Claus, Raisa McArtor
Class of 2016 recipients: John Heitzman, Brittany Novotny, and Nicole Flackey

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 2016 recipient: Karen Lovely and Michelle Tollakson

Other Awards

  • Congratulations to Codi Halbur, Class of 2015, for winning WPT Fund Chris Crivello Community Service Awards
  • Congratulations to Kathryn Claus, Sarah Stream, Kelsey Figg, and Ashley Worst, Class of 2015, for winning WPTA Scholar Awards
  • Congratulations to Christa Wille, Class of 2015, 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
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