Scholarships

Scholarship Opportunities at USAHS

USAHS offers a series of scholarships designed to recognize outstanding academic achievement and reward personal accomplishments in community- and diversity-focused areas. These scholarships not only acknowledge past achievements but empower and motivate students to strive for continued excellence along their educational journeys.

Use the links below to explore scholarship offerings for your program:

See PT Scholarships
See OT Scholarships
See SLP Scholarships

PT Scholarships

Physical Therapy Dean’s Scholar

PT Scholarships

Physical Therapy Dean’s Scholar

Value: up to $25,000 over the entire program

Program: Dean’s Scholars will have regular opportunities to interact with their Dean and faculty mentor to discuss topics such as coursework, clinical experiences, and career choices.  They will be offered the possibility to explore professional development opportunities based on their area of focus, for example, in community service, advocacy, clinical excellence or leadership. They will also be invited to join the Dean’s Scholar Community Learning forum which will facilitate interprofessional discussions with Scholars from across the University’s five campuses in Florida, Texas, and California.

Applicable Programs: PT

Criteria: Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.75 or above. Scholarship amounts vary based on cumulative GPA, term of entry, campus location, and the date of student’s admission application.

How to be considered: Complete your admissions application as early as possible. This scholarship is automatically awarded if qualifications are met. No separate scholarship application is required.

Notification: Newly admitted students will be automatically notified of their award along with notification of admission or shortly thereafter.

Physical Therapy Outstanding Academic Achievement

PT Scholarships

Physical Therapy Outstanding Academic Achievement

Value: up to $15,000* over the entire program

Applicable Programs: PT

Criteria: Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Scholarship amounts vary based on cumulative GPA, term of entry, campus location, and the date of student’s admission application.

How to be considered: Complete your admissions application as early as possible. This scholarship is automatically awarded if qualifications are met. No separate scholarship application is required.

Notification: Newly admitted students will be notified of their award along with notification of admission, or shortly thereafter.

*Scholarship range for the Miami campus is $1,000-$25,000

OT Scholarships

Occupational Therapy Dean’s Scholar

OT Scholarships

Occupational Therapy Dean’s Scholar

Value: up to $25,000 over the entire program

Program: Dean’s Scholars will have regular opportunities to interact with their Dean and faculty mentor to discuss topics such as coursework, clinical experiences, and career choices.  They will be offered the possibility to explore professional development opportunities based on their area of focus, for example, in community service, advocacy, clinical excellence or leadership. They will also be invited to join the Dean’s Scholar Community Learning forum which will facilitate interprofessional discussions with Scholars from across the University’s five campuses in Florida, Texas, and California.

Applicable Programs: OT

Criteria: Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.75 or above. Scholarship amounts vary based on cumulative GPA, term of entry, campus location, and the date of student’s admission application.

How to be considered: Complete your admissions application as early as possible. This scholarship is automatically awarded if qualifications are met. No separate scholarship application is required.

Notification: Newly admitted students will be automatically notified of their award along with notification of admission or shortly thereafter.

Occupational Therapy Outstanding Academic Achievement

OT Scholarships

Occupational Therapy Outstanding Academic Achievement

Value: up to $15,000* over the entire program

Applicable Programs: OT

Criteria: Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Scholarship amounts vary based on cumulative GPA, term of entry, campus location, and the date of student’s admission application.

How to be considered: Complete your admissions application as early as possible. This scholarship is automatically awarded if qualifications are met. No separate scholarship application is required.

Notification: Newly admitted students will be notified of their award along with notification of admission, or shortly thereafter.

*Scholarship range for the Miami campus is $1,000-$25,000

SLP Scholarships

SLP Outstanding Academic Achievement Scholarship

SLP Scholarships

SLP Outstanding Academic Achievement Scholarship

Value: $7,500 over the entire program

Applicable Programs: MS-SLP

Criteria: Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above; a 500-1000 word essay summarizing your academic experiences

How to be considered: Complete your admissions application to the MS-SLP program and submit your scholarship application by December 1, 2023.

Notification: The scholarship recipient will be notified of their selection prior to the 2024 Spring term start.

SLP Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Scholarship

SLP Scholarships

SLP Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Scholarship

Value: $5,000 over the entire program

Applicable Programs: MS-SLP

Criteria: Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above; one-page essay that describes what makes you an ideal candidate for the scholarship based on your intention to provide speech-language services to your community or to linguistically diverse populations in your future clinical practice.

How to be considered: Complete your admissions application to the MS-SLP program and submit your scholarship application by December 1, 2023.

Notification: The scholarship recipient will be notified of their selection prior to the 2024 Spring term start.