Arthur W. Pense Scholarship
The Arthur W. Pense Scholarship is presented every year to a student enrolled in a four or five year degree program in occupational or physical therapy at a college or university in New York State.
Students participating in a 2-3 month fieldwork program as part of their degree are also eligible for nomination.
Amount: One award is presented annually. The award is in the amount of $3,000, which is paid in
installments of $750 per semester for the last two years of study. People currently receiving a NYSARC, Inc. scholarship are not eligible to receive simultaneous scholarships.
Nomination Process: Nominations for the Arthur W. Pense Scholarship are made through the Chairperson of the Physical or Occupational Therapy Departments at colleges and universities in New York State offering degree programs in Physical or Occupational Therapy. Each department of occupational and physical therapy may nominate only one individual for the scholarship. Students being nominated must be, in your opinion, deserving of this special scholarship and must have proven to be outstanding in their professional endeavors.
Application Information/Deadline: The name of one individual must be submitted on the appropriate Nomination Form along with the additional information requested in the application. All nomination forms must be signed by the Department Chairperson. Once submitted, NYSARC, Inc. will mail all nominees the Scholarship Application Form. It will be the responsibility of each nominee to complete the form and return it with all necessary information to the NYSARC, Inc. State Office.
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