Rizing Tide offers an annual Crest scholarship of $14,000 to underrepresented BIPOC students pursuing a physical therapy degree. Eligible applicants are first or second-year DPT students or PTAs entering a PTA-to-DPT bridge program. Scholarships are renewable twice.
To qualify, you must:
• Be in your first or second year of a DPT program.
• Attend a CAPTE-accredited PT program in the U.S.
• Have an underrepresented racial/ethnic heritage.
• Maintain a 3.2 GPA.
• Be a U.S. citizen or have DACA status.
Submit by the specified deadline. Technical support is available on weekdays from 9 AM to 5 PM Pacific Time. Letters of recommendation can be submitted digitally or by mail.
Finalists will be interviewed via Zoom by the Beachcombers selection committee. Winners will be notified within 60 days of the deadline.
Crest scholarship recipients may renew twice by maintaining a 3.2 GPA and submitting an instructor's feedback survey. Individual situations will be considered for renewal.