Grants & Opportunities



Grants & Opportunities

FPTA Grants

FPTA is pleased to award these monetary grants to members for the promotion of physical therapy research and awareness.


APTA Centennial Scholars Program

Celebrating 100 Years

The APTA Centennial Scholars program is a new and exciting opportunity by APTA to invest in building future association leaders. FPTA is excited to help engage and empower the next generation of association members by selecting a PT or PTA to participate in this program.

apta centennial scholars program

Catherine E Patla Community Awareness Grant

2019 Prisca Collins, Nancy Nuzzo & Maria Torres-Palsa

This award is committed to assisting Florida physical therapists and physical therapist assistants in their relations with the public and patients through community awareness of the physical therapy profession.

catherine e. patla grant information

Linda Crane Research Grant

2019 Patricia Wodzinski

A grant in the amount of $10,000 awarded to a member in good standing for research in any area of physical therapy specifically relating to the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice.

linda crane grant information

FPTA Travel Grants

FPTA is pleased to award these monetary grants to members for their attendance at these key events.


APTA Federal Advocacy Forum

FPTA provides grants in the amount of $1,250 to up to four (4) members interested in attending the APTA Federal Advocacy Forum, typically held in the spring.

APTA Steve levine grant for House of Delegates

The FPTA offers the Steve Levine APTA HoD Student Grant, which includes two (2) travel grants of $1400, available for one DPT and one PTA student member to attend.

fpta annual conference & assembly of representatives

Th FPTA holds it's annual conference in Orlando, FL each year in September. Student Assembly Representative Program: One (1) student recommended by the program director from each program is provided with a free conference registration and up to $250 in travel reimbursement.


APTA State Policy and Payment Forum

Held in September of each year, the FPTA provides two (2) $750 travel grants for members to attend this forum.


APTA National Student Conclave

Held in October of each year, the FPTA provides two (2) $1200 travel grants, for one (1) PT and one (1) PTA student to attend the APTA National Student Conclave.


FPTA State Advocacy Days

FPTA provides travel grants up to $275 to cover the cost of travel, room and food for attendees at the FPTA State Advocacy Days. This event is offered in odd years.


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