Outstanding Student Awards
2020 Award Recipients

Alyse Hausman SPT

Award Description

To acknowledge and honor a Student Physical Therapist who exhibit superior scholastic achievement and has made significant contributions to the professional organization and promotion of physical therapy.


To acknowledge and honor a Student Physical Therapist Assistant who exhibit superior scholastic achievement and has made significant contributions to the professional organization and promotion of physical therapy.

Eligibility Requirements

1. Demonstrated involvement in a FPTA/APTA meetings and advocacy events (district meeting, state or national conference, capital hill day, etc).
2. Nominee must be in good academic standing at their University (program director or faculty advisor provides letter)
3. Demonstrated a commitment and involvement in the promotion of physical therapy and community service (e.g. organizing or participating in community events such as PT Month).
4. Demonstrated leadership amongst peers.
5. Demonstrated significant contributions to FPTA/APTA – (e.g. speaking to other students about the benefits of belonging).   (do we merge with #1)

Submission Requirements

• The nominator is responsible for submitting a letter of support and the following documents
• One letter from a Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant supporting the strengths of the nominee in relation to award criteria
• One letter from a CAPTE accredited University/College faculty member or program director speaking to the academic excellence of the student
• Curriculum Vitae/Resume of the candidate

What Recipients Receive

An award will be presented to the recipients at the FPTA Annual Conference Honors and Awards ceremony.

Submit a Nomination

Nominations are due July 1 of each year.

Fill out your contact information below.
Please provide a brief introduction and why you are submitting for this award.  

Please upload the required attachments (see descriptions above):

  • Acceptable files include Word, PDF, PNG, Excel, Powerpoint, and JPEG. Please do not upload Zip files, they cannot be opened.
  • If all your information is on one document, you may upload all your files to one field.
  • Please do not include links in your attachments. You may extract information from a website and create a Word Document or PDF, but FPTA will not open external links.

800 N Calhoun St #1A
Tallahassee, FL 32303
PH: 850.222.1243
FAX: 850.224.5281
Email: info@fpta.org
Join Our E-mail List
Email: