HRSA-MUSC Occupational Therapy Scholarships

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Creating opportunities for entry-level OTD students, increasing workforce diversity, and supporting medically underserved communities.

The Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program awarded the MUSC Division of Occupational Therapy a 5-year, $3.25 million ($650,000 per year) grant beginning July 2020 to provide scholarships for students from geographically and/or economically disadvantaged backgrounds. The grant aims to increase diversity in the workplace, increase opportunities for students with a demonstrated financial need, and promote the needs of medically underserved communities.

Each year, new and existing students in the entry-level Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) program that meet the outlined eligibility requirements may apply for the scholarship. Approximately twelve scholarships will be awarded per cohort and the recipients will receive funding for at least half of tuition and book costs. 

Current Students

Students currently enrolled in the full-time, entry-level OTD are encouraged to review the following materials:

Application Deadline: The application deadline is anticipated to reopen in February 2021

For questions, contact hrsa-otscholarship@musc.edu.

Prospective Students

Information for students accepted into the program for 2021 will be updated in January 2021.