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Name Manitoba Public Insurance Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Tuition Scholarships
Research Fields TEST Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy
Categories No categories available
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility The purpose of the scholarships is to support Manitoba students who demonstrate potential for leadership in return to work or daily functional activities, rehabilitation planning and services, ergonomics and/or functional training in their respective fields. These scholarships also promote occupational therapy and physical therapy careers as a growing area within the corporationís Health Care Services department.

For graduate students in the Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) program to be eligible for this scholarship they must: (1) be a resident of Manitoba; (2) be enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in the final year of study in the Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) program offered by the School of Medical Rehabilitation at the University of Manitoba; (3) have maintained a minimum degree grade point average of 3.75, with no grade lower than C+, throughout the MOT program; (4) have achieved a minimum grade of B+ (or equivalent) in each of the following courses: (i) OT 6130 Occupational Therapy Practice Skills 1 (ii) OT 6300 Occupational Analysis and Adaptation (iii) OT 6310 The Environment and Occupational Performance (iv) OT 6330 Occupational Therapy Practice Skills 2; (5) have demonstrated leadership qualities within the Department of Occupational Therapy and through community involvement; (6) have demonstrated interest in furthering their learning through participation in professional development activities.

For graduate students in the Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) program to be eligible for this scholarship they must: (1) be a resident of Manitoba; (2) be enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in the final year of study in the Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) program offered by the School of Medical Rehabilitation at the University of Manitoba; (3) have maintained a minimum degree grade point average of 3.75, with no grade lower than C+, throughout the MPT program; (4) have achieved a minimum grade of B+ (or equivalent) in each of the following courses: (i) PT 6250 Integrated Practice for Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions (ii) PT 6260 Physiotherapy Practice and Professional Issue I (iii) PT 6221 Clinical Skills for Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions I (iv) PT 6222 Clinical Skills for Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions II (5) have demonstrated leadership qualities within the Department of Physical Therapy and through community involvement; (6) have demonstrated interest in furthering their learning through participation in professional development activities.

Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated an interest in one or more of the following specialty areas: return to work or daily functional activities, rehabilitation planning and services, ergonomics and/or functional training.).

Recipients will be required, upon completion of their studies, to provide a brief report (maximum 150 words), a photograph (if available), and a short biography to be used by Manitoba Public Insurance in publicity related to the scholarships.
Value The value is not available
Currency Canadian
Tenable at Each year, four scholarships, valued at $2,500 each, will be offered to successful candidates from either the Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) or the Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) programs.
Deadlines No deadlines available
Application Details Candidates will be required to submit a completed Manitoba Public Insurance Tuition Scholarships Application Form including: (1) current academic transcript(s) (a web transcript is acceptable); (2) curriculum vitae; (3) one letter of recommendation from an Occupational Therapist or Physical Therapist (a faculty member or a practitioner); (4) a letter of intent (maximum 1,000 words) describing how (i) their involvement in service and leadership roles, within the Department of Occupational Therapy or the Department of Physical Therapy and in the broader community, has impacted their studies; and (ii) their professionís role in return to work or daily functional activities, rehabilitation planning and services, ergonomics and or functional training.).

Contact the Departments of Occupational Therpay or Phyysical Therapy for more information. Updated February 5, 2014
 

 
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