Madden Physical Therapy Rebecca Engle Scholarship

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Scholarship Details

The award shall provide financial assistance to a high school senior student who has been accepted into a college program and intends to pursue a career as a Doctor of Physical Therapy. This scholarship is for students at Central Dauphin High School only entering a Pre-Physical Therapy or Health-science related undergraduate degree program at an accredited post-secondary educational institution with an intent on pursuing graduate school to earn their Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree. The source of funds for this scholarship is from the Rotary Club of Colonial Park Foundation. The Foundation will receive this donation annually and will then be responsible for distribution and follow-up to a qualified candidate under the following terms for the period set by the donor.  

This is a one-year scholarship if all criteria are met.  The amount of the award for an academic year can be up to $1,000 including tuition and fees.  The recipient of the scholarship must have a financial need. There can be only one award offered each year; the total amount shall not be more than the amount received annually by the Foundation from the donor. Scholarships are based upon funds being received each year from the donor and could be subject to change.

The Foundation shall consider students meeting the following criteria:  Students must have unmet financial need.  Students must be enrolled full time in college to be eligible.  The student must show proof to the Foundation that he or she has been accepted to an accredited post-secondary educational institution with a minimum of six (6) credits for each semester for an education degree before the scholarship shall be awarded.  The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA overall while attending college.  The student may be a recipient of another scholarship.  The award may not be given for an additional academic year. 

The recipient shall submit the invoice from the college to the Foundation for direct payment to the college they are attending.  Funds will be issued at the beginning of the first semester for an amount up to one thousand ($1,000) for tuition and fees, or less if the semester costs are less. The total award may not be more than one thousand ($1,000) for one year.  Any cost to the individual student over the scholarship award will be the responsibility of the student.

The Foundation will review all applications prior to the beginning of each school year and prior to the start of the following semester. Timelines will be given to the student receiving the award with dates that applications are due for the next semester.

***If there is no activity in this scholarship award for one (1) year from date student is notified they have been awarded the scholarship, the scholarship will terminate, and no funds will be released from that date forward. ***

The applications submitted will be reviewed and decision of award will be based in order on financial need, community service, school service and academic achievement with a minimum GPA of 3.0

The winning student of this scholarship shall be notified no later than twenty-five (25) days from the date applications were due.