The Barbara Melzer Scholarship (SM0011)

This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Barbara A. Melzer and highlights her commitment to excellence in clinical education. Dr. Melzer was an active member of the physical therapy profession for 38 years and served as a professor and Director of Clinical Education in the Department for 25 years. In honor of her lasting contributions, the Department of Physical Therapy at Texas State University will award at least one scholarship each year to third year physical therapy students in support of clinical education. Must be in good standing with the Dept. of PT and not on professional or academic probation.

College of Health Professions, Physical Therapy
Supplemental Questions
  1. Discuss your clinical education goals, future impact on the physical therapy profession, and how this scholarship will assist your third year in the program (e.g. tuition, clinical costs related to travel/housing).
  2. Please request a professional letter of recommendation from someone outside of the physical therapy department. This letter should address your past performance/contributions and potential as a healthcare professional and leader.