Student Advocacy Award
To provide the means for two AGPT student members the opportunity to engage in advocacy efforts of the profession at a national level with the intention that this exposure will engage students in similar efforts after graduation and to promote the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy and encourage active engagement in the Academy activities as a student and new graduate.
Any student enrolled in a DPT or PTA program at the time of the application may be nominated. Students must have completed at least two semesters of the physical therapy program. The nominee must be members of the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy.
Criteria for selection:
Candidates must be in good standing within the academic program and have an understanding of the APTA's national legislative and regulatory efforts that impact the physical therapy profession. The student must have experience in advocacy efforts and professional involvement at the chapter level that can demonstrate a contribution to the physical therapy profession.
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