GFPT - the Foundation

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The Georgia Foundation for Physical Therapy (GFPT), formerly the Georgia Physical Therapy Education and Research Foundation (GPTERF), offers grants to encourage the completion and dissemination of research advancing the physical therapy profession and scholarships to provide financial assistance to PT and PTA students who demonstrate superior capabilities and the potential to significantly contribute to the growth of the Physical Therapy Profession.

To assist in furthering these causes, GPFPT accepts donations.  If you would like to donate, please send a check to:

Georgia Foundation for Physical Therapy (GFPT)
1260 Winchester Pkwy SE Suite 205
Smyrna, GA 30080-6546

GFPT is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.


GFPT Launches NEW Research Grant Program - Up to $10,000 available!

Purpose and General Information About Award

 
The purpose of GFPT grant program is to promote the highest quality, scientifically based, and clinically relevant research with priority given to projects with a clinical application. Proposed studies should add to or refine the body of knowledge on which physical therapist practice is based using any of a variety of recognized investigative methods, such as experimental, descriptive, or correlational. Proposed studies should begin to address the most critical questions in clinical practice. (Click read more, for application and instruction downloads)

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Apply for Scholarships

GFPT Student Scholarship

GFPT offers their own scholarship to provide financial assistance to PT and PTA students who demonstrate superior capabilities and the potential to significantly contribute to the growth of the Physical Therapy Profession.  PT students may apply for a $1,000 scholarship and  PTA students may apply for a $500 scholarship.  Recipients will be invited to the awards luncheon as our guest. The awards luncheon will be held during IMPACT 2018, PTAG's annual conferece. For more information or to obtain an application click here

2018 Awards Ceremony Luncheon

Saturday, April 7, 2018
12:45pm - 2:30pm
The Classic Center
Athes, GA

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GFPT Scholarship Recipients

Student Scholarships provide financial assistance to PT and PTA students who demonstrate superior capabilities and the potential to significantly contribute to the growth of the physical therapy profession. For more informaiton or to obtain an application for a student scholarship, click here.

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