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Arthur W. Pense Scholarship


About the Scholarship: One (1) scholarship is presented annually. The scholarship, in the amount of $3,000, is paid in installments of $1,500 per semester. The funds must be claimed within a four (4) year period from the time the scholarship was awarded. Applications will be distributed to interested students by the University's Department of Physical or Occupational Therapy. Students will complete and submit applications directly to The Arc New York. Students must be enrolled in a degree program in physical or occupational therapy and may include a 2-3 month fieldwork program as part of their degree. Individuals currently receiving a scholarship through The Arc New York are not eligible to receive simultaneous scholarships. Student must be a New York State resident and/or attending a college or university in New York State. Submit completed application, signed by the Department Chairperson, and one (1) letter of recommendation from a current academic instructor.

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  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
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The Arc New York
Tel: 518-439-8311 Address 29 British American Blvd. 2nd Floor
Latham, NY 12110