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Financial Assistance

Office of Financial Assistance

Students attending the University of the Incarnate Word School of Physical Therapy are encouraged to visit the Office of Financial Assistance webpage to find out about various types of financial assistance, including scholarships. This site also contains information about submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  


A limited number of scholarships funded through the School of Physical Therapy are available on an annual basis to current and incoming students. Only matriculated students will be considered for scholarships. Information about scholarships funded through outside sources will be sent to students as information is received. 


Due to the rigorous nature of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, outside employment is not encouraged. A limited number of student employment positions may be offered based on available funding. These positions are usually 5 to 10 hours per week. The hourly wage varies depending on the duties. A call for applications will occur as vacancies occur.

Positions may include:

  • Peer Tutor
    Peer Tutors are upper level students within the Doctor of Physical Therapy program who tutor fellow students and who assist with their academic success.
  • Office Assistant
    The Office Assistant assists with clerical duties within the School of Physical Therapy Dean's office. 
  • Social Media Assistant
    The Social Media Assistant  assists with the maintenance of social media/websites including design and/or regular updates.