Student Emerging Leader Award
The recipient of the award will receive $500 to be awarded at the APTA Wisconsin Spring Conference.
- Current PT or PTA student
- APTA Wisconsin/APTA member
PT/PTA students will write an essay (no longer than 500 words) to apply that should address the following 3 areas:
- School or community involvement including any job experience
- APTA WI/APTA involvement
- Goals for professional development and strategy/plan to accomplish these goals upon graduation
Additionally, 2 professional letters of recommendation are required.
The applications should be sent to the APTA Wisconsin Academic Liaison Committee Co-Chairs, Erik Gregersen and Matt Paluchniak, at firstname.lastname@example.org, Matthew.Paluchniak@gmail.com) by January 31.
The application essay should be a Word document or PDF. Please attach/send the two letters of recommendation and student application essay in one email. In the email also include full name, what school attending, year in school, APTA ID# and address.
The winner will be chosen by the APTA Wisconsin Academic Liaison Committee and notified within two weeks of the application deadline.