Carolyn Gioia Memorial Scholarship

Carolyn Gioia was a 1949 graduate of the Doisy College of Health Sciences where she majored in Physical Therapy. This scholarship was established to benefit physical therapy students, with preference given to students with physical disabilities. Carolyn Gioia worked as a dedicated physical therapist for 45 years and actively participated in various international and national physical therapy organizations.

The scholarship is available to professional phase Physical Therapy students. Students must have a 2.7 GPA or higher and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be made first to students with a physical disability, then to students going into their PYII or PYIII year of the program. Please note that the number and dollar amount of scholarships given will vary. For questions regarding this scholarship, please contact Jill Fitzgerald at jill.fitzgerald@health.slu.edu or 314-977-8756.

Award
Award amounts will vary based on applicant pool
Scopes
Doisy College of Health Sciences
Deadline
03/01/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Physical Disabilities
    • Do you have a physical disability?
    • If you answered "yes" to the above question, have you registered with Saint Louis University's Disability Services?
    • If you do not have a physical disability, please respond to the following question (if you have a physical disability, please respond "N/A"): What personal experiences have you had with someone with a physical disability that has influenced your decision to become a Physical Therapist?
    • If you have a physical disability, please respond to the following question (if you don't have a physical disability, please respond "N/A"): Has your physical disability influenced your decision to become a Physical Therapist and if so, how?
  2. Prior questions have asked you about your financial aid received, please be sure to include ALL scholarships, grants, and student loans received. Please go back and ensure these questions are answered in full detail. This is one of the most important questions asked! Is this complete?
  3. Why do you seek Financial Assistance?
  4. List extent of financial support from family or other sources not already mentioned.
  5. Please list total amount of debt for educational expenses at graduation. Please ensure this includes every year at Saint Louis University.
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