The American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF) has announced two scholarship recipients supported by a contribution from Continued’s OccupationalTherapy.com.
OccupationalTherapy.com donated $10,000 to the AOTF Scholarship Program, which benefits qualified students currently enrolled full time in accredited occupational therapy educational programs.
This year’s recipients of $5000 scholarships each are Alana Fernandes of Stony Brook University and Irene Lee of the University of Southern California.
“I am so grateful for this opportunity to continue earning my degree in OT with less financial burden,” Fernandes said. “Having this resource available means having support along my educational journey, and to have this support from organizations like OccupationalTherapy.com and AOTF has been unbelievably amazing.”
“The OccupationalTherapy.com Scholarship allows me to focus more on learning how to become a better leader and clinician.”
“The OccupationalTherapy.com Scholarship allows me to focus more on learning how to become a better leader and clinician,” said Lee. “This scholarship has also opened ways to dive deeper into the field and grow my skills.”
OccupationalTherapy.com has supported the AOTF Scholarship Program since 2015, awarding scholarships to outstanding applicants who are pursuing post-baccalaureate degrees in occupational therapy.
“OccupationalTherapy.com is proud to support these two recipients as well as future students,” said senior managing editor Fawn Carson, OTD, OTR/L, ATP. “Our goal is to provide top-notch courses to professionals in the field. What better way to embody this philosophy than helping the clinicians of tomorrow?”
OccupationalTherapy.com offers 550+ online courses presented by leading experts and is part of the Continued family of learning sites.