GFPT - the Foundation

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The Georgia Foundation for Physical Therapy (GFPT), formerly the Georgia Physical Therapy Education and Research Foundation (GPTERF), offers grants to encourage the completion and dissemination of research advancing the physical therapy profession and scholarships to provide financial assistance to PT and PTA students who demonstrate superior capabilities and the potential to significantly contribute to the growth of the Physical Therapy Profession.

To assist in furthering these causes, GPFPT accepts donations.  If you would like to donate, please send a check to:

Georgia Foundation for Physical Therapy (GFPT)
1260 Winchester Pkwy SE Suite 205
Smyrna, GA 30080-6546

GFPT is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.


Apply for Grants & Scholarships

Research Grant

The Georgia Foundation for Physical Therapy, formerly the Georgia Physical Therapy Education and Research Foundation (GPTERF), coordinates with PTAG's Research Committee to offer an additional Research Grants, which provides financial support to encourage the completion and dissemination of research advancing the physical therapy profession. Grants are awarded to Members only. 

Student Scholarship

GFPT offers their own scholarship to provide financial assistance to PT and PTA students who demonstrate superior capabilities and the potential to significantly contribute to the growth of the Physical Therapy Profession.  PT students may apply for a $1,000 scholarship and  PTA students may apply for a $500 scholarship.  Recipients will be invited to the awards dinner as our guest. 

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GFPT Research Grant Recipients

Research Grants provide financial support for PTAG members to encourage the completion and dissemination of research advancing the physical therapy profession.  For more information about research grants or to obtain an application, click here.

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GFPT Scholarship Recipients

Student Scholarships provide financial assistance to PT and PTA students who demonstrate superior capabilities and the potential to significantly contribute to the growth of the physical therapy profession. To obtain an application for a student scholarship, click here.

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