Geriatric Research Grant

Application Deadline: August 5, 2022

The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) is the only national nonprofit solely dedicated to funding physical therapy research. Since 1979, FPTR has awarded more than $20 million in research grants, scholarships, and fellowships to the most promising physical therapist researchers. In the current grant funding cycle, FPTR will award up to a half-million in research grants. Learn more about what research grants are available here.

One $40,000 Geriatric Research Grant is to be awarded to an Emerging Investigator for research that addresses an area of high impact and priority for improving the practice of physical therapy for the treatment of aging adults. The project must be consistent with the priorities outlined within the APTA Geriatrics Research Agenda.

This grant is made possible by the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy Fund.

How to Apply:

Geriatric Research Grant Guidelines

Geriatric Research Grant Instructions