Scholarships Available


NJOTA would like to take this opportunity to congratulate our 2020 OT/OTA Scholarship winners!  This past year has been challenging for many and the response this year was outstanding!  
Thank you Felicia Chew,  Nancy Fong, Kristin Ray, and  Breanne Grasso for your thorough review of the NJOTA scholarship essays. 

Heartfelt congratulations to this year's winners.

We look forward to working with you and wish you much success on your journey to be an OT/OTA!  The winners are:
Jordon Betlow -  Pace University    
Daniel Cartwright-Pace University
Molly Nadeau - Kean University
Hadassa S Portal - Eastwick College
Samantha Wagensorm-Stockton University

We had a total of 25 essays representing  the following schools: 

American International College
Eastwick College (OTA)
Iona College
Kean University 
Pace University 
Seton Hall University
Stockton University 
Thomas Jefferson University
Tufts University
Washington University in St. Louis  




 2020 Scholarship Application is now CLOSED! Check back for 2021 information and deadlines. 

Attention Students!

NJOTA is pleased to award 5 scholarships each year, which are announced by the end of October and will be posted in the next issue of the NJOTA Newsletter. Scholarships of $750 each will be awarded to 3 current occupational therapy students and 2 $750 scholarship will be awarded to a current occupational therapy assistant student.  
All applicants must currently be enrolled in an Occupational Therapy  or Occupational Therapy Assistant  program in a college or university in New Jersey, or be a state resident attending an OT/OTA program out of state.  To be considered for the scholarship, please complete this online applicationYou will need to provide details as to why you should be awarded the scholarship and include reasons why you want to be an Occupational Therapist or Occupational Therapy Assistant. 
Applications are due by  October 11, 2020
If you have any questions, please send an email message to [email protected].  
Please use "scholarship" in subject line.