Apply for the Crest Scholarship


Tell us about your educational history—and your aspirations for PT school!

Essay and Supporting Documentation

Short Essay Questions

We want to understand what makes you, well, you! So, to help us get to know you better, the following questions will explore your drive and perspective. Please answer all three questions, and limit each answer to 500 words.

Limit each answer to 500 words.

  1. What has inspired you to become a physical therapist?
  2. What does it mean to be a community member, and how can a strong community presence affect the lives of its members? Provide an example of a time you contributed to your community.
  3. We value transparency, integrity, and vulnerability, so we want to hear about a time that things didn’t go according to plan. Tell us about a failure you’ve experienced in your life and what you learned from it.


Upload your undergraduate or PTA program transcript here.

Acceptance Letter

Upload the acceptance letter from the accredited PT school or PTA bridge program you plan to attend here.

Letters of Recommendation

Please attach two letters of recommendation below. Ensure the letters were written by a previous teacher, professor, or industry professional and that they answer the following questions:

  • How do you know the scholarship applicant?
  • What qualities do you see in this individual?
  • Why do you feel this individual should receive this scholarship?