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NCTRC Scholarship

NCTRC Scholarship

Thank you for your interest in an NCTRC Scholarship.

We are proud to offer this program which recognizes the achievements of those who seek to advance their knowledge and professional competency to improve the quality of recreational therapy services.

Individuals may apply for an NCTRC Scholarship for full or partial reimbursement of funds associated with successful completion (earned grade of B or better) of academic credit generating course(s) completed within the past 12 months. Academic courses must lead to application for Professional Eligibility, recertification of their CTRS® credential, Specialization Area Designation, progress toward advancement of a degree in TR/RT, or enhanced recreational therapy knowledge to provide improved quality of care.

To apply, please follow the steps as outlined below.

  1. Submit the Scholarship Application within 12 months of successful completion (earned grade of B or better) of a course leading to one of the areas noted above.
  2. Once an applicant has obtained a copy of their transcript with both course title and grade received, email both the transcript copy and the Scholarship Application to, and include “Scholarship” in the subject line.
  3. Submit paid copy of university/college bill indicating amount paid for course(s).
  4. Scholarship applications will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee and applicants will be notified of the decision via email.

For more information, please visit the FAQ’s or contact NCTRC at 845-639-1439.