The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) encourages massage therapy school students to apply for the $5,000 Bob King AMTA Student Scholarship to be awarded in January 2014. To participate in the scholarship essay contest, students need to make their submission by December 9, 2013.
This scholarship, named after the late-Bob King, challenges massage school students to strive for excellence in their study of massage therapy and be rewarded for their devotion to the profession. To apply, the student must be admitted to or enrolled in a minimum 500-hour entry-level massage therapy program at the time of application. They need to submit a 500 word essay on why they have chosen to become a massage therapist; their plans for their massage therapy career; and how they plan to advance their career, while giving back to the profession.