At the AMTA Schools Summit, the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) announced its new AMTA Student Scholarship program as an exciting new initiative to support the next generation of massage therapists. This program invites students to participate in an essay contest where one applicant will be awarded a $5,000 scholarship.
The association encourages students to complete the online application by May 31 for the chance to receive the scholarship. This scholarship challenges massage school students to strive for excellence in their study of massage therapy and be rewarded for their devotion to the profession.
Apply now! 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. The recipient of the scholarship will be announced in September and they will be recognized at their massage therapy school. And, the recipient will be acknowledged during the awards portion of the opening session of AMTA’s National Convention in Fort Worth, Texas, September 26.