Occupational Therapy

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Scholarships and Financial Aid Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) Program

The Department of Occupational Therapy provides a scholarship for OTD students upon enrollment in Year One of the OTD program. The amount of scholarship monies is dependent on availability of funds.

Xavier University’s Office of Student Financial Services is happy to help navigate the process of securing loans to cover graduate education. Graduate students who wish to apply for federal student loans to assist with their education costs can file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) www.fafsa.ed.gov. Contact Xavier’s Office of Student Financial Services at xufinaid@xavier.edu or 513-745-3142.

American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

Graduate students are encouraged to apply for scholarship assistance. A list of scholarships for occupational therapy students is available from the American Occupational Therapy Association on their website, https://www.aota.org/Education-Careers/Find-School/Aid/Scholarships.aspx. AOTA also provides information about how to pay for college, https://www.aota.org/Education-Careers/Find-School/Aid.aspx.

American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF)

The American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF) offers scholarships to OTD students on a yearly basis, https://www.aotf.org/Scholarships

 Ohio Occupational Therapy Association (OOTA)

Ohio Occupational Therapy Association (OOTA) offers scholarships to occupational therapy student members enrolled in accredited occupational therapy education programs within the state of Ohio, https://www.oota.org/scholarships


To learn more about general graduate-level funding, grants, loans, resources and financial aid please go to https://www.xavier.edu/graduate-admission/financial-aid/index