Annual golf tournaments raise big dollars for research funding Since 1989, more than 300 schools have participated in the Marquette Challenge, raising $4.6 million for physical therapy research. Funds raised through the Challenge have provided funding for clinical researchers and support the rigorous scientific review process that sets FPTR [...]
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Students at MGH use fundraising platform to support physical therapy research PT students at MGH Institute of Health Professions recently recorded a video of their experience using JustGiving for the student-led Marquette Challenge. These creative future PTs used JustGiving for their holiday movie and ornament decorating event, [...]
Summer Marquette Challenge Intern Connects with Research Each year, the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) hosts a Marquette Challenge intern in the summer. Elisa Magalang joined the FPTR staff in 2022 in support of our mission and the student-led VCU-Marquette Challenge. Ever since I was little, I knew that [...]
Virginia Commonwealth University takes top honors in student-led Marquette Challenge Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) took first place in this year’s Marquette Challenge, a student-led fundraiser to support the mission of the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR). The top fundraising school earns co-naming rights for the next year’s Marquette [...]
Challenge School Takes Most Creative Award with Poster Fundraiser Each year, hundreds of physical therapist (PT) and physical therapist assistant (PTA) students, with the support of their program directors and community, hold fundraising events across the country for the Marquette Challenge. Although there is a friendly competition between schools, participation [...]
Future PTs and PTAs give forward to their future profession trough student-led VCU-Marquette Challengefoundation4pt2022-06-23T03:19:09+00:00
Future PTs and PTAs give forward to their future profession trough student-led VCU-Marquette Challenge PT and PTA students have once again helped close out another successful VCU-Marquette Challenge to benefit the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research. Hundreds of students at 79 schools participated this year. The top 3 schools [...]
The VCU-Marquette Challenge Deadline is May 16! Make sure your school meets the deadline to be recognized for your VCU-Marquette Challenge fundraising! All funds must be received by May 16, 2022, to count towards your school’s total. End the Challenge on a high note. In addition to getting your donations in on [...]
Opportunity: Intern, Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Come work with us! Learn more about research funding and support a great nonprofit! Preferential consideration will be given to applicants considering a career in the physical therapy field or to current students enrolled in a physical therapy or physical therapist assistant [...]
FPTR Announces Special Awards and Schools Elevated to Philanthropy Circle With the conclusion of the 2020-2021 VCU-Marquette Challenge, the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research announced LIVE the winners. Over 120 schools rose to the Challenge Like No Other and successfully raised a cumulative $326,178 for physical therapy research. The [...]
VCU Takes Top Honors in Close Competition for Student-Led Marquette Challenge Virginia Commonwealth University took top honors in the student-led Marquette Challenge, once again earning co-hosting and naming rights for the Foundation's grassroots fundraiser. Students from 122 schools across the United States participated in the most recent Challenge, a Challenge [...]