The purpose of GFPT grant program is to promote the highest quality, scientifically based, and clinically relevant research with priority given to projects with a clinical application. Proposed studies should add to or refine the body of knowledge on which physical therapist practice is based using any of a variety of recognized investigative methods, such as experimental, descriptive, or correlational. Proposed studies should begin to address the most critical questions in clinical practice. The project should be a collaborative venture between two or more partner organizations or institutions. Investigators are not limited to designs that would require patient/subject encounters. All research designs are eligible for consideration.
GFPT grants are limited to a maximum of $10,000. Application deadline is January 22, 2021. Awardee will be notified by February 25, 2021. Funding will begin May 1, 2021 and must be expended within a 24 month budget period of the award.
The GFPT Grant funds are available to members of APTA Georgia (formerly PTAG). The applicant must be a licensed physical therapist or physical therapy assistant.
Type of Proposal
Proposals will evaluate the efficacy of physical therapist interventions within any discipline relevant to physical therapy. Project outcomes should focus on the quality and delivery of patient care.
Because proposals are evaluated by an interdisciplinary peer review panel, they should be written to be understood by people who are not in the applicant’s field of study or experts in the applicant’s field of study. Applicants should limit their use of jargon and acronyms whenever possible.
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Anne Thompson, PT, EdD
Georgia Foundation for Physical Therapy, Inc,
596 Concord Road SE Smyrna, GA 30082
P: 770.433.4137 F: 770.433.2907