Occupational Therapy Scholarships

Help us continue to form some of the best occupational therapists in the nation.

Students work with assistive OT technology.

It all starts with scholarships

When you support occupational therapy scholarships, you help us shape a new generation of professionals ready to serve their patients and transform the future of health care. 

Scholarships help our students manage costs and alleviate debt load. But more than that, they give them a transformative sense of belonging, purpose and personal growth.  

Creighton Occupational Therapy

A leader in the field, dedicated to service and treating the whole person.


in OT programs

In U.S. News and World Report’s ranking of occupational therapy programs.


in the nation

The first entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program, the first innovative hybrid pathways program and one of the first post-baccalaureate OTD programs in the country.


faculty members

Faculty members holding terminal degrees, making for one of the largest OT faculties in the nation.

Health care for the whole person

Tuition alone doesn’t fully cover what it costs to educate our students. In fact, it only covers about two-thirds of it. Most of our students receive financial aid or scholarships. Last year alone, Creighton awarded nearly 1,900 scholarships to students across all schools and colleges. 

Offering more financial aid will mean more students can access our top-ranking education to become the passionate and skilled professionals the world needs. 

With your support, we will continue to bring the best and brightest students to the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, offering them a truly transformative education committed to treating the whole person — mind, body and soul. 

Contact a Director of Development 

Cody FuchtmanCody Fuchtman 
Senior Director of Development, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions 

Two OT students talk and laugh.

A pioneer in health care 

We believe that right now, more than ever, the world needs Creighton-educated health care professionals. 

As our more than 8,400 alumni in the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions know, we teach students to care for their patients compassionately, treating each one as a whole person and striving to make a difference in every life. 

The School of Pharmacy and Health Professions is a pioneer in health care. We offered the first distance-based Doctor of Pharmacy degree (PharmD) pathway, the first entry-level clinical doctorate in physical therapy and one of the first post-baccalaureate Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) programs in the country. 

Student Pooja Varman

How scholarships change our students' lives

Every day, we speak with students about how scholarships have made their Creighton experience possible, how they’ve changed their lives and the lives of their families.

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OT student Caroline Schmidt

You can make a difference

“I came to Creighton with the help of scholarships supported by donors like you. No matter how big or small, your gift makes a difference. Your support makes me want to succeed at Creighton because I owe it to you to do my very best.”

— Caroline Schmidt, occupational therapy

Creighton’s health sciences campus in Phoenix

The cutting-edge facility will enrich Creighton’s Jesuit education and transform health care in the Southwest.

Alex Sikora and Bri McMahon

Scholarship support for OT and PT students

Through critical partnerships, and by building a new campus in Phoenix, we are able to provide more opportunities for our students interested in studying and developing the latest breakthroughs in occupational therapy and physical therapy.

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