A scholarship of up to $5,000 is available to eligible students to help cover academic expenses such as tuition and fees.


Learn more about the scholarship criteria and how to apply below.




The Robert D. Kruse Memorial Scholarship was created by Alice Kruse in memory of her husband, Robert D. Kruse, DPE, Director of Cleveland Clinic’s School of Physical Therapy from 1956 to 1962.

Dr. Kruse, who was visually impaired, enthusiastically supported and encouraged all students, especially those determined to advance their education as far as they could. His goal was to ensure those students had the resources to unlock their full potential and obtain that education.

To be considered, please review and complete the following:

The application deadline is April 30, 2018. View past winners here