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Speech Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy

Southside Virginia Training Center (SVTC) is seeking students who are interested in receiving scholarships to complete one of the following three programs: Speech Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy.

SVTC is one of five public facilities within the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services that provides quality, person-centered health and habilitation services for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Located in historic Petersburg, Virginia, SVTC is only 30 minutes from the state capital, and it is centrally located within only a few hours or less from Washington, D.C., the mountains and the ocean resorts of Virginia and North Carolina.

CONDITIONS OF THE SCHOLARSHIP: SVTC will pay for tuition plus a stipend to assist with other expenses. In return, the recipient must agree to work at SVTC after graduation for a period based on one year for each year the scholarship is received. A contract details the conditions.

TO QUALIFY: Students must be enrolled in an accredited program for Speech Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy. In the event there are multiple applicants, preference will be given to students going into their 2nd or 3rd year of the program (program lengths vary depending upon school and program).

If you are interested in applying for this wonderful opportunity or would like more information, please contact:
Joy Kendrick, Senior Recruiter at 804-524-7682 or via email at

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