At Drake, we offer financial aid that is designed to reward your academic achievement and also to help meet your family’s level of financial need. You may find that you qualify for both merit-based and financial need-based awards. We make every effort to provide the most complete financial aid package to you in your first award notice. 

Please visit our Office of Student Financial Planning for all your general scholarship inquiries.

A number of scholarships are available for students in the Occupational Therapy Doctorate program from a variety of state, federal and non-profit agencies.  The following is a list of scholarships that students are encouraged to look into. 


Iowa Resources for Scholarships and Financial Aid


Arther J. Gallagher and Co. Scholarship


Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs


Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

FormSwift Startup Scholarship Program


Scholarships for women in health care

Scholarships and grants for Native American students

SchoolSoup's Health Professions Scholarships

Scholarships for Health Sciences students and students with disabilities

Scholarship guide for Hispanic and Latino students

Scholarships for students from traditionally underrepresented groups (with links to scholarships for women, students with disabilities and LGTBQ students)


Scholarship searches