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Awards and Recognition

Annual Consortium Scholarship Awards:


The Peter D. Mosher Educational Leadership Conference (ELC) Scholarship

Online applications open on June 1st and close on June 15th.

Clinicians self-nominate/apply for this award <--------CLICK  Here to Access the nomination form

The Ohio-Kentucky Consortium for Physical Therapy Programs would like to invite you to apply for the Peter D. Mosher Education Leadership Conference Scholarship.  This scholarship is to support a CI or CCCE to attend the annual Education Leadership Conference (ELC).  This year ELC will be held in Bellevue, Washington. 


Here is a little detail about this scholarship:


The Peter D. Mosher Educational Leadership Conference (ELC) Scholarship Purpose of Award:  This award has been created to honor Peter D. Mosher, PT, DPT, OCS.  On December 7th, 2013 our esteemed colleague and friend, Peter Mosher, PT, DPT, OCS took his final breath at 32 years of age. Pete was an Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education at the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was also the Chair of the Ohio-Kentucky Consortium of Physical Therapy Programs for Clinical Education. Pete was an accomplished author and presenter in the profession of physical therapy. He left behind his beloved wife and partner of 15 years, Eileen (nee McGrath) and two beautiful children, Adah and Eamon as well as family members of his Pierson, Mosher, and McGrath-Seiffert families. Pete will always be remembered for his warm, genuine, spirit-filled character. His eloquence with words and commitment to the profession of physical therapy leave a strong legacy of compassion, excellence, and vision that will inspire others to take up the torch and continue.


This award is designed to recognize an individual who demonstrates the characteristics of compassion, excellence, and a vision for physical therapy clinical education.


Nomination criteria:  Award nominees must be licensed PT educators who affiliate with at least one of the Ohio-Kentucky Consortium member institutions.


Nomination & Selection Procedures:

1. Clinicians will self-nominate for this award through an application process

2. This online survey application will be open from June 1st – June 15th

3. The Consortium will notify the award winner by July 1st


Distribution of the Award:  The individual selected for the award will receive and reimbursement for up to $1000 which can be used toward registration fees, travel, and/or lodging. Participants must pay up-front and submit receipts to the OKPTCE within two weeks of the event date (details to follow once selected). Reimbursement will then be provided within one month of the conference date.

For more information on the award as well as the nomination and selection procedures, 



The Karen O’Loughlin Clinical Instructor Credentialing Award (KOLCICA)

The awards process opens every January 15th  for one month

Four nominees from OH and one nominee from KY will be recommended annually for the award

Purpose of Award:  This award has been created to honor Karen O’Loughlin, PT, DPT, MA, one of the founding members of the consortium, and to promote the ongoing development and mentorship of clinical instructors in the Ohio-Kentucky region, which Dr. O’Loughlin is so passionate about.   It is the intent of the award that clinical instructors of varying experience levels may be recognized with this award, as life-long learning is an essential component to being an exceptional clinical instructor.


For more information on the award as well as the nomination and selection procedures, please click here.

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