Mano awarded scholarship from Rizing Tide Foundation


April 26, 2022

Nanami Mano, a 2021 Slippery Rock University graduate with a doctoral degree in physical therapy, was awarded the Surge scholarship from the Rizing Tide Foundation, an organization with a mission to bridge the diversity gap in the physical therapy profession.

Mano is pursuing her residency program in geriatric therapy at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where she will use this $10,000 scholarship to help subsidize her tuition, room and board, books and other college expenses. Mano was selected by the Rizing Tide Beachcombers, a panel of diverse professionals in the PT industry. She was recognized for her future impact potential, academics, personal character, leadership and other valuable traits.