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The Ed & Kim Kapper Physical Therapy Scholarship is administered at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This $1,000 scholarship provides support for a DeKalb County high school graduate who is attending an accredited physical therapy program at an accredited college or university. Applications are available from April 1 – June 1 each year.
- Graduated from a DeKalb County, IL, high school.
- Achieved formal admission and/or is currently attending an accredited physical therapy program at an accredited college or university.
- Students who have received an Ed & Kim Kapper Physical Therapy Scholarship award previously are eligible to apply again.
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The Ed & Kim Kapper Physical Therapy Scholarship Fund was created in 2020 in memory of Ed Kapper. Ed graduated from Chatsworth High School in 1978. He earned a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Northern Illinois University in 1983. He was a physical therapist for 36 years. Ed and his wife Kim were owners of Kapper Physical Therapy in Sandwich, Illinois, with offices in Hinckley and Yorkville, for 15 years.