2018 Dianne Polseno Scholarship

Dianne Polseno made her life's work about the ethical and educational advancement of the massage therapy profession. Dianne wrote a Q&A column on ethics for the AMTA's Massage Therapy Journal, taught at the state and national level, and was unwavering in her focus to improve the quality of massage.

1st place: $1,000 + one-year AMTA Graduate Membership

2nd place: $500 + one-year AMTA Graduate Membership

Application Deadline: March 30, 2018

Scholarship winners will be recognized and awarded at our Annual Chapter Meeting in Needham, MA on Sunday, April 8, 2018.


Applicants must be a Massachusetts resident, a currently enrolled student with a graduation date in the 2018 calendar year, and enrolled in a school licensed by Massachusetts Office of Private Occupational School Education. 

Please email mkdalbec@gmail.com with any questions.

Please include the following. As you begin your massage therapy career, do you know why you chose massage? For example: Was it a calling? Are you following in the footsteps of an inspirational massage therapist? Do you recognize how massage can highlight something you are good at, love doing, make money, and still add to the world?


We'd like to thank our 2018 1st place scholarship sponsor!