Scholarships and Awards
Senior Physical Education Award
Awarded to the outstanding physical education major with senior status.
2012 recipient - Luke Boucher
The Marilyn E. Day Endowed Award
Awarded annually to a full-time student majoring in the department for excellence in scholarship, leadership and service.
2012 recipients - Lauren Cool, Adelyn Passaro, Shelby Smith, Jessica Yaney
Elmer W. "Bud" Yoest '53 Endowed Award
This award is presented to student(s) demonstrating an exceptional commitment to campus leadership and citizenship and preparing for a career in the areas of concentration requiring the Health and Physical Education certificate.
2012 recipients - Chelsie Ankrum, Colin DeBarbrie
Harold C. Martin '33 Endowed Award
This award is presented to a student whose major field is physical education and who is planning to teach and coach.
2012 recipient - Derek Dicke
Awarded annually to a student currently enrolled and majoring in the HSS department. The selection criteria for this award includes: Significant contributions to the department, professional involvement, cumulative grade point average, and personal achievements related to the student's chosen field of study. Open to full-time returning freshman, sophomores, and juniors.
2012 recipients: Preston Miller, MacKenzie Williams, Rachael Puthoff, Sara Laux, Callie Studebaker, Kylee Tuchfarber
Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate students in the Department of Health and Sport Sciences including: Allied Health, Athletic Training, Physical Education, Health Education, Sport Management, and Health Promotion and Fitness. You must meet the criteria set forth by the scholarship donors (see above descriptions) to apply. As long as criteria are met you may apply for more than one scholarship.
- Obtain an application from the Department of Health and Sport Sciences in the Rike Center office beginning Monday February 25, 2013. You may pick up one application. Complete the application, which includes an essay component and a letter of recommendation from a reference outside the HSS or Athletic Departments.
- All materials (essay, recommendation and application) are due back in one envelope (no exceptions) and must be delivered to the Department of Health and Sport Sciences office in the Rike Center by Wednesday March 27, 2013 2013 by 3:00 p.m. p.m. Late materials will not be considered.
- Scholarship recipients will be notified in writing prior to the academic convocation in May.