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Undergraduate Scholarships

The Health & Kinesiology Department offers several funding opportunities for undergraduate students. Each scholarship or tuition waiver has specific criteria that must be met in order for a student to be eligible to apply. Please see the information below about the different funding opportunities available in Health & Kinesiology.

All Health & Kinesiology Scholarships are due February 11th.

 

Undergraduate Scholarships

IZETTA N. BENNION MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Applicant Requirements:

  • Be a current Health and Kinesiology major of senior status.
  • Demonstrate academic excellence.
  • Demonstrate commitment to teaching physical education.
  • Indicate need for financial assistance.
  • Provide at least one letter of reference from a Kinesiology Teaching faculty member. 

 

GORDON AND BETTY BROWNING SCHOLARSHIP

Applicant Requirements:

  • Be a current Health & Kinesiology major.
  • Demonstrate academic excellence.
  • Indicate need for financial assistance.
  • Preference is given to graduate students, though undergraduate students are encouraged to apply.

 

EDWARD J. AND MARGARET EISENMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Applicant Requirements:

  • Be a current Health & Kinesiology major with a Kinesiology emphasis of junior or senior status - completed a minimum of 60 semester hours.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.00.
  • Demonstrate commitment to an active lifestyle.
  • Demonstrate commitment to being a practicing Kinesiology professional.
  • Indicate need for financial assistance.

 

MARVIN G. AND BARBARA HESS SCHOLARSHIP

Applicant Requirements:

  • Be a current Health & Kinesiology major with an emphasis in Kinesiology or Health and Physical Education Teaching.
  • Plan on pursuing teaching and coaching professionally.
  • Indicate need for financial assistance.

 

JANET THURGOOD SCHOLARSHIP

Applicant Requirements:

  • Be a current Health & Kinesiology student with an emphasis in Health and Physical Education Teaching.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to teaching physical education.
  • Demonstrate a zest for life and skill for sport.
  • Demonstrate academic excellence.
  • Indicate need for financial assistance.

 

BARBARA HILLMAN WEST SCHOLARSHIP

Applicant Requirements:

  • Be a current Health & Kinesiology major with an emphasis in Kinesiology or Health and Physical Education Teaching.
  • Demonstrate academic excellence.
  • Demonstrate commitment to a career in the field of Kinesiology.
  • Desire to be of service to society and the profession.
  • Indicate need for financial assistance.

 

JOSEPH S. AND MARJORIE A. JONES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP 

Applicant Requirements:

  • Be a current Health & Kinesiology major with an emphasis in Community Health Education, Nuclear Medicine, or Emergency Medical Services.
  • Awarded based primarily on scholarly performance.
  • Indicate need for financial assistance. 

 

DONALD B. HUTCHISON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Applicant Requirements:

  • Be a current Health & Kinesiology major with an emphasis in Community Health Education, Nuclear Medicine, or Emergency Medical Services.
  • Awarded based on outstanding academic achievement.

 

KENT FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Applicant Requirements:

  • Be a current Health & Kinesiology major with an emphasis in Community Health Education, Nuclear Medicine, or Emergency Medical Services.
  • Demonstrate academic excellence.
  • Indicate need for financial assistance.

 

DR. SAMUEL H. ALLEN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Applicant Requirements:

  • Be a current Health & Kinesiology major with an emphasis in Community Health Education, Nuclear Medicine, or Emergency Medical Services.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to attending medical school or a physician assistant program.
  • Indicate need for financial assistance.
  • Awarded based primarily on scholarly performance.

 

JACK LUNT ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Applicant Requirements:

  • Be a current Health & Kinesiology major with an emphasis in Community Health Education, Nuclear Medicine, or Emergency Medical Services.
  • Awarded based primarily on scholarly performance and service within the field of health.
  • Indicate need for financial assistance.

 

PATRICIA A. REAGAN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Applicant Requirements:

  • Be a current Health & Kinesiology major with an emphasis in Community Health Education, Nuclear Medicine, or Emergency Medical Services.
  • Priority will be given to those individuals who are sensitive to and promote the concept of diversity.
  • Indicate need for financial assistance.

 

KARL SCHLECKMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Applicant Requirements:

  • Be a current Health & Kinesiology major with an emphasis in Emergency Medical Services.
  • Indicate need for financial assistance.

 

DEPARTMENTAL TUITION WAIVER

Applicant Requirements:

  • Offered to entering freshmen, continuing and transfer students, admitted as a matriculated (degree-seeking) student.
  • Be a declared major in Health & Kinesiology
  • Student must enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester with a maximum of 18 credit hours.
  • Demonstrate academic excellence, with a minimum GPA of 3.5.
  • Students who have received the award before are eligible to re-apply.

 

How to Apply

To apply for a Health & Kinesiology Scholarship or Departmental Tuition Waiver you must:

Complete and submit an application at utah.academicworks.com Search "Health & Kinesiology Undergraduate General Scholarship Application." You will only submit one application even if you are applying for multiple awards. The application will be viewable and available to submit starting January 1st.

Applications are due every year before midnight on February 11th. Awards are for the school year, beginning in the fall of the same year as the submitted application.

 

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