Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
321
Days
October 15 2022
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - Letter from your school's dean or registrar, Biographical sketch
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Application Form May Be Submitted By Email
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
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Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship

Description

The Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship is awarded to three undergraduate students and two graduate students in January of each year. Applicant must be a current member of SHAPE America. Applicant must be majoring in the field of health, physical education, recreation or dance. Additional requirements include 3 letters of recommendation, a letter from your schoolÔÇÖs dean or registrar indicating fullÔÇÉtime status and a biographical sketch to be used for publication and for the official convention award presentation. There are two ways to submit the application; via email or mail.

Amount Details

$1,250
Low Amount Awarded
$1,750
High Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Recreation, Parks, Leisure Studies

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Letter from your school's dean or registrar, Biographical sketch
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Application Form May Be Submitted By Email
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Transcript
Contact Patti Hartle
Scholarship Contact
phartle@shapeamerica.org
Tel: 800-213-7193
Fax: 703-476-9527 Address PO Box 225
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701