Scholarships in Health And Physical Education, General

JCC Association Graduate Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be committed to working in a Jewish Community Center full time for two years. Applicant must seek a master's degree in an area leading to professional careers in JCCs or affiliated agencies.

Health Research Training Program

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a New York City resident who is attending a metropolitan New York City school. The program offers internships in public health research, community outreach and education, fieldwork, laboratory work and administration to all college undergraduates, graduate, and professional school students.

Taylor Statten Memorial Fellowship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must be under the age of 25 and a graduate of a Canadian university. Particular consideration is given to academically qualified candidates whose career goals and past interests and experience indicate a serious commitment to working with young people. Transcript of university record and three letters of recommendation required. Award is in Canadian money.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Andrea Cracchiolo Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a student enrolled full-time in a health-related education course, be a high school graduate, and be able to provide references on academic and personal character, along with records demonstrating academic standing. Additionally, the applicant's parents must have resided in the community for at least one year in order to be eligible. Selection will be based upon academic excellence, among a few other factors.

Espanola Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship:

Award: -, Deadline: August 1 (fall); December 1 (spring); May 1 (summer)

Applicant must be enrolled full-time and be entering into a health profession program.

Charles E. and Myrtle Burnett Memorial

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a full-time student who was a graduate of Spiro or Heavener high school who is of Cherokee or Choctaw descent and is pursuing a career in health-care.

Cora Aguda Manayan Fund

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 19

Applicant must be majoring in a health-related field and be of Filipino ancestry. Preference may be given to applicants studying in Hawaii.

Buerkle Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of a Jackson, Klamath, or Josephine County high school who will pursue a degree in english, journalism, math, music or physical education at a public or nonprofit college or university. FAFSA required. Preference given to nontraditional students attending a college in Oregon with a 3.6 GPA or higher.

Mary Benevento/CTAHPERD Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 15

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and Connecticut residents. They must be high school seniors who are planning to pursue a bachelor's degree in school health teaching, physical education, recreation or dance at an accredited Connecticut postsecondary institution. Selection is based on academic merit, professional potential and character.

Jean Lee/Jeff Marvin Collegiate Scholarships

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicants must be attending an Indiana college or university and be upcoming juniors or seniors who are majoring in health education, physical education, recreation, dance education or allied areas.

CANFIT Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: March 31

Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic students enrolled in a California university or culinary arts school. Undergraduate students must be in a nutrition, physical education or culinary arts program. Graduate students must be enrolled in a nutrition, public nutrition, physical education or American Dietetic Association Approved Pre-professional Practice program. Minimum GPA requirement for graduate students is 3.0 and for undergraduates is 2.5.