Scholarships

Dr. Thomas and Mrs. Jayne Keating Athletic Training Education Program Scholarship  

This scholarship serves to recognize and honor deserving undergraduate students majoring in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine in the Department of Physical Education and Sport. One scholarship will be awarded each semester to an Athletic Training Student entering his/her third semester in the professional phase of the Athletic Training Education Program. The student will be notified at the end of his/her second semester and the scholarship will pay for 6 – 12 credit hours.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a full-time student in his/her second semester of the Professional Phase of the ATEP  
  • Applicant must submit this application form along with two endorsement forms in separately sealed envelopes with endorsee’s signature across the seal of the envelope.
  • Applicant must submit an unofficial copy of transcript (available from Warriner 212) with his/her application
  • Applicant must have a signed major in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine with in the Department of Physical Education and Sport

Previous Recipients:

  • Justin Tobin, Spring 2012
  • Erin Brown, Fall 2011
  • Adam Lucassian, Spring 2011
  • Emily Belcher, Fall 2012
  • Jacob Heikkinen, Spring 2010
  • Chelsea Read, Fall 2009
  • Matt Brancaleone, Spring 2009

Denise L. Webster Outstanding Character Award

This award was established in 2005, serves to recognize and honor deserving Athletic Training Education Program students who best represent the quality of character Denise Webster showed and pushed her students to be.

Eligibility Requirements :

  • Applicant must be a 1 st – 4 th semester athletic training student (need not be a SATO member)
  • Applicant must be nominated by classmate, professor, Clinical Instructor or other student within the ATEP

 Previous Recipients:

  • Stephanie Kanine, 2012
  • Michelle Gambino, 2011
  • Andrew Casanova, 2009

Dr. René Revis Shingles Leadership Award

This award was established in 2003, serves to recognize and honor deserving undergraduate students majoring in Athletic Training who have demonstrated leadership excellence during their collegiate careers at Central Michigan University. The Dr. René Revis Shingles leadership award was created to honor her for the outstanding leadership qualities she has exhibited not only through the CMU Athletic Training Education Program but also in the field of Athletic Training.  This award is supported by the Shingles Family Scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:  

  • Applicant must be a 4 th semester student in the Athletic Training Education Program. Applicant must submit an unofficial copy of their transcript (available from Warriner 212) with their application.
  • Applicant must have a signed major in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine. Applicant must submit a copy of their signed major with their application.
  • Applicant must be a SATO member in good standing.

Previous Recipients:

  • Michelle Gambino, 2012
  • Jacob Heikkinen, 2011
  • Kyle Bowen, 2010
  • Mary Howard, 2009
  • Jessica Metcalf, 2008

Michigan Athletic Trainers Association (MATS) Scholarship

 

The Michigan Athletic Trainers' Society (MATS) is a not-for-profit organization formulated to assist its members and to educate the public on the role of a certified athletic trainer (ATC) within the health care profession. The mission of the Michigan Athletic Trainers' Society is to enhance the quality of health care provided by certified athletic trainers and to advance the profession of athletic training in the state of Michigan. The MATS College/University scholarships may vary from $500 to $1,000.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant must be currently enrolled as a full-time student in a Michigan College/University pursuing a degree with the intention of becoming a BOC Certified Athletic Trainer.
  • Applicant must be a current member of the Michigan Athletic Trainers Society.
  • Applicant myst be either a junior or senior academically in good standing in the college/university. Applicant must apply during his/her final semester and must use scholarship toward graduate course work.
  • Applicant must have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 (based on a 4.0 scale) for ALL undergraduate courses to date.
  • Applicant must have performed with distinction as a participant in his/her athletic training program, academic major, institution, and clincial education.

Previous Recipients:

  • Jeremy Marra, 2005

Great Lakes Athletic Trainers' Association (GLATA) Scholarship

There are five undergraduate/graduate scholarships available from the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers' Association. The best graduate and undergraduate applicant will be awarded the GLATA Living Memorial William E. Newell Scholarship in the amount of $2500. Of the remaining applicants, the best graduate and the two best undergraduates will each be awarded a GLATA Living Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1000.

Eligibility Requirements:

The applicant must be a member in good standing of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) prior to the application deadline and meet one of the following:

  • Applicant must be a full time student within GLATA or be a current GLATA member (student or certified).
  • Applicant must have the intention to pursue certification by the NATA.
  • Applicant must have a grade point average of "B" (or its equivalent) or above.
  • Applicant must submit an official statement from the Registrar of the college or university indicating the applicant's current GPA (through the most recently completed term) and also indicating that the applicant is a full time student. The most recently completed school term is the spring semester, spring quarter, or other appropriate term ending just prior to the application deadline.
  • Applicant must submit an official transcript through the most recently completed school term.
  • Applicant must have three candidate recommendation forms sent to the District Vice-President. One form must be completed by the applicant's Athletic Training Program Director, one form must be completed by a professor who is and athletic trainer in the applicant's major field, for example a clinical instructor, and one form must be completed by a non-ATC academic professor in the applicant's major field.

National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) Scholarship

The NATA Research and Education Foundation provides scholarship opportunities annually. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant must be at least a junior in college.
  • Applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant must be sponsored by a certified athletic trainer.
  • Applicant must be a member of the NATA.

Previous Recipients:

  • Kevin Burroughs, 2006
  • Jeremy Marra, 2006
 

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