Scholarships

Every year, we offer a number of merit- and need-based scholarships to students in the department.

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Women’s Scholarships

Award
Amount
Major
Criteria
Myrtie Hunt Alumni Award
2 scholarships

$2300

Physical Education or

Sport Management

Students should be able to demonstrate leadership, creative or competitive talents and involvement in BSU activities.

  • Current GPA of 2.25 or higher

  • 64 or more credits

Elsie Annis Honor Award

$1100

Physical Education or

Sport Management

Students should be able to demonstrate leadership, involvement in BSU activities and other activities contributing to professional growth.

  • Current GPA of 2.25 or higher

  • 64 or more credits

Hazel Leland PE Scholarship

$400

Physical Education

Students should be physically active, and promote physical activity through department, K-12 and community involvement.

  • Current GPA of 2.5 or higher

  • 30 or more credits

Men’s & Women’s Scholarships

Award
Amount
Major
Criteria
Otto Erickson Memorial Fund

$200

All majors

Students should be able to demonstrate financial need.

  • Current GPA of 3.0 or higher

Marion Christianson and Betsy McDowell Scholarship

$1200

Physical Education

Students should be able to demonstrate involvement in a variety of departmental and university-wide activities.

  • Current GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • 64 or more credits

Beulah Gregoire Scholarship

$500

Physical Education

Students should exhibit professional leadership qualities, creative talents and/or campus contributions

  • Current GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • 64 or more credits

 Sam & Peggy Johnson PE Scholarship

 $3000

Physical Education

Students should have clear educational and professional goals, as well as be involved in departmental activities.

  • 30 or more credits

Muriel B. Gilman Exercise Science Scholarship

 $1400

Exercise Science

Students should be able to demonstrate professional and/or scholarly activities.

  • Current GPA of 2.9 or higher

  • 80 or more credits

Jeff “Bird” McBride Academic Scholarship

$1000 (awarded alternate even # years;)

Sport Management

  • 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Financial Need

 

How to Apply

Deadline: March 11, 2016

Submit the following to to Dr. Donna Palivec in PE 218:

  • A letter of application which indicates the scholarships for which you are applying, your student ID number, your current GPA, the number of credits earned and your anticipated date of graduation.
  • Your professional philosophy
  • Your resume, including: educational background, professional activities and experiences, professional memberships, creative and competitive activities, community service and activities in college

Past Scholarship Recipients