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2020 Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship

Who is eligible for a Student Scholarship?

Applicants to the Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship must:

  • Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico.

  • Be current high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate students who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2020-2021 academic year.

  • Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, and participation and leadership in school activities and work experience.

  • Demonstrate interest in pursuing a career and enrolled in the following majors: Athletic Training, Psychology, Biology, Kinesiology, Nursing, General Medicine, Dentistry, Behavioral Sciences, Personal Training, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Health and Physical Fitness, Exercise Science, Sports and Recreation Management, Health Sciences, Physical Therapist, or another health- related major.

When is the program open period?

  • Only the first 1,000 scholarship applications will be considered. If the program reaches 1,000 scholarship applications before the deadline date of August 1st, 2020, then the program will automatically close. Your scholarship application MUST be one of the first 1,000 submitted electronically.

How do I apply?

To begin, click on the Apply for a Scholarship link at the bottom of the scholarship providers website.

Within that Application you will need to write essays addressing the following questions

    • Describe your outstanding achievement in school. Maximum 500 words.
    • Describe your participation and leadership in school activities, the community, and work experiences. Maximum 1000 words
    • Pretend that you were recently hired by the government to develop new public policy to end diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. What factors contribute to these health problems? What specific steps will you take to overcome them? What obstacles do you foresee while trying to institute the new policy? Maximum 1500 words.

 

 

Mel Carlson Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must complete the WSU General Scholarship Application by January 31 prior to the start of the academic year. There is no additional application process.
  • Must be from Yakima County, majoring in Kinesiology or Hospitality Business Management.
  • Preference may be given to students who are:
    • Residing in Eastern Washington
    • A member of the Greek Community

Sandy Tenneson Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Junior or Senior
  • Major in Kinesiology
  • Preference given to students from Sedro Woolley, WA, second preference given to students from Skagit Valley, WA, third preference to any student pursuing a Kinesiology degree.

More Details

  • Complete a WSU General Scholarship Application on or before Jan 31st

 

Laser Spine Institute Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Prove full-time enrollment during the spring and/or summer semester with a school transcript no older than January 1.
  • Intend to continue a full-time enrollment status in the fall semester. Proof of enrollment or acceptance to new school must be provided.
  • Currently have a minimum 3.5 GPA at a university or college.
  • Be seeking a degree in a health- or science-based program, with an interest in pursuing a career in health care.
  • Have an active .edu email address for the university or college they attend.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by June 15, 2019.

How to Apply

  • Submit a 750- to 1,000-word essay on the assigned topic:
    • What do you feel are the three most critical issues facing the health care industry today and what ideas would you put into place to help address them?
  • Email your official transcript, essay, signed application and the terms and conditions (found online) to scholarship@laserspineinstitute.com

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Future Sports Medicine Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be a full time, undergraduate student at a two – or four year college or university
  • Must be majoring in either Kinesiology or Exercise Science
  • Must have above a 3.5 GPA

More Details

  • Write an original article on biomechanics of the foot or ankle and their relationship to golfing or running. Over 1500 words. Include works cited.