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Oklahoma State University

School of Kinesiology, Applied Health and Recreation Scholarships

 

Recreation Management/Recreational Therapy

Undergraduate

Christine Cashel Endowed Professional Scholarship -- Graduate / Undergraduate -  Must be enrolled as a full-time student in the EHA at OSU. Must be a Leisure Studies major. Must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Must have demonstrated leadership potential through either their involvement in the Leisure Studies program and/or profession.  Recipient should be able to articulate their future professional goals and how they will contribute to the profession.

Valerie Colvin Scholarship Award -- Undergraduate -  Student who has completed their junior year. Enrolled in a program of professional preparation in health or physical education or recreation offered by SAHEP.

Martha Jordan Endowed Scholarship – Undergraduate- Must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student in Therapeutic Recreation. Must be beginning their junior internship in the area of Child Life. Must have a 2.75 or higher GPA. Selection preference shall be given to a student applying for a junior internship in child life. If no applicant meets the Child Life criteria, then preference shall be given to a student majoring in Therapeutic Recreation and applying for an internship working with children with disabilities. Further preference shall be given to those students with demonstrated leadership activities and service within the Leisure Studies program, services to/for children with special needs and the Therapeutic Recreation Association of Oklahoma.

Pauline Winter Endowed Professional Scholarship -- Undergraduate -  Must be enrolled as a full time student in the EHA. Must be classified as a sophomore, junior or senior. Must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA. Must demonstrate involvement in the professional clubs and activities and demonstrate a commitment to the field. Should be able to articulate their future professional goals and how they will contribute to the profession.

Henry S. & Wanda Jordan Family Endowed Scholarship -- Undergraduate or graduate -  Must be enrolled as a full time senior or graduate student in the EHA at OSU. Must be pursuing a degree in Leisure Studies. Must be in good academic standing. Must have exemplified himself/herself through service to persons with disabilities. While employment history may be considered, the primary focus of this award should be volunteer activities and prior activities that exceed the normal expectations of the job. A student may be awarded this scholarship only once during his/her academic career.
 

Leisure Studies

Graduate

Charles A. "Adam" Esslinger Outdoor Recreation Endowed Scholarship -- Graduate -  Must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student in Applied Health and Educational Psychology with an emphasis in Outdoor Recreation. Must be in good academic standing. Must have demonstrated an experiential involvement with nature and a desire to develop an involvement in outdoor recreation and/or outdoor education. Must be will to be interviewed if the fellowship panel so desires.

Christine Cashel Endowed Professional Scholarship -- Graduate / Undergraduate -  Must be enrolled as a full-time student in the EHA at OSU. Must be a Leisure Studies major. Must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Must have demonstrated leadership potential through either their involvement in the Leisure Studies program and/or profession.  Recipient should be able to articulate their future professional goals and how they will contribute to the profession.

Patricia Cornforth Scholarship -- Graduate -  Awarded to a student in Therapeutic Recreation. Student must display sensitivity and compassion in working with older persons. Student must either be taking or have taken pre-internship seminars to be awarded this scholarship prior to their internship. Students applying should make sure their goals statement includes information demonstrating how they have displayed sensitivity and compassion to older persons through leisure: and how they have promoted leisure as a part of lifelong learning to older persons.

Henry S. & Wanda Jordan Family Endowed Scholarship -- Undergraduate or graduate -  Must be enrolled as a full time senior or graduate student in the EHA at OSU. Must be pursuing a degree in Leisure Studies. Must be in good academic standing. Must have exemplified himself/herself through service to persons with disabilities. While employment history may be considered, the primary focus of this award should be volunteer activities and prior activities that exceed the normal expectations of the job. A student may be awarded this scholarship only once during his/her academic career.
 

Physical Education

Undergraduate

Toni and Bill Stone Endowed Scholarship -- Undergraduate or graduate- Must be enrolled as s full time undergraduate or graduate student in the EHA at OSU. Must intend to teach. Must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA. Must exhibit financial need. Must demonstrate good character.

Xerox Corporation Endowed Scholarship – Undergraduate or graduate— Must be an Oklahoma resident who is enrolled as a full-time student in the EHA at OSU. Must show outstanding potential for the teaching professional.

Broyles-Willard Family Endowed Scholarship -- Undergraduate - Must be enrolled as a full time student in the College of Education, Health and Aviation at OSU. Must be pursuing a degree in classroom teaching. Must demonstrate strong leadership abilities. Must remain in good academic standing as determined by the standards established by the OSU College of Education, Health and Aviation. Scholarship may be renewed for up to two years provided the recipient maintains established criteria for retention.

Georgan Wallace Reitmeier Endowed Scholarship -- Undergraduate or graduate- Must be enrolled as a full time student in the College of Education, Health and Aviation at OSU. Must intend to teach. Must have earned a minimum of 3.0 GPA.

Mary Elizabeth Choate Poorman & Ralph U. Poorman Memorial Scholarship – Undergraduate- Must be enrolled as a full-time student at OSU in the EHA. A career goal of entering the teaching profession. Must maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA. Must exhibit financial need. Preference shall be given to students who are registered members of a federally recognized Native American tribe.

Jameson Family Endowed Scholarship -- Undergraduate- Must be enrolled as a full time student at OSU. Must possess a 3.0 GPA or higher. Must plan to devote their lives to teaching. Preference shall be given to a junior or senior student.

Kathlyn Smith, Alumni, Doug & Davis Wilson Endowed Scholarship – Undergraduate- Must be enrolled as a full-time student in the EHA at OSU. Must intend to teach. Must have a minimum GPA of at least 3.0. Must demonstrate good character. Must have documented financial need.

Eddie Sutton Endowed Scholarship in EHA -- Undergraduate- Must be enrolled as a full time student at OSU in the College of Education, Health and Aviation. Must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. Must be pursuing a teaching degree.

Rachel Dotson Endowed Scholarship -- Undergraduate- Must be a junior or senior preparing for a teaching career. Selection shall be based on academic achievement. Must have a need for financial assistance. Must be enrolled as full-time student at OSU. Must be able to document Native American descent.

Bryan Close Transfer Student Scholarship -- Undergraduate- Must be enrolled as a full-time student in the College of Education, Health and Aviation. Must be transferring into OSU from a college or university in Oklahoma. Preference shall be given to students from Tulsa County, who exhibit strong financial need. Preference shall also be given to undergraduate students who are working while attending OSU. Recipients must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA.

George D. & Edith Eleanor Caskey Bellmon Endowed Memorial Scholarship – Undergraduate- Must be enrolled as a full-time student at OSU in EHA. Must be in a degree that will qualify the student to become a public school teacher. First selection preference shall be given to students who are graduates of the Billings, Oklahoma high school. Second preference shall be given to students who are graduates of a high school in Noble county, Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Teacher of the Year (OKTOY) Endowed Scholarship -- Undergraduate –  Must be a junior, senior or graduate student in the EHA at OSU. Must have a 3.2 GPA. Must demonstrate exemplary promise in making significant contributions to education. The scholarship will be awarded during the tenure of the College of Education, Health and Aviation Celebration of Teaching event.

Valerie Colvin Scholarship Award -- Undergraduate -  Student who has completed their junior year. Enrolled in a program of professional preparation in health or physical education or recreation offered by SAHEP.

Myr-Lou Rollins-Wade Endowed Scholarship -- Undergraduate -  Student must be enrolled as a full time student in EHA. Student pursuing a degree as a physical education with a special interest including creative rhythms and movement in their curriculum. Student must have a GPA of at least 3.0. Student must demonstrate financial need.

Graduate

Xerox Corporation Endowed Scholarship – Undergraduate or graduate— Must be an Oklahoma resident who is enrolled as a full-time student in the EHA at OSU. Must show outstanding potential for the teaching professional.

Health & Human Performance

Undergraduate

Valerie Colvin Scholarship Award -- Undergraduate -  Student who has completed their junior year. Enrolled in a program of professional preparation in health or physical education or recreation offered by SAHEP.

Pauline Winter Endowed Professional Scholarship -- Undergraduate -  Must be enrolled as a full time student in the EHA. Must be classified as a sophomore, junior or senior. Must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA. Must demonstrate involvement in the professional clubs and activities and demonstrate a commitment to the field. Should be able to articulate their future professional goals and how they will contribute to the profession.

Graduate

Betty Abercrombie Memorial Endowed Scholarship -- Graduate -  Must be enrolled as a graduate student in the EHA at OSU. Must be pursuing either a mast or doctorate degree in Health and Human Performance. Must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA. First preference shall be given to a female student from Enid, Oklahoma. When all other things are equal, preference shall be given to the applicant with the most financial need.

A.B. Harrison Scholarship -- Graduate -  Must have potential as a graduate student and potential for doing research. Must be enrolled as a graduate student working toward a degree with emphasis in Applied Health and Educational Psychology. Must be a full time graduate student or serve as a graduate assistant.