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Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship

SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators)

Application Information

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate student members of SHAPE America (graduate students may join at the time of application if not members already) who are majoring in the field of health, physical education, recreation, or dance. Scholarships are awarded based on scholastic proficiency; evidence of leadership; school, community, and professional activity/service; and character attributes.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Not much

This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.

Contact Information



Deadline: Oct 15
Award Range: $1,250 - $1,750
Awards Granted: 5


GPA: Is this you?
  • 3.5
Class Year: Is this you?
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
  • Master's-level study
  • Doctoral-level study
College Major: Is this you?
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing
  • Dance, General
  • Health Services Administration
  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Health/Medical Psychology
  • Dance, Other
  • Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist
  • Community Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
  • Sports Studies
  • Public Health, General
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
  • Public Health Medicine
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
  • Environmental Health
  • Dance Therapy/Therapist
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic and Other Physical Health Impairments
  • International Public Health/International Health
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
  • Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
  • Health and Wellness, General
  • Health Aide
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Public Health, Other
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing
  • Radiation Protection/Health Physics Technician
  • Dental Public Health and Education
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing
  • Health/Medical Claims Examiner
  • Dental Public Health Residency Program
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Health Law
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Ballet
  • Health Aides/Attendants/Orderlies, Other
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health Communication
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing
  • Public Health and General Preventive Medicine Residency Program
  • Health Occupations Teacher Education
  • Physical Fitness Technician
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
  • Behavioral Aspects of Health
  • Outdoor Education
  • Holistic Health
  • Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
  • Health Unit Manager/Ward Supervisor
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, Other
  • Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
  • Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
  • Health Policy Analysis
Community Groups: Is this you?
  • SHAPE America (American Association for Health Education (AAHE))

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