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This award is a $1,000 scholarship awarded annually to an undergraduate health education major at an accredited college/university in the United States or a U.S. territory. Application materials must be received by November 15. The recipient will be notified in December.
The award is open to any student officially recognized as an undergraduate health education major at an accredited college/university in the United States or a U.S. territory. To be eligible, the applicant must be currently enrolled full-time at a college or university for both the fall and spring semesters of the academic year during which the student is applying. The student must have sophomore, junior, or senior status at the time of application.
Applicants must have a minimum, current overall grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale at the AAHPERD application deadline, which is November 15.
Prior AAHPERD undergraduate award recipients may not apply
The completed application form must be received by November 15 of each year. All application materials must be submitted simultaneously. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.
Application must include the student's essay (see application form) that addresses what the student hopes to accomplish as a health educator in training and in the future. The essay should include the attributes and aspirations brought to the field of health education. This essay must be typed, double-spaced, and approximately 400–450 words in length.