Spike Dixon Athletic Training Fellowship/Scholarship

The Spike Dixon Athletic Training Scholarship/Fellowship is awarded annually to an outstanding student in the athletic training major. To receive the scholarship, applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  1. High academic achievement.
  2. Evidence of both success and promise in the profession of athletic training.
  3. Professional involvement in his/her chosen career.
  4. Evidence of dedication to making athletic training a life-long career.

Spike Dixon was the head athletic trainer at Indiana University from 1946 until 1961, at which time he became the associate head trainer in order to devote more time to the teaching of athletic training skills. He was one of the founders of the National Athletic Training Association. In 1986, family, alumni, and friends established this award in his honor.