Garrett G. Eppley Fellowship/Scholarship

The Garrett G. Eppley Fellowship/Scholarship is awarded to distinguished students, as evidenced by their academic and scholarly excellence, studying within the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Studies.

The Garrett G. Eppley Fellowship/Scholarship honors the founder and first chair of the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies (1947-1962). Eppley served as a teacher, school principal, recreation director, planner, field services director, and university administrator. This award was made possible through a provision in Eppley’s estate.