Martilu Puthoff Scholarship

Martilu Puthoff ScholarshipThe purpose of the Martilu Puthoff Scholarship is to provide need-based tuition scholarships to qualified students within the Department of Kinesiology. At least one scholarship is awarded annually.

Martilu Puthoff’s extensive academic achievements began when she completed her bachelors and masters degrees at Marshall University. She was later awarded her doctorate of Physical Education from Indiana University in 1969. Her teaching career began at St. Joseph’s High School in Huntington, West Virginia, followed by tenure at Lakota West High School in West Chester, Ohio. Dr. Puthoff served as Dean of Physical education at State University of New York College, Brockport and subsequently retired as Dean of Physical Education and Recreation at the University of Northern Colorado. She then moved to Fairfield, Ohio, where she completed a new career as Career Account Representative with the Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company, VALIC. She passed on 2012.