This scholarship is for undergraduate students in the School of Public Health who have demonstrated academic and extracurricular excellence. Recipients will be out-of-state students with permanent residence outside the state of Indiana who are pursuing a major in the Department of Kinesiology, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.85 on a 4.0 scale, have financial need, and are involved in the School through research, volunteering, club leadership or involvement, teaching, working in the Division of Recreational Sports or a company related to identified major, or other active involvement in the School.
Nola Agha was a Kinesiology major at Indiana University from 1993 to 1996. She was educated by many wonderful professors and rounded off her education through employment with Recreational Sports and through leadership in the Kinesiology Club. As a California native, she understands the challenges faced by out-of-state students trying to focus on their studies and experiences while working to pay tuition. It was her love of education, her high respect for the faculty in the Department of Kinesiology, and the absence of scholarships expressly for out-of-state students that led her to create the Academic and Extracurricular Excellence Scholarship.
Supports scholarships for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the School of Public Health who have demonstrated financial need, demonstrated a personal lifestyle of physical fitness through healthy exercise, health nutrition and social activity, and have a passion for Health and Wellness that is service oriented through helping people make healthy lifestyle choices including such things as the avoidance of tobacco and illegal drugs. Preference will be given to undergraduate student enrolled in the B.S. in Public Health Fitness and Wellness program or to graduate students enrolled in the physical Activity Masters of Public Health program.
Awarded to a second- or third-year undergraduate student pursuing the study of nutrition in the Department of Applied Health Science.
Eleanor Williamson Koon attended Indiana University as a Home Economics major. In the 1980s, she and her husband established a bequest through the Indiana University Foundation to fund the Archie M. and Eleanor Williamson Koon Scholarship. Because the Department of Home Economics no longer existed as a major at IU Bloomington, the Koons requested that their gift support sophomore or junior students in the School of Public Health pursuing the study of nutrition. Mrs. Koon passed away in 1992 leaving this fund in her and her husband's name that now benefits the School of Public Health.
Scholarship awarded to students in the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies meeting the following criteria: 1. The student must be a junior, first semester senior, or a graduate student with at least one academic year remaining before graduation. 2. The student must be in the upper 30% of his or her class with respect to grade point average within the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies. Graduate students must have a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.4 based on a 4.0 scale. 3. The student must officially be enrolled on a full-time basis in the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies in the School of Public Health. The student may be enrolled in any of the Department's academic options. 4. The student must demonstrate financial need and a positive attitude.
Bruce Hronek was a faculty member in the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies for many years following a successful career with the National Forest Service. He has diverse interest areas but specializes in legal liability and recreation resources management. Hronek and his wife, Sylvia, began funding an annual undergraduate award in 1996 and established an endowment to fund the award in perpetuity in 2004.
Students with the following eligibility may be awarded the Crane Fund for Widows and Children Fellowship/Scholarship; pursuing a major in Applied Health Science, widows and children of men who, at their death, have left their families without adequate means of support, deserving families of men upon whom they are dependent for support but, because of age or other disability, are unable to adequately support their families; students with disabilities and financial need.
The Crane Fund for Widows and Children is sponsored by the Crane Company of Stamford, Connecticut. Dr. Tony Pantaleoni, a graduate of the Department of Applied Health Science, is a vice president at Crane and has been instrumental in directing this assistance to the School of Public Health.
Students in majors under the Department of Applied Health Science are eligible for the Dale W. Evans Scholarship. Preference is given to those studying health education for teaching in a K-12 school or university setting, and second preference will be given to students pursuing a major within the Department of Applied Health Science.
Dale W. Evans and his wife, Stephanie Eatmon, created this scholarship to support students studying the field which Dr. Evans spent his career building upon. After receiving bachelor's and master's degrees from the George Williams College, Dr. Evans graduated from Indiana University with a Doctorate in Health and Safety in 1969. He continued his career in academia as professor, teacher, and researcher, first at the University of Houston and then California State University-Long Beach. Dr. Evans' major interests include professional preparation of health teachers and he has spent time leading professional development health education courses in American schools overseas.
Scholarships are for undergraduate students in the School of Public Health who are majoring in Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management. Preference will be given to students with an interest in hospitality management.
The Edna F. Munro Fellowship/Scholarship is awarded to a student with a major in the School of Public Health.
In 1928, Edna Munro was appointed as director of the Department of Physical Education for Women on the Bloomington campus. Later, in 1946, Munro was named the first Chair of the Department of Physical Education for Women of the newly established School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, which is now named the School of Public Health. This award was made possible by proceeds from her estate and from special gifts from her sister, Mary Munro, who enjoyed following the activities of the school for many years.
This scholarship undergraduate students in the School of Public Health who are Athletic Training majors in their last semester of study and intend to pursue graduate and/or professional studies at either Indiana University or another accredited university in the field of sports medicine. Programs can include: a CAATE accredited graduate athletic training program; medical school; graduate programs in biomechanics; or graduate programs in exercise physiology. Recipients must be well-rounded students who are considered to have the "whole package" based on excellence in academics, high performance in clinical assignments, and exemplary interpersonal skills as determined by members of the selection committee to be comprised of the athletic training education program faculty and clinical athletic training staff.
Ben and Susan Frank and their son, Barnett Frank, created this scholarship to honor the spirit of the faculty and clinical staff of the athletic training program within the Department Kinesiology. Barnett Frank graduated from the athletic training program with highest distinction in 2008. Ben Frank received a D.D.S. in 1969 and Susan Frank received a B.S. in Public Health Dental Hygiene in 1970, both from the Indiana University School of Dentistry.
Awarded to undergraduate or graduate student(s) in 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.
Awarded to undergraduate students, the Harry Dippold Scholarship is given to students majoring in programs within the Department of Kinesiology with demonstrated financial need.
This scholarship was established in 1985 as a memorial to Harry Dippold by his wife, Natalie. Dr. Harry Dippold, Ed.D., attended the historic Normal College of the American Gymnastics Union in Indianapolis in 1923, later receiving a B.S. in Education in 1942 with a major in special education. The Normal College, having moved from New York City to Indianapolis in 1907, was the forerunner of physical education programs on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University.
This gift is to be used to support a scholarship for an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time in the School of Public Health on the Bloomington campus. The Scholarship may be renewed provided that the recipient is making satisfactory progress toward a degree and is maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3. Student has previously worked (either paid or volunteer) in a parks and recreation setting during his /her undergraduate or graduate education. Preference is given to those in financial need. Preferred Qualifications (but not required): 1) Membership in a national or state association related to parks and recreation. 2) Major emphasis in Park and Recreation Management. 3) Career goals related to parks and recreation.
The Indiana University Executive Development Program is a continuing education program for parks and recreation professionals. The program was established in 1967 and offers education opportunities focusing on leadership and management skill development. The scholarship was created to recognize and assist future park and recreation professionals. The IU Executive Development Program is directed by Dr. Julie Knapp and coordinated with the help of the IU EDP Board of Directors. Their commitment to the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies and the Executive Development Program has led them to establish the IU Executive Development Program Scholarship for Park and Recreation Students to benefit undergraduate and graduate students who have worked in Parks and Recreation during their undergraduate or graduate education at Indiana University and who are actively pursuing a career in parks and recreation.
Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student admitted as a major in the Department of Applied Health Science majoring in occupational safety/safety management, public health, or health education. Preference shall be given to a student with a financial need.
Dr. Crowe, a committed and devoted faculty member, joined Indiana University in 1966 and remained until his retirement in 2000. After decades of teaching, he was appointed chair of the Department of Applied Health Science, a capacity in which he served from 1992 until 1999. Under his leadership, the department developed new curricula that led to a #1 national ranking for its doctoral program. Dr. Crowe's hard work and dedication to the students of Indiana University helped expand course offerings in the area of first aid and emergency care and provided students with beneficial work experience.
Available to either an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in the School of Public Health on the Bloomington campus who has demonstrated financial need, has a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, and is enrolled in any online gerontology or public health program within the School. Preference will be given to a student athlete who is not receiving any other cholarship.
Scholarship awarded to an undergraduate student studying Dietetics in the Department of Applied Health Science.
Scholarship for students majoring in Recreation on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University. It is the Donors' desire that preference be given first to undergraduate students concentrating their study in the area of Recreation and Park Administration with an emphasis on Outdoor Recreation, and second, to the undergraduate student in the Department of Recreation and Park Administration with the highest GPA.
Dr. and Mrs. Everett Jarboe established this scholarship in 1979 in memory of their son, John Andrew Jarboe, who deeply loved the outdoors. Dr. Jarboe was an emeritus professor in the School of Education and Mrs. Jarboe retired as a reference librarian for University Libraries. The Jarboes always had a special interest in the work of Professor Reynold E. Carlson, now deceased, who served Bradford Woods camping/outdoor recreation programs and the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies. Everett Jarboe passed away in 2006.
This gift is to be used to support an annual scholasrhip for an undergraduate student in the School of Public Health. First preference will be given to an incoming freshman pursuing a degree in the School who has demonstrated financial need and is a varsity athlete with an additional preference for baseball. Second preference will be given to an incoming freshman in Sport Marketing and Management who has demonstrated financial need. Third preference will be given to a student pursuing any major with the Department of Kinesiology. The scholarship may be renewed provided the student maintains a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Awarded to an undergraduate female student, the Kate C. Remley Memorial Scholarship is given to students pursuing a Kinesiology major, with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale who have completed a minimum of 56 credit hours, are working during the academic year a minimum average of 10 hours per week, and who are enrolled as a full-time student (with minimum 12 credit hours).
The Kathryn Mack McDonald Public Health Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student. The scholarship is renewable and the recipient is selected based on merit as determined by the scholarship selection committee.
The Honorable P.A. Mack Jr. has been a strong and loyal supporter of Indiana University since his days as Chief of Staff for U.S. Senator Birch Bayh. He was appointed by both Presidents Carter and Reagan to serve as a member of the National Credit Union Administration, of which he was ultimately elected Vice Chairman. P.A. has served as a Vice President of the Indiana University Board of Trustees, as a member and the Chairman of the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, and a member of the Indiana University Foundation Board. P.A. believes in the importance of public health and the role that the School of Public Health plays in training tomorrow's leaders. These beliefs, along with the inspiration of his beloved daughter, Kathryn Mack McDonald, are the impulses for P.A.'s support of a scholarship for outstanding students known as the Kathryn Mack McDonald Public Health Scholarship. Kathryn earned her B.S. in chemical engineering at Stanford University and her M.B.A. at Northwestern University. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in public health at the University of California, Berkeley. Kathy is the Executive Director of the Center for Health Policy at Stanford University and the Executive Director at the Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research at Stanford University.
The Leroy "Bud" Getchell Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate in the Department of Kinesiology who has proven an interest in the study of fitness through leadership in fitness programs, employment or volunteer work in fitness instructional classes, active participation in School of Public Health Clubs, programs, and activities.
Joining the Indiana University faculty in 1985, Bud Getchell initially served as the Executive Director of the National Institute for Fitness and Sport (NIFS) in Indianapolis. In 1991 he left NIFS to become a full-time professor in Bloomington, developing an undergraduate fitness major as part of the exercise science curriculum and reviving the Kinesiology Club. This scholarship was initially established by Shayla Holtkamp, a student of Getchell. Since that time, Dr. Getchell and others have assisted with the funding.
The Lohrmann Family Scholarship is used to supportscholarships for students in the School of Public Health who have completed service/volunteer work with children and/or adolescents. First preference will be given to undergraduate students majoring in Secondary Health Education Teacher Preparation who have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale. Second preference will be given to second year graduate students pursuing a Master's of Science degree in the Health Education program who have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, are active in a recognized professional health education/health promotion organization, and intend to pursue a career working with the child and/or adolescent population. Third preference will be given to second or third year graduate students pursuing a Ph.D. in the Health Behavior program who have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.8 on a 4.0 scale, are active in a recognized professional health education/health promotion organization, and whose research focus is on the child and/or adolescent population. Fourth preference will be given second year graduate students pursuing a Master's of Public Health in the Behavioral, Social, and Community Health degree program who have maintained a minimum of GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, are active in a recognized professional health education/health promotion organization, and intend to pursue a career working with the child and/or adolescent population.
Scholarship shall be awarded, one to an undergrad (applicant must be of junior standing who will be entering his or her senior year) and one to a graduate student in the School of Public Health, who have demonstrated a desire to complete requirements for the degree being sought. The recipients shall demonstrate initiative, character, need and scholastic achievement of potential candidates. The scholarships are to be used to assist the recipients in the payment of tuition, fees and/or book costs.
Scholarship will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student in the School of Public Health on the Bloomington campus who is majoring in the Physical Education/Teacher Education (PETE) Program, has a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, and demonstrates outstanding potential as a teacher. If, in a given year, such a candidate does not exist, then the Scholarship may be awarded to a graduate student enrolled in the School who has a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Awarded to an undergraduate student at Indiana University Bloomington who has chosen the field of recreation as their major.
A sholarship or fellowship is awaded to a needy and deserving student, interested in the field of nutrition and who is willing to conduct research in the area of nutrition.
Awarded to undergraduate or graduate student in the School of Public Health who is an international student (not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident), is pursuing any major within the Department of Applied Health Science, and has completed at least one year of academic work on the Bloomington campus. An undergraduate recipient will have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and a graduate recipient will have a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale. Preference in selection will be based upon demonstrated financial need as indicated by a personal statement of need.
The 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 bachelor's and master's 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 away in 2012.