Scholarship awarded to a junior or senior female student in the Department of kinesiology majoring in and admitted to the teacher preparation program. The student shall exhibit a commitment to teach physical education and present evidence of participation in professional activities as determined by the selection/scholarship committee. Furthermore, the recipient shall be deemed by the committee to be working to her fullest potential.
This scholarship was established in honor of Nancy Friedman. Though Friedman did not have the opportunity to attend Indiana University or any other university, she was a very bright individual and lived her life to the fullest. Her quest was to always be better. She died of cancer in June of 1997 at the age of 46. This scholarship was established to remember her love of learning.
Awarded to Indiana residents who are undergraduates majoring in or demonstrating proficiency in the areas of nutrition and/or dietetics.
Opal Conrad received a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics in 1922. Mrs. Conrad taught Home Economics at Indianapolis Shortridge High School for 23 years and also served as department chair. She was an active alumna of Indiana University, serving as supporter of the Indiana University Foundation and a member of the University's Women's Club, and the Well House Society. Mrs. Conrad established this scholarship in 1987. She passed away in 1990.
Scholarships awarded annually to undergraduate majoring in occupational safety or safety management respectively who best meet the following qualifications: A. Admitted as a major in the Department of Applied Health Science; B. Minimum GPA of 2.5 for undergraduate students; C. Preference shall be given to students with an "improving track record," who are achieving at the highest level of their ability; D. Preference shall also be given to students with financial need. Minority students and those from non-traditional educational backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Undergraduate or graduate students in the Department of Applied Health Science with a major in the field of safety education. Preference will be given to a distinguished graduate student with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher who shows promise in this area of study. The scholarship may also be given to a qualifying undergraduate student. This award may be given to a qualifying student at either the IU Bloomington or the IU Southeast campus. (Minimum value of scholarship is $500)
Ron Hall was a member of the faculty in the Department of Applied Health Science from 1981 until his death in December 2001. His areas of instruction included safety, occupational safety and health administration (OSHA) standards, accident investigation, and safety management. This award was established in his memory by his family.
Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student with a GPA of 3.24 or above. Must have completed two full semesters after being admitted to a major program in the Department of Applied Health Science. Enrolled for at least 12 credit hours in current semester. Written statement of professional goals and how they will be attained. Restricted to students with a major in nutrition, dietetics, or human development/family studies.
Ruth Griswold was an Indiana University nutrition faculty member from 1951 through 1966 in the Home Economics Department under the auspices of the College of Arts and Sciences. She believed in the notion of home economics, which included nutrition, dietetics, human development and family studies, as well as textiles, clothing, consumer education, interior design, and home economics education. This scholarship, established in 1967, is a result of royalties from her nutrition textbook, The Experimental Study of Foods (1962).
Awarded to undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Studies. Recipients must have a record of academic excellence as demonstrated by a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4 point scale, and who have a sophomore or junior standing at the time of notification of the Scholarship. Recipients shall also contribute in a significant way via leadership and/or volunteer service to improving individual lives, community vitality and/or professional relevancy at campus, community, regional, state, national, or international settings for one full year.
This scholarship was created by friends and colleagues of Ruth V. Russell in recognition of her outstanding career and achievements in the field of recreation. Now professor emerita, Dr. Russell received a Bachelor of Science from West Virginia University in 1970, a Master of Science from Pennsylvania State University in 1973, and a Doctorate of Recreation from Indiana University in 1984. She served Indiana University as a professor in the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies from 1981 to 2010 and as associate dean for the Office of the Vice Chancellor from 1997 to 2000.
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.
Awarded to a graduate or undergraduate with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 who has previously worked in a camp setting during his/her graduate or undergraduate education at Indiana University.
The Summer Camp Leadership Award was created to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Indiana University Summer Camp Jobs Fair. The Summer Camp Jobs Fair is co-directed by Dr. Julie Knapp (Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies) and Dr. Susan Simmons. Their commitment to the School of Public Health and the Summer Camp Jobs Fair led them to establish the Summer Camp Leadership Award to benefit undergraduate and graduate students within the School of Public Health who have worked in a camp setting during their undergraduate or graduate education at Indiana University..
This scholarship supports undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Public Health-Bloomington with significant financial need who have participated in high school varsity sports. Preference is given to individuals who graduated from Monroe County Community School Corporation, Eastern Greene Schools, and Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corporation (in that order).
Wayne and Jody Vaught created the Vaught Family Scholarship in honor of their daughters, Buffie Rene and Brandy Lynn, and their grandchildren, Samantha, Abigail, Cora, and Daniel. The couple has strong roots in the Bloomington community and Jody is a long-time employee of Indiana University and the School of Public Health-Bloomington.
The W.W. Patty School of Public Health Alumni Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students in the School of Public Health. General qualifications include scholastic achievement and professional participation in the activities of the School.
Willard W. Patty was Indiana University's first dean of the School of Public Health, when it was named School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. Under his leadership, the school rose to national stature and produced some of the finest professionals in the fields of public health, physical education, and recreation. This award is presented annually in his honor by the School of Public Health Alumni Association Board.
This Scholarship is for undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Applied Health Science within the School of Public Health who have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and who demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career that will address issues of addiction. Preference will be given to students enrolled in the Department who are pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Public Health with a specialization in Community Health degree. The Scholarship is renewable.