The scholarship application will be posted mid to late October.
The tentative deadline to submit will be November 30th.
3 scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded at the 2019 CAHPERD Conference February 21-23
Winifred Van Hagen/Rosalind Cassidy Scholarship Award
Awarded to the highest ranked applicant
John F. Kennedy Scholarship Award
Awarded to the highest ranked undergraduate applicant
James Echols Scholarship Award
Awarded to the highest ranked minority applicant (Asian, African American, Latino or Native American)
In order to qualify for one of these scholarships, an applicant must
(Subject to change):
•Be a major in Health, Physical Education, Recreation or Dance
•Have completed (or be enrolled in) a minimum of 60 semester/90 quarter
units of college work
•Be a resident of California and attend a California 2 or 4-year college/university
•Have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA
•Be a CAHPERD member for a minimum of 30 days prior to application
•Student recipients must wait one year before they can qualify as candidates for a
scholarship not previously awarded
Criteria for selection includes:
•Scholastic proficiency: Minimum 3.0 GPA required
•Leadership ability: In school, community, and professional activities
•Personal qualities: Enthusiasm, cooperativeness, high degree of individual
responsibility, initiative, evidence of good personal relations, and the
ability to work with others
Applicants must submit a completed application form, three letters of recommendation, and scholastic verification by the university registrar's office or transcripts of all college work.
Application will be available in mid to late October.