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College of Physical Activity
and Sport Sciences

Scholarships

Applications for scholarships are available in Room 257 Coliseum or by writing to the Dean’s Office, WVU College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, PO Box 6116, Morgantown WV 26506-6116. Applications can also be obtained by calling Joanne Pollitt at (304) 293-3295 ext. 5257 or e-mailing her at Joanne.Pollitt@mail.wvu.edu.

There are a substantial number of graduate assistantships available for part-time work in the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences. Duties may include teaching activity classes, research, administration, or sports medicine. These awards are made on a competitive basis and carry a stipend and in some cases a tuition waiver.

Application Deadlines: January 31

Selection Announcements: March 31




The College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences awards the following scholarships.

  • The Ware Family Distinguished Professorship Endowment
  • Forrest Clark Presidential Scholarships
  • Hope Harper Loar Scholarship
  • William A. and Anna F. Shuman Scholarship
  • Jerry P. Wilkins Leadership Award Scholarship
  • K. Douglas Bowers Memorial Athletic Training Scholarship
  • Erika Cadran Memorial Scholarship
  • Albert C. “Whitey” Gwynne Scholarship (2)
  • John C. Spiker Athletic Training Scholarship




CLASS OF 2013 SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP

For a 2014 graduating senior who (a) possesses an overall GPA of 3.5 and (b) shows significant service to the community and to CPASS.
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C. Peter Yost Memorial Scholarship

For a regularly enrolled student of at least sophomore standing who has been accepted into a program of study in the WVU College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, a graduate of a West Virginia high school whose grade point average at WVU is 3.2 or higher and has demonstrated interests and participation in community services and campus organizations.
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Dana D. Brooks Doctoral Student Book Scholarship

For a doctoral graduate assistant in the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences’ Sport and Exercise Psychology discipline who shows financial need and is involved in professional and/or community organizations.
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Doris Dorinzi Memorial Scholarship

For a Physical Education Teacher Education major of junior or senior standing who has a) graduated from a West Virginia high school, (b) demonstrated need for financial assistance, and ( c) demonstrated academic promise as determined by appropriate officials of the West Virginia Office of Student Financial Aid and the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.
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Dr. Patricia K. Fehl Graduate Student Scholarship

For a graduate student demonstrating financial need, admitted and regularly enrolled in one of the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences’ Graduate Programs (Athletic Coaching Education, Athletic Training, Physical Education Teacher Education, Sport Management, or Sport and Exercise Psychology). Priority is given to a first year doctoral student enrolled in Physical Education Teacher Education and who teaches in the College’s Basic Instruction Program. Preference given to Masters students in Physical Education Teacher Education and Athletic Coaching Education.
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Eleanor Lantz Scholarship

For a College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences major demonstrating a very strong academic background and financial need.
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Ferris and Deanna Antoon Textbook Scholarship

For undergraduate student in the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences who demonstrates academic promise and financial need; funds must be used by the recipient to purchase textbooks for their classes during the academic year the award is designated for.
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Fred M. Coombs Scholarship

For an academically qualified undergraduate student with a 2.8 or higher overall grade point average who shows financial need and is majoring in (a) Athletic Coaching Education, (b) Athletic Training, (c) Physical Education Teacher Education, (d) Sport and Exercise Psychology, or (e) Sport Management.
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John Semon Memorial Scholarship

For an academically qualified West Virginia resident undergraduate student with an overall GPA of 2.8 or higher, majoring in Physical Education Teacher Education and planning to teach in West Virginia.
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Marvin (Bucky) Bolyard Scholarship

For a Preston County, West Virginia, resident enrolled as an undergraduate pre-major or major in the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.
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Roger Alford Memorial Scholarship

For an African-American undergraduate student demonstrating financial need and majoring in (a) Athletic Coaching Education, (b) Athletic Training, (c) Physical Education Teacher Education, (d) Sport and Exercise Psychology, or (e) Sport Management.
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Sport Management Scholarship

For a full-time sport management major with at least a 3.0 overall GPA.
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