IAHPERD Student Scholarship Information

 Six scholarships will be awarded.

-One $2,000 scholarship and five $1,500 scholarships.

Your completed scholarship application must be submitted using this link: https://goo.gl/forms/Tn295KiXd5gg8L7C3

 Application Submission Deadline: May 1st

 Applications must include in pdf format:

  • The Student Information Form - Click here to make a copy of this form

  • A copy of your most recent college/university transcript that displays your GPA (unofficial or official)

  • Two letters of recommendation, at least one of which must be from a faculty member at your university.

IMPORTANT: Prepare all parts of your application before beginning the submission process.  You must enter all of the information at one time.

You will be uploading 4 pdf files.  The 4 files should be named as shown in this sample file list with "Yourlastname, Yourfirstname" replacing "Smith, Sally":

Smith, Sally Student Info

Smith, Sally Transcript

Smith, Sally Recommendation Faculty

Smith, Sally Recommendation 2

Applications that are incomplete/missing required components, do not conform to the guidelines, or are received after the submission deadline will not be considered. 

Questions: Contact Scholarship Chair Mary Henninger at mlhenni@ilstu.edu


In order to be eligible for an IAHPERD student scholarship, one must:

  1. Be a full-time undergraduate student, with junior or senior status, majoring in health, physical education, recreation, and/or dance during the semester in which the scholarship is awarded 

  2. Hold a current student membership in IAHPERD and remain current through the dissemination of the award.

  3. Attend a college or university in Illinois.

  4. Hold a cumulative and major GPA of 3.0 or higher

  5. Complete, and submit all required documents by the submission deadline

  6. Not be a previous IAHPERD Student Scholarship recipient   

     (See directions and application below)

In order to be eligible for an IAHPERD scholarship, one may:

  1. Have their home residence outside of Illinois.

  2. Have previously earned a Bachelor’s degree in a different major

Awards will be presented at the annual IAHPERD Conference.

Assessment Rubric

Wondering how the applications are assessed? Click on the button below to get a copy of the rubric used for applications to give you a guide as to how to write up your application.

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Alton, IL 62002
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