HMSLS Scholarships & Awards
Awarded to a high school senior who has been accepted to BGSU. The
recipient must be pursuing a career in elementary school physical
education. This is a cash award of $500.00.
To be eligible the applicant must have a high school GPA above 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. The application includes an application form, a 400-word essay, and three letters of recommendation. It is a possibility to renew this scholarship for the sophomore year.
Al Sawdy Outstanding Student Trainer Award
This award is given to a junior or senior Athletic Training (AT) student. To be eligible, a student must have a 3.0 GPA in AT and a 2.5 GPA overall. Also, the student should be able to show service to the University AT program and have professional involvement. The recipient will be given a certificate and have his/her name added to a plaque in the Memorial Hall Training Room.
Excellence in Dance Artistry Award
Recognition given by the BGSU Dance Program to a dance major who has shown a high level of inventiveness and aptitude in the development of her/his artistry in dance performance, choreography, and/or teaching as demonstrated in class participation, dance program performances, class assignments, choreographed works and rehearsals with students, faculty, and guest artists. One $500-$1,000 award will be presented to the student who, in addition to her/his demonstrated artistic development:
- Shows dedication to becoming a future professional in the creative, performance, and/or teaching realms of dance.
- Acts as a role model for fellow students.
- Is a responsible representative of the BGSU dance program and greater university community.
Excellence in Dance Scholarship Award
Recognition given by the BGSU Dance Program to a dance major who has shown developing proficiency in examining, synthesizing, articulating, and hypothesizing about dance as demonstrated by a high level of thoroughness and fluency in written work, projects, and participation associated with BGSU dance courses and independent studies. One $500-$1,000 award will be presented to the student who is actively engaged with theories and methodology in dance history, criticism, pedagogy, management, ethnology, movement therapies, or other dance and dance related studies.
Dance Service and Leadership Award
Recognition given by the BGSU Dance Program to a dance major or minor who has shown a high level of dedication to dance advocacy, within the program or beyond. One $100-$500 award will be presented to the student who demonstrates dedicated investment in program activities, and integrity in independent thinking and drive in the realm of dance service and leadership.
Outstanding Dance Major Award
Honor awarded to a graduating dance major who has successfully completed major requirements and has demonstrated outstanding achievement in the creative, academic, performance, and leadership elements in the study of dance at BGSU. Award: certificate and gift.
Outstanding Dance Minor Award
Honor awarded to a graduating dance minor who has successfully complete dance minor requirements and has demonstrated outstanding achievement in the creative, academic, performance, and leadership elements in the study of dance at BGSU. Award: certificate and gift.
Physical Education Teacher Education
Luann Alleman Scholarship:
Awarded to students at both the undergraduate and graduate level,
who have been students at BGSU for two semesters (at least one of
which was at full-time status). It is awarded to a student that has
been accepted into the elementary physical education program. The
award is a minimum of $400.00.
To be eligible for this award the applicant must be a member of state and national professional organizations. There must also be a demonstration of participation in other means of promoting professional growth.
Awarded to a rising sophomore, junior, or senior woman in physical
education. It is a scholarship varying from $300.00 to
The applicant must have been a student at BGSU for at least the past two semesters (at least one at full-time status) and have a minimum GPA standard of 2.70. She must have been involved in activities related to professional service and professional growth and show a potential for leadership in the field of physical education. The reward is renewable for a second year.
Warren and Marion Steller Scholarship:
Awarded to a rising senior physical education major, specializing in
secondary physical education. The award is a minimum of $100.00.
The applicant must have been enrolled at BGSU for at least two semesters (at least one at full-time status) and have a GPA of at least 3.00. The applicant must be involved in activities related to professional service and growth.
Amy Torgerson Award:
Awarded to a senior who has completed student teaching or is
enrolled in student teaching in elementary physical education. To be
eligible for the award the student must be nominated by a faculty
member. The award is the recepient's name on a plague.
After being nominated, the student is invited to apply. To be eligible the applicant must have been enrolled at BGSU for the past two semesters (at least one at full-time status) and have a minimum GPA of 2.7. The student must be involved in activities related to professional service and growth. Also, the student must show outstanding knowledge, appreciation, and work in the area of elementary school physical education.
Gertrude M. Eppler Award:
Awarded to a female senior who has completed student teaching or is
enrolled in student teaching in secondary physical education. The
recipient's name is added to a plaque. To be eligible, a student must
be nominated by a faculty member.
Once nominated the student may apply for the award. To be eligible for the award, the applicant must have been enrolled at BGSU for the past two semesters (at least one at full-time status). She must demonstrate major interest and professional direction in the area of secondary school physical education, knowledge and appreciation of the potential in young adults, appreciation of the unique contribution of physical education to the total development of the individual, knowledge and professional application of techniques which provide a creative learning situation, empathy for fellow human beings, and excellence in teaching.
Outstanding Sport Management Senior:
This award is given to the senior in Sport Management who best demonstrates the qualities of scholarship, leadership, and professional involvement/development. It consists of a plaque for the recipient and the recipient's name on a plaque in the Sport Management offices. To be eligible a student must have GPA of at least 2.75.
Magdalena Muniz-Fribley Scholarship in Sport Management:
This award is given to a full-time rising senior in the Sport Management program. To be eligible a student must have completed at least 90 hours of credits, with 30 being completed at BGSU. The award will be given on the basis of involvement in professional service and professional growth activities, financial need, and academic achievement.
M. Joy Sidwell Award for Outstanding Sport Management Internship Project:
This award is given to the Sport Management intern who completes the most extraordinary and distinguished project. This decision is made by a panel of sport management experience faculty.
The Robert F. Collins Sport Media Scholarship is presented annually to select students interested in studying sport media. The scholarship honors the late “Bob” Collins, the highly regarded sports editor and award-winning columnist for The Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado).
The Collins Scholarship is awarded each spring to one sophomore or junior in the Sport Management Program and one sophomore or junior in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations who demonstrates an interest in pursuing a career in the sport media. The Collins Scholarship was established in 2011 and continues to be supported by members of the Collins and Maxwell families.
Tourism, Leisure, and Event Planning
TLEP Service Award:
This award is given to a senior TLEP major who has demonstrated outstanding service to the TLEP program. Through this service, this senior should have given unselfishly for the betterment of others. The recipient receives a certificate and a $50.00 savings bond.
This award is given to a senior TLEP major. To be eligible a student must have at least a 2.80 GPA, demonstrate professional contributions and leadership, show a dedication to and enthusiasm for the profession. and have an articulation of the profession. The recipient of the award receives a certificate.