Awards

Mary Ann Roberton Outstanding Master's Thesis and Directed Project Award (MAR Thesis and Directed Project Award):
This award has been established in honor of Mary Ann Roberton, the Director of the School of Human Movement, Sport, and Leisure Studies from 1992 to 1999.

To be eligible for this award, the student must be nominated by a faculty member during the fall. After being nominated, the faculty member will supply a copy of the student's thesis or directed project to the graduate coordinator and the selection committee. This thesis or directed project must be of superior work in its area of concentration and will be judged on substantive and methodological quality, originality of thought, and clarity. Any student completing a Master's degree in the previous Fall, Spring, or Summer. The award consists of a plaque for the recipient and the name of the recipient being placed on a plaque permanently displayed in Eppler Center. Click here for a list of award recipients.

The winner of the MAR Thesis Award is also chosen to be represent the school as a nominee for the BGSU Distinguished Thesis Award.

Jane Shoemaker Smith Award:
This award is given to the senior in HMSLS who has the highest academic average. The recipient has his/her name inscribed on a permanent plaque.

Phi Epsilon Omega International Exercise Science Honorary:
This award is available to both undergraduate and graduate students. To be eligible an undergraduate student must have a GPA of at least 3.30. A graduate student must have GPA of at least 3.50. More information is available upon request