HMSLS Scholarships & Awards

Physical Education Teacher Education

Gottshall-Rex Scholarship:

Awarded to a rising sophomore, junior, or senior woman in physical education. It is a scholarship varying from $300.00 to $1,000.00.

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 recipient'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.

Sport Management

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.

Robert F. Collins Sport Media Scholarship:

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, Hospitality, and Event Management

Andrews-Hooley Award:

This award is given to a senior THEM 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.

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