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Health and Physical Education Majors

Health and Physical Education Majors Only

The following scholarships are available for students majoring in Health and Physical Education. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need unless noted otherwise.

To be considered for any scholarship, you must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Angeline M. Bantuvanis Scholarship

Awarded to an undergraduate with demonstrated financial need who is majoring in health education and physical education.

Who can apply: Rising sophomore, junior or senior Health Education and Physical Education majors

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Philip James Butterfield Scholarship

Awarded to juniors or seniors in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance who exhibit outstanding performance and citizenship. Preference is given to students who plan to pursue teaching careers. Established in honor of longtime professor and head football coach Jim Butterfield.

Who can apply: Rising juniors or seniors

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Jami Erlich "Sunshine" '99 Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to an outstanding junior or senior majoring in physical education or health education and physical education who has shown a commitment to community service and who has demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to female candidates. Established in 2010 in memory of Jami Erlich, her parents' beloved "Sunshine."

Who can apply: Rising outstanding juniors or seniors

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Martha M. Kelsey Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to an outstanding sophomore, junior, or senior majoring in physical education (teaching) or health education and physical education (teaching) who has demonstrated financial need.

Who can apply: Rising outstanding sophomores, juniors, or seniors

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Professor Karl K. and Marjorie Klein Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to sophomores, juniors, or seniors in the Departments of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Health Promotion and Physical Education, and Recreation and Leisure Studies who show outstanding academic performance and expertise in the basic sciences.

Who can apply: Rising sophomores, juniors, or seniors

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Richard and Helen Lyon Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to students in the Departments of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Health Promotion and Physical Education, Sport Management and Media, and Recreation and Leisure Studies who plan to pursue careers in teaching. Established by gifts of alumni and the family and friends of Coach Dick Lyon and his wife, Helen.

Who can apply: Rising sophomores, juniors or seniors

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Jack W. Novin '38 Scholarship in Physical Education

Awarded to an outstanding student majoring in physical education who has demonstrated financial need. Established by his daughter Fredi, a retired physical education teacher, in loving memory of her father, Jack W. Novin, who was a very concerned, active, and proud alumnus.

Who can apply: Rising sophomore, junior, or senior Physical Education majors

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Nancy L. Olsen Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to women who are New York State residents and currently majoring in physical education. Established by Nancy L. Olsen '65 to honor her parents.

Who can apply: Rising sophomore, junior or senior female Physical Education majors

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Chester S. Southwick Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance. Preference is given to physical education majors who plan to pursue careers in teaching. Established in memory of Chester S. Southwick by his son.

Who can apply: Rising sophomore, junior or senior HSHP majors

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Brian Truhn '69 Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Health Promotion and Physical Education, Sport Management and Media, or Recreation and Leisure Studies who plans to pursue a career in coaching.

Who can apply: Rising sophomores, juniors or seniors 

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Fred H. Dalaker ’31 Scholarship

Awarded to a student majoring in physical education.

Who can apply: Rising sophomore, junior or senior Physical Education majors

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Elizabeth C. Lane '36 Endowed Scholarship for Physical Education

Awarded to an outstanding undergraduate or graduate student majoring in physical education who demonstrates achievement and promise in the field as well as financial need.

Who can apply: Rising sophomore, junior, or senior Physical Education major or Dual (HE&PE) Majors

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Merton J. '35 and Helen Roberts Scholarship

Awarded to students with demonstrated financial need in the Departments of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Health Promotion and Physical Education, Sport Management and Media, and Recreation and Leisure Studies. Established in memory of Merton J. Roberts by family and friends.

Who can apply: Rising sophomores, juniors, or seniors

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