The following scholarships are available to students majoring in Therapeutic Recreation. 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)

Charles A. Frueauff Foundation Scholarship

Awarded to outstanding undergraduate students in the Departments of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology or in programs in community health education, therapeutic recreation, and health policy studies.

Who can apply: Outstanding rising sophomores, juniors or seniors

Access online application here.
 

Arkell Hall Foundation Scholarship

Awarded to undergraduate students showing outstanding academic ability in the Departments of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology or in programs in community health education, therapeutic recreation, and health policy studies.

Who can apply: Outstanding rising sophomores, juniors or seniors
Access online application here.

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

Access online application here.

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

Access online application here.

Tioga County Home Bureau Scholarship

Awarded to a deserving student who is a resident of New York State majoring in therapeutic recreation or occupational therapy. Preference is given to therapeutic recreation majors. Financial need is not required.

Who can apply: Any rising sophomore, junior or senior Occupational Therapty or Therapeutic Recreation student who is a resident of New York State

Access online application here.

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

Access online application here.

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 sophomore, junior or senior from the departments listed above

Access online application here.

The following scholarship is available by department nomination only (application not accepted).

Contact the Chair of the Recreation and Leisure Studies Department if you would like more information about this scholarship.

Sarah M. Rich Fund for Internships

Awarded to a student or students majoring in therapeutic recreation and having an internship. The recipient(s) must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better and demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students with an internship that is credit bearing and unpaid as well as to students who are participating on an athletic team. If no student majoring in therapeutic recreation qualifies in a given year, a student who meets the other criteria and who is in a degree program in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance may be chosen.