American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance/Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship

Three award for undergraduate students and two for graduate students in January of each year. Must be majoring in the field of health, physical education, recreation or dance. Undergraduate awards are in the amount of $1,250 each and graduate awards are in the amount of $1,750 each. Recipients also receive a complimentary three-year AAHPERD membership. Applicant must be current member of AAHPERD.


Award Amount $1,250 - $1,750
Number of Awards 5
Application Deadline October 15
Available to Class Level Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students
Renewability Not renewable


Minimum GPA Required 3.5
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency None specified
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College None specified
Area of Study Recreation, Parks, Leisure Studies, Sports-Related/Exercise Science
Financial Need Financial need analysis is not required


Organization Secretary to Chief Executive Officer
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
Address 1900 Association Drive
City, State, Zip Reston, VA 20191
Telephone (703) 476-3405
Fax (703) 476-9537
Web Site Web site
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