Scholarships and Awards
Each year, students within the School of Health and Human Sciences are awarded nearly $300,000 in scholarships and awards. Some are specific to certain departments (the Dept of Community and Therapeutic Recreation has 3 departmental scholarships and 1 professional development award), and some are for any qualifiying student majoring in a degree within the School of HHS.
Below are links to the list of scholarships and awards. If there are specific details provided for certain scholarships, be sure to review them carefully so you can include the required information on the statement you provide with the application.
Scholarships and Awards for the School of Health and Human Sciences
This link will forward you to the School of Health and Human Sciences site for a list that includes all scholarships and awards within HHS. Be sure to refer to the individual scholarship/award descriptions to determine whether or not it qualifies for your major. details…
Scholarships and Awards specific to students majoring in the Department of Community and Therapeutic Recreation
The Silvio and Gale Bedini Professional Development Award
This award was established to enrich the Department of Community and Therapeutic Recreation and the School of Health and Human Sciences by making possible the attendance of one graduate student per year to experience cutting edge professional development. *STUDENTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO SUBMIT AN HHS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION. details…
The Dorothy Davis Scholarship
This award was initially established as the Recreation Society Scholarship in 1978. It was renamed to honor Dorothy Davis, a long time faculty member in the Department of Physical Education. Juniors in the Department of Community and Therapeutic Recreation are eligible, based on academic excellence. *Students are required to submit an HHS Scholarship Application. details…
Grace Blackmore Deely Scholarship
The Grace Blackmore Deely ’54 Scholarship in Community and Therapeutic Recreation was established in 2016 to support undergraduate and graduate students who are performing at a high level academically within the department and throughout his or her studies. Graduate and undergraduate students in Community and Therapeutic Recreation with an interest in any aspect of the discipline. details…
The Christopher C. Harvey Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2012 by Barbara Zwadyk in memory of her son Christopher C. Harvey, with help from family and friends. This award will assist an undergraduate Community and Therapeutic Recreation student with an above average GPA who is studying some facet of parks and recreation management. *Students are required to submit an HHS Scholarship Application. details…
The Susan Stout Undergraduate Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1985 to assist students majoring in Physical Education. Susan C. Stout graduated from the Woman’s College (now UNCG) with a B.S. in Physical Education in 1958. The scholarship supports six undergraduate and five graduate students in 4 departments in the School of Health and Human Sciences. Students in the Dept of CTR are eligible for this scholarship. *Students are required to submit an HHS Scholarship Application. details…
CONGRATULATIONS 2015/16 Academic Year Scholarship and Award Winners!!!
Silvio and Gale Bedini Professional Development Award – Melissa Granish
Christopher C. Harvey Scholarship – Alexandria Bastin
Dorothy Davis Scholarship – Shy’Ann Frazier
HHS Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award – Parissa “Reece” Fathullahzadeh
HHS Outstanding Graduate Student Award – Fiona Allen
Susan Stout Scholarship – James Woodward