IAHPERD Student Scholarship Information

 Six scholarships will be awarded.

-One $2,000 scholarship and five $1,500 scholarships.

Your completed scholarship application must be submitted using this link: https://goo.gl/forms/Tn295KiXd5gg8L7C3

 Application Submission Deadline: June 1st

 Applications must include in pdf format:

  • The Student Information Form - Click here to make a copy of this form
  • A copy of your most recent college/university transcript that displays your GPA (unofficial or official)
  • Two letters of recommendation, at least one of which must be from a faculty member at your university.

IMPORTANT: Prepare all parts of your application before beginning the submission process.  You must enter all of the information at one time.

You will be uploading 4 pdf files.  The 4 files should be named as shown in this sample file list with "Yourlastname, Yourfirstname" replacing "Smith, Sally":

Smith, Sally Student Info

Smith, Sally Transcript

Smith, Sally Recommendation Faculty

Smith, Sally Recommendation 2


Applications that are incomplete/missing required components, do not conform to the guidelines, or are received after the submission deadline will not be considered. 

Questions: Contact Scholarship Chair Caryn Putra at cputra@iahperd.org



In order to be eligible for an IAHPERD student scholarship, one must:

  1. Be a full-time undergraduate student, with junior or senior status, majoring in health, physical education, recreation, and/or dance during the semester in which the scholarship is awarded 
  2. Hold a current student membership in IAHPERD and remain current through the dissemination of the award.
  3. Attend a college or university in Illinois.
  4. Hold a cumulative and major GPA of 3.0 or higher
  5. Complete, and submit all required documents by the submission deadline   

     (See directions and application below)

In order to be eligible for an IAHPERD scholarship, one may:

  1. Have their home residence outside of Illinois.
  2. Have previously earned a Bachelor’s degree in a different major
  3. Have been a previous IAHPERD student scholarship recipient (maximum two times).
  4. Be a recipient of the top scholarship award only one time.

Awards will be presented at the annual IAHPERD Conference.

P.O. Box 865
Alton, IL 62002
Affiliated with: