Woods Dinner and Scholarship

Doug and Linda Woods Excellence in Athletic Training Scholarship

Doug and Linda Woods have served the students of Grand Valley State University for over thirty years. For the majority of the time, Doug provided health care to the student-athletes as the athletic department’s Head Athletic Trainer. In 1978 Doug developed a curriculum for educating athletic training students. For eighteen years, Doug was the GVSU softball coach until his recent retire in 2014. Linda has provided educational support to the students through her work as a reference librarian at the Zumberge Library. 

In honor of Doug and Linda, the Woods Scholarships are awarded to the athletic training students in appreciation of their academic success and dedication to Grand Valley’s athletic training department. Two, four thousand dollar scholarships are granted to the successful applicants. Eligibility for the Woods scholarships requires an athletic training student to:

1)   Have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA

2) Be in good standing in Grand Valley’s CAATE accredited Athletic Training Program

3) Have at least one semester of clinical experience remaining in the program

4) Demonstrate commitment to the athletic training profession


How to Apply

To apply for the Doug and Linda Woods Scholarship:

1. Go to the following link http://www.gvsu.edu/financialaid/myscholarships-163.htm 

2. Sign in (located upper right hand corner)

3. Fill out the general application (Do not forget to include your resume!)

4. Go to the opportunities tab (select all)

5. Search for the Wood Scholarship

6. Click apply and fill out the questions

7. Sit back and wait

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