GVSU Physical Education Awards
Application for 2015-2016
There are a variety of awards/scholarships that are available each year. You can apply for more than one award but you must indicate clearly on your application which award(s) you are applying for. You must have successfully completed all program requirements such as Fitnessgram, Dispositions, etc.
This application is for the following awards:
GVSU Major of the Year
Major of the Year (2 awards given) NEW organization name: SHAPE Michigan
SHAPE America (NASPE) Major of the Year
SHAPE MI Scholarships- YOU WILL APPLY DIRECTLY TO SHAPE MI FOR THIS ONE. Do not submit this information to GVSU. http://www.shapemichigan.org/
Be a current member of SHAPE MI
Have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
Have at least junior status.
Have full time status (undergraduate or graduate)
Have proof of enrollment for Fall 2015 (undergraduate or graduate) classes
Major in Physical Education, Health Education, Dance Education, Recreational Leadership or other allied fields
Be active in extracurricular, community, and leadership activities
Will need recommendation letters from GVSU Faculty
Midwest AHPERD: The Outstanding Student Award provides the means through which the Midwest District AAHPERD recognizes an undergraduate student who has displayed distinctive leadership and meritorious service to his/her profession of health, physical education, recreation, dance, and/or sport.
For all the details: http://www.shapeamerica.org/about/districts/midwest/awards/student_award.cfm
All applicants must submit six typed and complete applications to the chair of the Midwest District AAHPERD Recognition and Awards Committee by August 15. Application materials should include:
Award Application Cover Sheet
Written documentation demonstrating compliance with the award qualifications (resumes not accepted), and
A current letter of recommendation from one of the applicant’s college/university instructors. The letter should be directly related to the award qualifications providing a biographical sketch outlining the contributions of the applicant and how those contributions are deserving of recognition.