SEATA UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

MEMORIAL UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

 

FORMS:

Undergraduate Application Form

Sponsoring Athletic Trainer's Evaluation Form for Undergraduate Applicants

Letter of Recommendation Form for Undergraduate Applicants

Undergraduate Statement from the Registrar Form

 

 

DETAILS:

  • The SEATA Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship will be in the amount of $1,000.00.  The Jerry Rhea/Atlanta Falcons Undergraduate Scholarship Award will be in the amount of $1,000.00.  The Jim Gallaspy Student Leadership Scholarship will be in the amount of $500.00.  All scholarships are for one year only.  Past winners are not eligible.

  • Applications are accepted annually as noted above.

  • The winner will be selected on a combination of academic achievement, character, and athletic training abilities and activities.

  • The scholarship committee is made up of representatives from District Nine.

  • The winners will be notified prior to the Annual Athletic Training Student Symposium in February.  Announcement of the winner and awarding of the scholarship will occur during the banquet of the Symposium.

 

 

CRITERIA:

  • The applicant must have at least a Junior standing for the upcoming year.

  • The applicant must be enrolled in a curriculum leading to a Bachelor’s degree.

  • The applicant must have a grade point average of “B” or above.

  • The applicant must be sponsored by a certified athletic trainer who is a current member in good standing with the Southeast Athletic Trainers Association and the National Athletic Trainers Association

  • The applicant must NOT be currently on full scholarship.

  • The applicant must be a student member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and the Southeast Athletic Trainers Association.

  • It must be the intent of the applicant to pursue the profession of athletic training or related field as a means of his/her livelihood.

  • The applicant must submit an Undergraduate Statement from the Registrar Form from the Registrar of his or her college indicating the applicant’s current grade point average through the most recently completed school term to the District IX Scholarship Committee Chairperson.  (Fall Semester, Fall or Winter Quarter, or other appropriate term ending prior to the application date.)

  • The applicant must request a letter of recommendation from someone other than the supervising athletic trainer.  The recommendation must be submitted via the online Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship Letter of Recommendation Form.  The letter should be from a person felt to be best be able to judge the applicant's qualities and abilities in the areas of academics and social involvement.

  • Utilizing the Undergraduate Application Form, the applicant is required to submit a one-page biographical sketch including a statement as to why he or she feels that they should be awarded the scholarship.

  • The applicant must have his or her supervising athletic trainer complete the Sponsoring Athletic Trainer's Evaluation Form for Undergraduate Applicants.

  • Optional - please email to seata.scholarships@gmail.com a recent photograph saved as a .jpg or .gif file using the applicant's last name followed by first name such as DoeJohn.jpg.  This photograph may be published in the SEATA Newsletter, a SEATA eBlast or on the SEATA website.

The Southeast Athletic Trainers' Association (SEATA) is District IX of the National Athletic Trainers' Association.  It is a not-for-profit organization dealing with the concerns of its members and the profession of athletic training as a whole.  This association was first started back in 1950.  Initially comprised of the members of the Southeastern Conference schools, this district is represented by Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

SEATA

P.O. Box 931

Thibodaux, LA  70302

SEATA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or age.  SEATA is committed to accessibility and nondiscrimination in all aspects of its continuing education activities.  Participants who have special needs are encouraged to contact the program organizers so that all reasonable efforts to accommodate these needs can be made.

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