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Kinesiology Undergraduate Scholarship Application

Application Overview

Application for Kinesiology Department scholarships in the School of Education.

General Open Dates

Early February - Late March

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Scholarships Descriptions
The Allen J. Shafer Jr. Memorial Scholarship was established by Allen Shafer's parents as a living memorial for their son who was an inspirational UW athlete.
The Allen J. Shafer Jr. Memorial Scholarship was established by Allen Shafer's parents as a living memorial for their son who was an inspirational UW athlete.
Undergraduate males majoring in kinesiology who have shown successful achievement as scholars, good citizenship, and participation in university activities, especially sports.
Senior student for best choreography
Senior student for best choreography
The Barbara Walz Scholarship was established by a portion of Ms. Walz's estate. Ms. Walz once took summer session courses in Dance on the Madison campus. The scholarship is awarded to students taking courses that would enable them...
The Barbara Walz Scholarship was established by a portion of Ms. Walz's estate. Ms. Walz once took summer session courses in Dance on the Madison campus. The scholarship is awarded to students taking courses that would enable them to teach dance at the secondary school or university level.
Undergraduates enrolled in the Dance Program
The Charles J. Anderson Scholarship in Kinesiology was established by the family of Charles J. Anderson, first Dean of the School of Education.
The Charles J. Anderson Scholarship in Kinesiology was established by the family of Charles J. Anderson, first Dean of the School of Education.
Male student enrolled in the physical education program who is in the process of completing his junior year; award based on outstanding academic performance and promise as a leader in the profession
Funding for freshman women students majoring in Physical Education.
Funding for freshman women students majoring in Physical Education.
The purpose of the fund is to aid freshman women students majoring in Physical Education in the School of Education for scholarships, programs and service.
The Eleanor S. Hicks Scholarship was established by Stratton E. Hicks in honor of his wife, and is supported by their son, Harold, and daughter, Dr. Judith Stiehm. In the 1920's, Mrs. Hicks traveled from Sterling, Kansas, to Madison...
The Eleanor S. Hicks Scholarship was established by Stratton E. Hicks in honor of his wife, and is supported by their son, Harold, and daughter, Dr. Judith Stiehm. In the 1920's, Mrs. Hicks traveled from Sterling, Kansas, to Madison in order to pursue a teaching degree at UW-Madison-a courageous move at the time and evidence of her commitment to education. She graduated in 1930 with a degree in physical education, which she taught at an elementary school in Michigan for three years before moving back to Madison. Mrs. Hicks, who passed away in 2000 at the age of 93, was an active community volunteer and strong supporter of education throughout her life.
Undergraduate enrolled in the Physical Education program with preference given to a female student
The Elizabeth Waters Memorial Scholarship was established to honor Ms. Waters, a former Regent of the University and a member of the Regents' Committee on Physical Education which assisted in the formation of the Department of Physical Education for Women.
The Elizabeth Waters Memorial Scholarship was established to honor Ms. Waters, a former Regent of the University and a member of the Regents' Committee on Physical Education which assisted in the formation of the Department of Physical Education for Women.
Female undergraduates majoring in teacher education curriculum or physical education or dance. Evidence of being active in extra curricular activities and must have a 2.75 overall GPA and at least a 3.25 in department work. Financial need and merit are considered.
This scholarship will be presented annually to a third­ or fourth-year undergraduate student who is pursuing a degree in the Department of Kinesiology. The scholarship is non-renewable and will be awarded to a new student each...
This scholarship will be presented annually to a third­ or fourth-year undergraduate student who is pursuing a degree in the Department of Kinesiology. The scholarship is non-renewable and will be awarded to a new student each year. Preference should be given to Wisconsin residents who are graduates of a Wisconsin high school. Non-residents will be eligible if there are no Wisconsin residents of equivalent quality available. Preference should be given first to students who have plans to pursue a degree in Physical Therapy after completing their Kinesiology undergraduate work. Selection to be based on scholastic achievement but equally important is demonstration of leadership, strong work ethic and dedication to the community.
The purpose of this fund is to provide student scholarships, fellowships, and support programs and services within the Dance department.
The purpose of this fund is to provide student scholarships, fellowships, and support programs and services within the Dance department.
The Helen Pfuderer Smith Scholarship was established from a generous bequest made by Ms. Smith, a member of the first class of the Women's Department of Physical Education at the University.
The Helen Pfuderer Smith Scholarship was established from a generous bequest made by Ms. Smith, a member of the first class of the Women's Department of Physical Education at the University.
Female undergraduates in physical education ; based upon scholastic achievement and need
Undergraduate enrolled in Dance Program
Undergraduate enrolled in Dance Program Undergraduates in the Dance Program
The Jin-Wen Yu Award was established in honor of Associate Professor Jin-Wen Yu by Blair and Karen Mathews, who served UW-Madison for many years. Mr. Mathews' positions included associate dean in the College of Letters & Science and assistant...
The Jin-Wen Yu Award was established in honor of Associate Professor Jin-Wen Yu by Blair and Karen Mathews, who served UW-Madison for many years. Mr. Mathews' positions included associate dean in the College of Letters & Science and assistant dean of students. Mrs. Mathews served as assistant director of the Wisconsin Union. Professor Jin-Wen Yu has created, performed, directed, and produced more than 50 works for the stage in the Americas and Asia. He has received numerous grants and awards, and was one of the first recipients of an Ira and Iveva Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment.
Undergraduates enrolled in the Dance program
The Li Chiao-Ping Scholarship was established in honor of Associate Professor Chiao-Ping by Blair and Karen Johnson Mathews, who served UW-Madison for many years. Mr. Mathews' positions included associate dean in the College of Letters and Science and assistant...
The Li Chiao-Ping Scholarship was established in honor of Associate Professor Chiao-Ping by Blair and Karen Johnson Mathews, who served UW-Madison for many years. Mr. Mathews' positions included associate dean in the College of Letters and Science and assistant dean of students. Mrs. Johnson Mathews served as assistant director of the Wisconsin Union.
Undergraduate student enrolled in the Dance program.
The Louise O. Kloepper Scholarship was established by Scott Davis in memory of his aunt, Louise Kloepper. Louise Kloepper was an emeritus professor and former chairperson of the Dance program, and came to the University in 1942 as a...
The Louise O. Kloepper Scholarship was established by Scott Davis in memory of his aunt, Louise Kloepper. Louise Kloepper was an emeritus professor and former chairperson of the Dance program, and came to the University in 1942 as a student of dance. She received her B.S. degree in dance and became an assistant professor of dance in 1946. She was known at the UW as a great and distinguished teacher of dance technique and composition, and served as artistic director and producer of numerous Orchesis productions, faculty, and student concerts.
Students in the Dance Program based on need as well as academic achievement.
Support for undergraduate women in physical education.
Support for undergraduate women in physical education.
Undergraduate women in physical education or dance
The Marilyn Lucas Ross Scholarship was established in 2008 by Marilyn Lucas Ross, a 1948 graduate of the women's physical education program.
The Marilyn Lucas Ross Scholarship was established in 2008 by Marilyn Lucas Ross, a 1948 graduate of the women's physical education program.
Undergraduates in the Department of Kinesiology.
The Muriel R. (Moby) Sloan Scholarship was established in memory of Ms. Sloan, who received her Ph.D. from the UW-Madison School of Education. During her 30-year career in the UW Department of Physical Education, she initiated the graduate program...
The Muriel R. (Moby) Sloan Scholarship was established in memory of Ms. Sloan, who received her Ph.D. from the UW-Madison School of Education. During her 30-year career in the UW Department of Physical Education, she initiated the graduate program in motor learning which was one of the first in the country.
Scholarship for undergraduate dance majors. Recipients should demonstrate high scholarship or potential for high scholarship and need.
Ms. Noel Hefty is a graduate of the School of Education's Dance Program and a member of the School's Board of Visitors. She helped found the Steamboat Dance Theatre, and has assisted many other artistic organizations with their creative...
Ms. Noel Hefty is a graduate of the School of Education's Dance Program and a member of the School's Board of Visitors. She helped found the Steamboat Dance Theatre, and has assisted many other artistic organizations with their creative and administrative needs. She has also been a representative to the Colorado Council of the Arts.
Undergraduate students in the Dance Program.
The Palmer-Tarbell Scholarship was established by the bequest of Sarah Thompson Palmer and a memorial fund for Beatrice Eldora Palmer.
The Palmer-Tarbell Scholarship was established by the bequest of Sarah Thompson Palmer and a memorial fund for Beatrice Eldora Palmer.
Undergraduate woman majoring in physical education and/or dance.
Seniors enrolled in the Dance Program
Seniors enrolled in the Dance Program
The Tim Gattenby Adaptive Physical Education Scholarship was established in 2001 by Blair Mathews and Karen Johnson Mathews, and is one of the ways the Mathews have contributed to the University of Wisconsin-Madison's diverse student body.
The Tim Gattenby Adaptive Physical Education Scholarship was established in 2001 by Blair Mathews and Karen Johnson Mathews, and is one of the ways the Mathews have contributed to the University of Wisconsin-Madison's diverse student body.
Physical Education majors with Adapted PE concentration. Applicants must have 3.0 GPA, completed Kines 316 with a grade of B or higher, be recommended by a coordinator and/or instructor of APE, and provide evidence of volunteer experience with disabled individuals.
Scholarships marked with FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions in the list above require a completed Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for awarding decisions. To learn more about applying for financial aid, please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid website.