Kinesiology

Scholarships

THE APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY APRIL 5TH AT 5 P.M.

Below are current scholarship opportunities available in the Kinesiology Department:

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The Ruth Shiffrar Scholarship in Physical Education

Purpose: The purpose of the Ruth Shiffrar Scholarship is to provide support to a student working toward a credential orMasters in kinesiology with aspirations to become a physical education teacher. Students must be passionate about physical education and helping children, and be community-builders among physical education teachers and students.

Applications will be reviewed based on the following criteria:

  • Financial need
  • 2.75 GPA
  • Experience in/or participation in physical education opportunities
  • Demonstration of leadership skills and professional development

The Arnett Scholarship in Kinesiology

Purpose: The purpose of the Arnett Scholarship is to provide support to a student in the Kinesiology program who aspires to a career in the area of Kinesiology and Physical education. Candidates will be chosen by a committee comprised of Kinesiology Faculty.

Eligibility is contingent upon:

  • Graduation from CSUN with a baccalaureate degree in Kinesiology within the past two academic years
  • Acceptance by the Graduate School
  • Completion of sixty units of course work at CSUN and in the top ten percent of graduating students majoring in Kinesiology
  • Demonstration of leadership qualities in campus activities including athletics or intramurals and evidenced good citizenship at CSUN

The Laurence and Ethel Young Scholarship in Kinesiology

Purpose: The purpose of the Laurence and Ethel Young Scholarship is to provide support to a student in the Kinesiology program who aspires to a career in the area of physical education. Candidates will be chosen by a committee comprised of Kinesiology Faculty.

Applications will be reviewed based on the following criteria:

  • Leadership Ability
  • Academic
  • Performance

The Leslie and Terry Cutler Kinesiology Scholarship

Purpose: The purpose of the Leslie and Terry Cutler Kinesiology Scholarship is to provide support to an undergraduate student working in the Center of Achievement and who aspires to a career in adapted physical activity.Candidates will be chosen by a committee comprised of Kinesiology Faculty and staff of the Center. Recipients must be in their senior year and have demonstrated financial need and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Applications will be reviewed based on the following criteria:

  • Service and leadership to the Center, Department, CSUN, Community, Profession
  • Clinical and Instructional Skills
  • Academic Performance
  • Participation in Clinical Research Projects
  • Demonstration of Professional Development
  • Personal Experience and Financial Need

The Norman Cutler Outstanding Leadership Award in Kinesiology

Purpose: The purpose of the Norman Cutler Outstanding Graduate Leadership Award is to provide support to a graduate student in the Kinesiology program who aspires to a career in the area of adapted physical activity. Candidates will be chosen by a committee comprised of Kinesiology Faculty and staff of the Center.

Applications will be reviewed based on the following criteria:

  • Leadership Ability
  • Academic Performance Clinical Performance

The Marian Cutler and Lucille Grubman Outstanding Graduate Research Award in Kinesiology

Purpose: The purpose of the Marian Cutler and Lucille Grubman Outstanding Graduate Research Award is to provide support to a graduate student in the Kinesiology program who aspires to a career in the area of adapted physical activity. Candidates will be chosen by a committee comprised of Kinesiology Faculty and staff of the Center.

Applications will be reviewed based on the following criteria:

  • Quality of Research Proposal
  • Development of Research Methods Academic Performance
  • Clinical Performance

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