Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship

Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE)
Type Scholarship
Amount $1k - 1k

Recipients also receive a complimentary three-year SHAPE America membership.

Duration 1 Year


Since 1995, SHAPE America has awarded scholarships to outstanding undergraduate and graduate student members. The Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship, developed by the past presidents of SHAPE America to honor deserving students, is awarded to three undergraduate students and two graduate students in January of each year. All scholarships are presented at the SHAPE America National Convention & Exposition held in the spring.


Applications will be accepted electronically or by mail until October 15. Application forms and detailed eligibility criteria and procedures for submission are available below.


This funding opportunity requires applicants to hold U.S. Citizenship.

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Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE)
1900 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191
Patti Hartle