MAATA SCHOLARSHIPS

The MAATA supports the educational endeavors of future athletic trainers by offering scholarships to students showing potential in the profession. 

Complete applications and all ancillary documentation in one packet (if mailed) or onee mail (save for recommendations) must be sent to the chairperson of the scholarship committee either via US mail or email. Application packets that are mailed must be postmarked by March 1st, while applications emailed must be received by 11:59pm on March 1st.

 

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me or your state representative.

 

MAATA Scholarship Committee Chair

Adam H. Weyer, M.Ed., ATC

Lander University

aweyer@lander.edu

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Nancy Uriegas
Kathryn Waddell
Emily Meyerl
Ke'la Porter
Alexis Austin
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  • Edward Block Scholarship

    The Edward Block Scholarship was developed to target candidates currently enrolled in a District III CAATE-accredited Athletic Training Program (ATP) who have distinguished themselves academically and clinically while matriculating through the ATP, and who indicate an intention to continue academic work beyond the completion of the Professional Athletic Training Program level. A first place award of $1,500.00 and a second place award of $1,000.00 is presented annually.

  • A.C. 'Whitey'

    Gywnne Scholarship

    The A.C. “Whitey” Gwynne Scholarship was developed to target candidates who are BOC-certified, and who are currently enrolled in a post-professional master’s degree or will have completed their master’s degree by the time this scholarship is presented, and who also plan on pursuing the profession of Athletic Training as their means of livelihood. A first place award of $1,500.00 and a second place award of $1,000.00 is presented annually.

  • Larry Sutton Scholarship

    The Larry Sutton Scholarship was developed to target candidates who indicate an intention to continue academic work beyond the completion of the Professional Athletic Training Program level, and who plan to pursue the profession of Athletic Training as their means of livelihood. Candidates must be a graduating student during the academic year of the scholarship application or a graduate of a CAATE-accredited Professional Athletic Training program within the last year (NOTE: applicant will be either eligible to take the BOC Examination at the time the scholarship is awarded or who has become BOC-certified within the last year). A first place award of $1,500.00 and a second place award of $1,000.00 is presented annually.

  • William Prentice Scholarship

    The William Prentice Scholarship was developed to target candidates who will be entering a Post-Professional degree granting Athletic Training or AT related program including Masters (until 2022), PhD, EdD, or DAT programs. This award is meant to encourage the continuing education of the individual towards completion of a Post-Professional Master or Doctoral degree. Candidates must be in their final year or a graduate of a Professional Bachelors or Professional Masters Athletic Training Program from a college/university within District III (NOTE: after 2022, applicants must be graduates of Professional Masters of Athletic Training Programs). Additionally, candidates must be accepted into or enrolled in a Post-Professional degree granting program including Masters (until 2022), PhD, EdD, or DAT programs. $1,500.00 is awarded annually to the selected candidate in a college or university who has participated with distinction in an athletic training program.

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