HK Graduate Student Grants & Scholarships

Donald L. Corrigan Professional Development Grant

The Corrigan Grant program was established by the department in 2001 in honor of Dr. Don Corrigan, a Professor Emeritus in Exercise Physiology and former department head. The grants assist HK graduate students primairly to support travel to professional meetings.  In most cases the award limit for Corrigan Grants is $300; however, the amount available for any single award depends on the quality and quantity of applications received.

HK graduate students receive call for applications (in conjunction with the Hanson Award) in February with March due date. Committee of HK faculty select award recipient(s).

Dale Hanson Award

The Dale Hanson Award was established by Dr. Thomas Templin and Mrs. Sarah Templin in honor of Dr. Dale Hanson, a well-known exercise physiologist who headed the Department from 1976 to 1986. The Hanson Award provides one or more $500 scholarships to graduate students in the Department of Health and Kinesiology to support graduate travel activities.

HK graduate students receive call for applications in February with March due date. A single application is used to apply for both the Corrigan Grant and Hanson Award. A committee of HK faculty select the award recipient(s).

  • Application Instructions - pdf / doc (Due in HK Grad Office by Friday, March 23, 2018)

Templin Graduate Student Research Award

The Templin Graduate Student Research Award was endowed by Dr. Thomas Templin and Mrs. Sarah Templin in memory of Tom’s parents. The award provides one or more $1,000 scholarships to graduate students in the Department of Health and Kinesiology to support graduate research and/or travel activities.

HK graduate students receive call for applications in early Spring. Materials due in March. Committee of HK faculty select recipient. Recipient is acknowledged at the spring HK Department Awards Reception.

  • Application Instructions - pdf / doc (Due in HK Grad Office by Friday, March 23, 2018)

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