Scholarships & Awards

Check the Department of Financial Aid website for deadlines and to fill out an application.

C. Harold Veenker Health Education Scholarship

Award: $1000
Purpose: Awarded to a student studying health education in a school-based setting
Criteria: Student in health education; requires a minimum 2.65 GPA
Application: Click here for more information on the Veenker scholarship.
Past Winners

F.T. 'Pete' Miller Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500
Purpose: Preference is for a teaching major; but other majors will be considered
Criteria: Junior or senior; service experience in the community or university; based on financial need documented by DFA
Application: Click here for more information on the Miller scholarship.
Past Winners

Jane Maver and Ray Anne Shrader Physical Education Scholarship Award

Award: One (1) scholarship of $1000 awarded to an undergraduate physical education major who will be a junior or senior during the academic year following the application
Criteria: Application must have a minimum of 45 credits earned at Purdue; be making satisfactory degree progress; and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5
Application: Click here for more information on the Maver/Shrader scholarship.
Past Winners

Undergraduate Travel Scholarship

Application: Click here for guideline information
 

Mary Jane Catherwood Scholarship

Award: $1000
Purpose: Two scholarships awarded to students studying physical and/or health education teachers with preference given to first-year undergraduate students.
Criteria: Student in physical or health education with at least a 2.65 GPA and demonstrated financial need as documented by DFA.
Application: Click here for more information on the Mary Jane Catherwood Scholarship.
Past Winners

Red and Jan Anderson Scholarship

Award: $1000
Purpose:

Awarded to a student enrolled in any major in the Department of Health & Kinesiology.

Criteria: Demonstrated academic merit.
Application: Click here for application information.

Gene and Wilma Parks Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1000
Purpose: Awarded to an incoming full-time freshman enrolled in physical education teacher education, or an alternative major. 
Criteria: Financial need; minimum high school accumulated GPA of B-; maintains a minimum accumulated GPA of 2.5
Application: Click here for application information.

Other undergraduate scholarship and funding opportunities.

Please send inquiries about the above opportunities to:

Undergraduate Program Director
Department of Health and Kinesiology
Purdue University
800 West Stadium Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-3170

hkscholarships@purdue.edu

Health & Kinesiology, 800 W. Stadium Ave., West Lafayette, IN 47907, PH:(765) 494-3170, Fax: (765) 496-1239

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