The Mary Ella Lunday Soule Scholarship Awards were established in 1979 in memory of Mary Ella Lunday Soule, Head of the Department of Physical Education for Women from 1925-1960. The purpose of awards is to assist outstanding students in the Department of Kinesiology who have an interest in promotion of and research on physical activity for girls and women.
One $1,000 scholarship is awarded to the outstanding rising senior who has a commitment to the promotion of physical activity for girls and women. Full-time undergraduate students majoring in exercise and sport science, health and physical education or sport studies in the Department of Kinesiology with a 3.0 grade point average or above are eligible.
A $1,000 scholarship is awarded to the outstanding master's degree student and a nine-month, 41.6% time research assistantship is awarded to the outstanding doctoral degree student with a research interest in girls and/or women's health, physical activity and/or sport. Full-time graduate students majoring in exercise science or physical education and sport studies in the Department of Kinesiology with a minimum 3.65 graduate point average are eligible. Doctoral students must have at least one year of study remaining.
Applicants should submit:
Applications will be reviewed by a faculty committee. Academic achievement, professional activities, personal attributes and evidence of commitment to the promotion of physical activity for girls and women (undergraduate student) or research interest or accomplishments related to girls and women's health, physical activity and/or sport will be considered.
Deadline to apply:
February 1, 2017