The Mike Castronis Scholarship Award was established in 1997 to honor Coach Mike Castronis, who served the Physical Education Department and Athletic Department at the University of Georgia from 1960 to 1985. The scholarship recognizes an outstanding undergraduate student committed to a career in teaching of physical education or coaching.
A $500 award is presented to one full-time undergraduate Health and Physical Education major in the Department of Kinesiology. Applicants must have completed 30-90 semester hours, a 3.0 GPA, exceptional character traits, and a desire to teach and guide young people. Financial need is considered. The award can be received only once.
Applicants should submit:
Applications will be reviewed by three faculty members in the physical education program program. The criteria for selection of the recipient will include academic achievement, participation in activities demonstrating leadership and commitment to the teaching of physical education and coaching, exceptional character traits related to teaching and coaching, desire to teaching and guide young people, financial need.