Scholarship Requirements

All applicants must meet the four requirements below:

  1. Have been a member of NATA by November 1, 2016 and have membership for
  2. Have performed with distinction in his/her: academic program and institution; athletic training duties/assignments; academic coursework; community
  3. Submit a complete Section I of online scholarship. Section I includes your demographic information and the name and contact information for your Institutional Representative and Nominating Certified Athletic Trainer by Friday, January 13, 2017
  4. Submit finalized online scholarship application and ensure that the NATA office (fndstaff@nata.org) has received your Institutional Representative Letter and Nominating Certified Athletic Trainer Letter by Friday, January 13, 2017

2016 Undergraduate Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

An Undergraduate applicant must:

  1. Be enrolled in a CAATE accredited undergraduate program that concludes with a baccalaureate degree;
  2. Have complete at least 60 credits of college coursework;
  3. Have a cumulative overall GPA of at least 3.2 (based on a 4.0 maximum) for ALL undergraduate courses or the last 60 credits including the Fall of 2016 (NOTE: transfer transcripts may have to be used in GPA calculation);
  4. Have one academic year in undergraduate program

2016 Graduating Undergraduate Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

A Graduating Undergraduate applicant must

  1. Be enrolled in a CAATE accredited undergraduate program that concludes with a baccalaureate degree;
  2. Be a graduating senior in Fall 2016/Spring 2017 – planning on attending graduate school beginning in Summer or Fall 2017;
  3. Have a cumulative overall GPA of at least 3.2 (based on a 4.0 maximum) for ALL undergraduate courses or the last 60 credits including the Fall of 2016 (NOTE: transfer transcripts may have to be used in GPA calculation);

2016 Professional Master’s (Entry Level Master’s) Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

A Professional Master’s applicant must:

  1. Be enrolled in a CAATE accredited entry-level master’s program that concludes with a master’s degree;
  2. Have a cumulative overall GPA of at least 3.2 (based on a 4.0 maximum) for the last 40 credits of his/her undergraduate courses and ALL of his/her entry level master’s courses including the Fall of 2016;
  3. Have one academic year in master’s program remaining OR is graduating in Spring 2017 and intends to pursue an advanced degree in domains of athletic

2016 Post-Professional Master’s Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

The Post Professional Master’s Scholarship (Post BOC Certification) applicant must:

  1. Be BOC certified and enrolled in a master’s program that concludes with a master’s degree;
  2. An applicant may apply any time prior to his/her final academic year of master’s work;
  3. Have a cumulative overall GPA of at least 3.2 (based on a 4.0 maximum) for the last 40 credits of his/her undergraduate courses and ALL of his/her master’s courses including the Fall of 2015;
  4. Have one academic year in master’s program

2016 Doctoral Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

The Doctoral Scholarship (Post BOC Certification) applicant must:

  1. Be BOC certified and be enrolled in OR plan to be enrolled a doctoral degree program. An applicant may apply during his/her final academic year of master’s work OR any time prior to his/her final academic year/dissertation year of doctoral work;
  2. Have a cumulative overall GPA of at least 3.2 (based on a 4.0 maximum) for all graduate courses including master’s and doctoral degree and any courses from Fall of 2016;
  3. Have one academic year in doctoral program

Who do I call or email if I have questions about the scholarship application?

Contact Angela De Leon at scholarships@nata.org