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Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology

Students may apply for multiple scholarships. Most applications for the 2014-2015 academic year must be completed and submitted by March 1, 2014.  Be sure to check below for scholarships that have an application deadline other than March 1.

Name of Scholarship To apply, a student must:
John Hess Health Professions Scholarship
  • be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good academic standing
  • be pursuing a graduate degree in a health profession
  • demonstrate leadership ability
  • have a minimum overall cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • participate in social/service organizations and/or extracurricular activities
  • have applied to a health professions graduate degree program
  • preference given to students pursuing a health professions graduate degree in the following areas: Medical, Pharmacy, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Dental
 
Regina Myers McClain Scholarship
  • be a student in good academic standing at UCM
  • be pursuing a degree in dietetics and nutrition at UCM
  • demonstrate financial need
  • preference given to students who are active in the Student Dietetic Association (SDA), have at least 20 volunteer hours in nutrition-related services and have a minimum GPA of 3.0
Regina Myers McClain Distinguished Scholarship
  • be a junior student in good academic standing at UCM
  • be pursuing a degree in the field of dietetics and nutrition at UCM
  • demonstrate financial need
  • be an active of the American Dietetic Association and the Student Dietetic Association (SDA)
  • have a minimum of 50 volunteer hours in, but not limited to, hospital/nursing home-based experience, public health or community nutrition experience, food service-related experience
  • have an overall minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a minimum GPA of 3.75 in major
Elizabeth Collings Weekley Scholarship
  • be a full-time sophomore, junior or senior student in good academic standing at UCM
  • be pursuing a degree in family and consumer sciences or dietetics and nutrition (first preference shall be given to a student pursuing a degree in FACS, however, if no students pursuing a degree in FACS apply or are deemed eligible, second preference shall be given to a student pursuing a degree in dietetics and nutrition)
  • demonstrate high morals
  • have a positive, pleasing personality
  • have a minimum overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a minimum GPA of 3.5 in major
  • have excellent grooming habits and demonstrate potential of superior professional appearance
  • be a non-user of tobacco and drugs
  • demonstrate self-discipline and leadership and have the desire to make contributions to society
Clarence M. and Christine M. Whiteman Memorial Scholarship
  • be a junior or senior student in good academic standing;
  • be a physical education major pursuing a B.S. degree;
  • maintain a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.5;
  • demonstrate outstanding scholarship, leadership and service in campus activities;
  • demonstrate financial need;
  • be interested in continuing his/her education at UCM.
Dr. Eldo and Viola Hendricks Memorial Scholarship
  • be a full-time sophomore, junior or senior student in good academic standing at UCM;
  • be pursuing a degree in teacher education in women’s physical education or a degree in chemistry;
  • demonstrate good character, leadership and service;
  • have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 in his or her major.
Dr. Mildred Barnes Scholarship
  • be a female undergraduate or graduate student in good academic standing at UCM;
  • have competed as a student athlete or currently holding a graduate assistant coaching position for Jennies Athletics;
  • be pursuing a degree in physical education;
  • be within 24 credit hours of completing her degree from UCM (if undergraduate student);
  • have a minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.5 if seeking teacher certification within the physical education degree program, or, have an minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.0 if studying fitness and wellness within the physical education degree program;
  • have completed her eligibility as defined by NCAA regulations;
  • demonstrate good character, leadership and service.
Lyle B. and Evelyn E. Beaver Scholarship in Recreation
  • be a junior, senior or graduate student in good academic standing at UCM;
  • be pursuing a degree in recreation (if an undergraduate student) or a degree in recreation or a related field (if a graduate student);
  • show promise of leadership and academic ability in the field of recreation;
  • have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in major;
  • be worthy, deserving, and of good moral character.
William and Dorothy Brewster and Nancy Saunders Cromer Scholarship
  • be a full-time junior or senior student in good academic standing at UCM;
  • be pursuing a degree in physical education;
  • have a minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.5;
  • show promise of leadership and service.
Shelby and Marjorie Brightwell Scholarship
  • be an incoming freshman student and have been accepted to the University of Central Missouri;
  • be (or will be) a graduate of a high school located in Independence, MO and/or the Jackson County, MO area;
  • rank in the upper one-third of high school graduating class;
  • plan to pursue a degree in the Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology;
  • demonstrate financial need.
Julie A. Harpster Memorial Scholarship
  • student must be a full-time undergraduate student in good academic standing at UCM;

  • be pursuing a degree in medical technology;

  • be a graduate of a Missouri high school and;

  • have an overall minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5;
  • be of sophomore, junior or senior class designation;
  • demonstrate financial need.

     

Jessie B. Jutten Physical Education Scholarship
  • be a full-time junior or senior student in good academic standing at UCM;
  • be pursuing a degree in physical education;
  • be worthy, deserving and of good moral character;
  • show promise of leadership and academic ability in the field of physical education.
Teresa A. Roberts Scholarship
  • be a full-time female student in good academic standing at UCM (however, if no female students apply or are deemed ineligible, male students shall be considered);
  • be pursuing a degree in teacher education with an emphasis in physical education;
  • be worthy, deserving and of good moral character;
  • show promise of leadership and academic ability in the field of physical education;
  • demonstrate financial need.
M. Ruth Sevy Memorial Scholarship
  • be a full-time female student in good academic standing at UCM;
  • have completed a minimum of 48 credit hours;
  • be a resident from the State of Missouri;
  • have graduated from a high school within the State of Missouri;
  • be pursuing a degree in physical education;
  • have been admitted to the Teacher Education Program;
  • show promise of leadership and academic ability in the field of physical education;
  • be worthy, deserving and of good moral character.
Dr. Robert Tompkins Memorial Scholarship
  • be a full-time undergraduate student in good academic standing at UCM;
  • be pursuing a degree in the field of physical education including the related areas of physical fitness, health and wellness;
  • be worthy, deserving and of good moral character;
  • show promise of leadership and academic ability in the field of physical education;
  • be a member of a student organization for physical education majors;
  • demonstrate financial need.
Dr. Ronald VanDam Student Athletic Training Scholarship
  • be a full-time undergraduate student in good academic standing at UCM;
  • be pursuing a degree in Athletic Training with an interest in becoming a Certified Athletic Trainer;
  • be worthy, deserving and of good moral character;
  • show promise of leadership and academic ability;
  • have a minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.5.

 


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