Graduate Scholarship

GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • The applicant must be graduating at the end of the academic year.

  • The applicant must have worked as an athletic training student for a period of at least two years at the college level.

  • The applicant must be enrolled in a curriculum leading to a graduate degree.

  • The applicant must have a grade point average of “B” or above.

  • The applicant must be sponsored by a certified athletic trainer who is a current member in good standing with the Alabama Athletic Trainers’ Association and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.

  • Preference may be given to those NOT currently on full scholarship.

  • At time of application, the applicant must be a student member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association and enrolled in a CAATE-accredited Athletic Training Program in the state of Alabama.

  • It must be the intent of the applicant to pursue the profession of athletic training or related field as a means of his/her livelihood.

  • The applicant must submit an Official Transcript including most recent semester. This may be mailed by applicant to the below address or sent directly from the Registrar’s office.

  • The applicant must request a letter of recommendation from someone other than the supervising athletic trainer.  The recommendation must be submitted via the online Letter of Recommendation Form. The letter should be from a person felt to be best be able to judge the applicant's qualities and abilities in the areas of academics and social involvement.

  • Utilizing the Scholarship Application Form, the applicant is required to submit a one-page biographical description including a statement as to why he or she feels that they should be awarded the scholarship.

  • The applicant must have his or her supervising athletic trainer complete the Sponsoring Athletic Trainer's Evaluation Form here.

  • Optional - please email to atlargeone@alathletictrainers.org a recent photograph saved as a .jpg or .gif file using the applicant's last name followed by first name (e.g. 'DoeJohn.jpg').  This photograph may be published in the ALATA Newsletter, an ALATA A-Blast or on the ALATA website.

All questions are concerns should be sent to:

Alyson Gramley, MEd, LAT, ATC
ALATA Scholarship Committee Chair
Troy University Athletic Training

3230 Stadium Tower

Troy, AL 36082

adgramley@troy.edu

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