The WATA is pleased to offer scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students. The Mueller Undergraduate Scholarships, Founding Fathers Leadership Scholarship, and the Jeff Oliphant Memorial Post Graduate Scholarship are designed to provide support for future athletic training professionals.
2012 Scholarship Recipients (LtoR) Gina Fisher - Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship, Kyle Petit - Founding Fathers Scholarship, and Lian Horbinski - Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship.
All student members of the WATA/NATA are encouraged to apply. Students should review the criteria carefully and submit their application. Applications for scholarships are due March 1st. Scholarship descriptions and applications are found below. The applications and information are downloadable in PDF format by clicking on the scholarship name. Applications can also be submitted online with the associated link. For 2013, applicants can choose to complete the email/mail in version or submit their application online. It is recommended that applicants view the PDF version before completing the online application.
Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship - Funded by long time WATA supporter Mueller Sports Medicine, these two undergraduate scholarships are each worth $1,000. The Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship is awarded to athletic training students who have distinguished themselves academically and performed with distinction as a member of the Athletic Training Program in the major in which they have declared their candidacy. PDF
Founding Fathers Leadership Scholarship - named for the original founders of the WATA which include Bill Berry, Charlie Crandall, John Eggert, Dick Grenell, Jerry Nauert, and Brad Sherman. This scholarship is for students in their first year of an athletic training education program at a college or university in Wisconsin. This is a $1000 award. PDF
Jeff Oliphant Memorial Post Graduate Scholarship was established by the executive board of the WATA in 2006 following the passing of President Jeff Oliphant the previous year. This is a $1,000 award. PDF
Applications for scholarships should be sent to: