SCHOLARSHIPS

Recent Scholarship Recipients:

2014
  • Melissa Beaupre (UW-Eau Claire) - Founding Fathers Leadership
  • Michael Borst (UW-La Crosse) and Melissa Galarowicz (UW-Madison) - Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Nathan Maresh (UW-Milwaukee) - Jeff Oliphant Post Graduate Scholarship
2012
  • Lian Horbinski (UW-Milwaukee) - Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Gina Fisher (UW-Stevens Point) - Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Kyle Petit (UW-Oshkosh) - Founding Fathers Leadership
2011
  • Raeann Bennet- Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Shanna Karls - Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Evan Mulder - Founding Fathers Leadership
2010
  • Robert Bullock - (UW-Milwaukee) - Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Lynzi Zettler - (UW-Stevens Point) - Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Laura Vick - Jeff Oliphant Memorial Post Graduate Scholarship
  • Emily Kidd - (UW-Eau Claire) - Founding Fathers Leadership
2009
  • Molly Day - (UW-LaCrosse) - Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Carrie Myers - (UW-Stevens Point) - Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Rhonda Verdagan - Jeff Oliphant Memorial Post Graduate Scholarship
  • Lindsey Kraemer - (UW-Madison) - Founding Fathers Leadership
2008
  • Sarah Lisowski - (UW-LaCrosse) - Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Kaylah Reiderer - (Concordia University) - Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Cordial Gillette - Jeff Oliphant Memorial Post Graduate Scholarship
  • Carrie Myers- (UW-Stevens Point) - Founding Fathers Leadership
2007
  • Sarah Shute - (UW-Oshkosh) - Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Kelly Wildenberg - (UW-Milwaukee) - Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Holly Schmies - Jeff Oliphant Memorial Post Graduate Scholarship
2006
  • Nathan Brine (UW-Madison) - Founding Fathers Leadership
  • Stephan Bengal (UW-Eau Claire) - Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Anna White (Concordia-Milwaukee) - Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship
2005
  • Stephanie Lopez (UW-Eau Claire) - Founding Fathers Leadership
  • Toni Marousek (UW-Eau Claire) - Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Thomas Krane (UW-Stevens Point) - Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship

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.

Founding Fathers Scholarship:
Melissa Beaupre from UW Eau Claire (with Dick Grenell)

Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship:
Michael Borst from UW La Crosse
Melissa Galarowicz from UW Madison (both with Andrea Wyttenbach)

Jeff Oliphant Post Graduate Scholarship:
Nathan Maresh from UW Milwaukee with (Mary LaRue)

 

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 February 15th, 2015. Scholarship descriptions and applications are found below. The applications and information are downloadable in PDF format by clicking on the scholarship name.

WATA Scholarships

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. Click here for the scholarship criteria.

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. Click here for the scholarship criteria.

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. Click here for the scholarship criteria.

Applications for scholarships should be sent to:

Anna Linstedt, LAT
ThedaCare Orthopedics Plus
638 Zeh Ave.
Neenah, WI 54956
(920) 716-3928