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.
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 1 of each year. Scholarship descriptions and applications are found below. The applications and information are downloadable in PDF format by clicking on the scholarship name.
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.
Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship Application Criteria
Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship Application
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.
Founding Fathers Scholarship Application Criteria
Founding Fathers Leadership Scholarship Application
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.
Jeff Oliphant Postgraduate Scholarship Application Criteria
Jeff Oliphant Postgraduate Scholarship Application
Anna Linstedt, LAT
WATA Awards & Scholarship Committee Coordinator
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