Community and Therapeutic Recreation

Scholarships and Awards

Each year, students within the School of Health and Human Sciences are awarded nearly $300,000 in scholarships and awards. Some are specific to certain departments (the Dept of Community and Therapeutic Recreation has 3 departmental scholarships and 1 professional development award), and some are for any qualifiying student majoring in a degree within the School of HHS.

Below are links to the list of scholarships and awards. If there are specific details provided for certain scholarships, be sure to review them carefully so you can include the required information on the statement you provide with the application.

Scholarships and Awards for the School of Health and Human Sciences

This link will forward you to the School of Health and Human Sciences site for a list that includes all scholarships and awards within HHS. Be sure to refer to the individual scholarship/award descriptions to determine whether or not it qualifies for your major. details...

Scholarships and Awards specific to students majoring in the Department of Community and Therapeutic Recreation

The Silvio and Gale Bedini Professional Development Award

This award was established to enrich the Department of Community and Therapeutic Recreation and the School of Health and Human Sciences by making possible the attendance of one graduate student per year to experience cutting edge professional development. *Students are NOT required to submit an HHS Scholarship Application. details...


The Dorothy Davis Scholarship

This award was initially established as the Recreation Society Scholarship in 1978. It was renamed to honor Dorothy Davis, a long time faculty member in the Department of Physical Education. Juniors in the Department of Community and Therapeutic Recreation are eligible, based on academic excellence. *Students are required to submit an HHS Scholarship Application. details...


The Christopher C. Harvey Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2012 by Dr. Barbara Zwadyk in memory of her son Christopher C. Harvey, with help from family and friends. This award will assist an undergraduate Community and Therapeutic Recreation student with an above average GPA who is studying some facet of parks and recreation management. *Students are required to submit an HHS Scholarship Application. details...


The Susan Stout Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1985 to assist students majoring in Physical Education. Susan C. Stout graduated from the Woman's College (now UNCG) with a B.S. in Physical Education in 1958. The scholarship supports six undergraduate and five graduate students in 4 departments in the School of Health and Human Sciences. Students in the Dept of CTR are eligible for this scholarship. *Students are required to submit an HHS Scholarship Application. details...

 

 

 

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CTR Club Officer Candidates
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Congratulations!

Jennifer Pegram, winner of the Southeast Recreation Therapy Symposium Scholarship
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Lee Parfitt, winner of the Academy of Leisure Sciences Future Scholars
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Peggy Harris, winner of the NCRPS Fletcher Graduate Scholarship
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CTR Students Graduating in Dec 2013 With Honors
Kayla Cook-Summa Cum Laude
Sarah McPherson-Summa Cum Laude
Jocelyn Moon-Summa Cum Laude
Devyn Ziegler-Summa Cum Laude
Sage Rubenstein-Magna Cum Laude
Hannah Tyler-Magna Cum Laude
Denise Blanchfield-Cum Laude
Chelsea Boccardo-Cum Laude
Lauren Brady-Cum Laude
Andrea Redden-Cum Laude
Chelsea Tysinger-Cum Laude


Please join us Summer 2014 in the online course CTR 102-Creating a Meaningful Life
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Study finds 3rd lowest unemployment rate among recent graduates with recreation related degrees
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