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School of Health and Human Sciences Scholarships/Fellowships/Program Awards


Research Awards

Applications for 2014-15 Awards are now being accepted!!! These are due by Friday, September 26.

Please read guidelines and specific requirements for any scholarship for which you wish to be considered !!!

Follow all application guidelines carefully if you wish to be considered for an award.

To Apply:
  • Check the list below – find out whether you are eligible by clicking the link.
  • Complete an application (PDF).
  • Make sure you include all of the information requested.
  • Only electronic applications will be considered. Email completed applications to hsmitche@uncg.edu.

Applications are due: Friday, September 26. Incomplete applications may not be considered!


The Sadye Dunn Doxie Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Research Award
  • This award supports undergraduate interdisciplinary research conducted by highly motivated students. Sadye Dunn Doxie graduated from the Woman's College in 1957 with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education. She served as Director of Admissions and Dean of Students prior to moving to Washington DC. This award funds current juniors or seniors from the Departments of Community and Therapeutic Recreation, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Kinesiology or Public Health Education.
  • Anticipated Award for 2014-15: $1000
The Marjory W. Johnson Pre-Physical Therapy Research Program Fund
  • This award supports research by an undergraduate student who plans to attend physical therapy school. Research should focus on projects that advance the body of knowledge concerning the prevention, evaluation and treatment of movement related injury and disease across the lifespan. Undergraduate students from Community and Therapeutic Recreation, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Kinesiology or Public Health Education are eligible.
  • Anticipated Award for 2014-15: $1500
The Ron G. Morrow Graduate Fellowship
  • Dr. Ron G. Morrow established this Fellowship in 2003 to support graduate research in diversity in education and women's health and wellness. Dr. Morrow received his MS and Ed.D. degrees from UNCG. He has spent his career studying and speaking about homophobia and heterosexism in physical activity-related fields. This award funds research on diversity for graduate students in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Community and Therapeutic Recreation, Kinesiology and Public Health Education.
  • Anticipated Award for 2014-15: $2500
The School of Health and Human Sciences Undergraduate Research Fund
  • This fund was established in 2005 by Dr. Kate R. Barrett, Professor Emerita, Department of Kinesiology. Dr. Barrett served on the faculty at UNCG between 1970-1997 and focused on teacher education in physical education with a focus on the development of skillful movement in children. This award funds a junior or senior enrolled in any department of the School of Health and Human Sciences performing research with a faculty mentor.
  • Anticipated Award for 2014-15: $2000
The Loretta M. Williams Undergraduate CWHW Research Fund
  • The Loretta M. Williams Undergraduate CWHW Research Fund was established in 2004 with a gift from her husband, Theodore S. Williams. Mrs. Williams was the third of nine children, who left school at a young age to help support her family. She was never able to complete the education she so valued. This award supports an undergraduate student from any department in the School of Health and Human Sciences assisting with research projects in the Center for Women's Health and Wellness.
  • Anticipated Award for 2014-15: $2750
The Theodore & Loretta Williams Research Fund for Arts Health
  • This fund was established in 2005 by Charles R. and Kathleen Williams to honor their parents, Theodore and Loretta Williams. Theodore Williams was a career musician and a member of the Army Field Band and the Marine Band. Loretta Williams worked in the home, raising four children, encouraging and fostering their love of learning. Kathleen Williams has been a faculty member in the Department of Kinesiology at UNCG since 1988. This fund supports a graduate student from any department in the School of Health and Human Sciences who plans to conduct a research project focusing on some aspect of arts health.
  • Anticipated Award for 2014-15: $3000