Research Awards

Applications for 2018-19 Awards are due by September 28, 2018.
  • 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 awards below for eligibility - follow link.
  • Complete an application (docx).
  • Include all of the information requested.
  • Only electronic applications will be considered. Email completed applications to Ms. Heather Stewart at
  • Questions? Email Kathleen Williams at
  • The Sadye Dunn Doxie Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Research Award

    • Anticipated Award for 2018-19: $3000
    • This award supports undergraduate interdisciplinary research conducted by highly motivated students in any department of the School of Health and Human Sciences. 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.

    The Marjory W. Johnson Pre-Physical Therapy Research Program Fund

    • Anticipated Award for 2018-19: $1750
    • 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.

    The Ron G. Morrow Graduate Fellowship

    • Anticipated Award for 2018-19: $2500
    • Dr. Ron G. Morrow established this Fellowship in 2003 to support graduate research in diversity, specifically issues related to sexual orientation. 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 for graduate students in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Community and Therapeutic Recreation, Kinesiology and Public Health Education.

    The Loretta M. Williams Undergraduate CWHW Research Fund

    • Anticipated Award for 2018-19: $3000
    • 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.

    The Theodore & Loretta Williams Research Fund for Arts Health

    • Anticipated Award for 2018-19: $2250
    • 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.