Scholarship Opportunities

 

Fall Academic Achievement Award

Criteria:
This award is given to the athletic training student with the highest overall LSU grade point average at the end of the Spring semester. This award can be divided among those athletic training students who share an identical grade point average.

Application:
No application necessary. Recipient is chosen by Athletic Training Staff.

Award:
$500 cash award to be paid for the Fall semester in September.

Notification:
Recipient notification will be made early in the summer.

 

Spring Academic Achievement Award

Criteria:
This award is given to the athletic training student with the highest overall LSU grade point average at the end of the Fall semester. This award can be divided among those athletic training students who share an identical grade point average.

Application:
No application necessary. Recipient is chosen by Athletic Training Staff.

Award: 
$500 cash award to be paid for the Spring semester in February.

Notification:
Recipient notification will be made early in the Spring.


Doc Broussard Athletic Training Student of the Year

 Dr. Martin J. Broussard

Dr. Martin J. Broussard

Criteria:
This athletic training student has consistently showed exemplary performance and dedication in the classroom and in the Athletic Training Facility. They have the qualities that will help to propel them as future leaders in the field of Athletic Training. They should serve as a role model for both the Athletic Training Students in the program as well as the Pre-Professional Athletic Training Students. The applicant must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and be in the athletic training program for two years.

Application:
No application necessary. Recipient is chosen by Athletic Training Staff.

Award:
One year full scholarship to include: tuition, fees, room, board and books.  If the applicant is a TOPS recipient, all scholastic expenses beyond what is covered by TOPS will be paid by the Athletic Training Department.

Notification:
Recipient notification will be made early in the summer


Come Back Kid Award

Criteria:
This scholarship is given to the athletic training student who played an integral part in the treatment, rehabilitation and recovery of a student athlete's injury. The recipient must have become a vital part in the development and implementation the rehabilitation protocol. The injury sustained should have been potentially career ending or season altering for he student-athlete. The applicant will write a case study of the injury and their role in the rehabilitation process. The certified athletic trainer supervising the sport will write a recommendation letter in recognition of this athletic training student's achievement. The student-athlete involved will write a letter with regards to how the trainer helped them come back from their injury and/or surgery. Scholarship application and use as cover to the case study. The case study should include a detailed explanation of the nature of the injury, surgery protocols used (if applicable), rehabilitation techniques and outcomes. Please refer to standard formats for case study reporting as used by the Journal of Athletic Training. The Preceptor and the student-athlete’s letters should be included in the scholarship application packet.

Deadline:
Case study shall be turned in by the last day of final exams for the Spring

Cash Award:
$1,000 cash award to be paid for the Fall semester (September)

Notification:
Recipient notification will be made in the summer

How to Apply

Please fill out the information below and also email your case study to  lsuathletictraining1@gmail.com.

Name of Applicant *
Name of Applicant


Spring Special Assistance Scholarship Award

Criteria:
This scholarship is given to the athletic training student who has shown unusual financial difficulties and strain associated with their role as an athletic training student. This scholarship is given to any student who has been in the program for one year or more. This athletic training student may have an unusual financial situation with their family, may have had to hold a job to supplement their own finances, fund their own collegiate experience among other reasons to warrant a financial need. Applicant must have the minimum 2.5 GPA at the end of the semester in which they are applying.

Application:
Completed application to be turned last day of final exams for the Fall semester. Additional consideration will be given throughout the semester based on need and availability.

Award:
$500 cash award to be paid for the Spring                                    

Notification:
Recipient will be notified in the early in the Spring semester.     

How to Apply

Please fill out the information below and in 2 pages or less,  state the nature of your request and why you feel you would be a deserving recipient of this award.  E-mail your letter to lsuathletictraining1@gmail.com.

Name *
Name

Fall Special Assistance Scholarship Award

Criteria:
This scholarship is given to the athletic training student who has shown unusual financial difficulties and strain associated with their role as an athletic training student. This scholarship is given to any student who has been in the program for one year or more. This athletic training student may have an unusual financial situation with their family, may have had to hold a job to supplement their own finances, fund their own collegiate experience among other reasons to warrant a financial need. Applicant must have the minimum 2.5 GPA at the end of the semester in which they are applying.

Application:
Completed application to be turned last day of final exams for the Fall semester. Additional consideration will be given throughout the semester based on need and availability.

Award:
$500 cash award to be paid for the Fall                                    

Notification:
Recipient will be notified in the early in the Spring semester.   

How to Apply

Please fill out the information below and in 2 pages or less,  state the nature of your request and why you feel you would be a deserving recipient of this award.  E-mail your letter to lsuathletictraining1@gmail.com.

Name *
Name

Adam Sturlese Memorial Sports Medicine Award

The family of Mr. Adam Sturlese, the founder of Acadian Ambulance in joint effort with Acadian Ambulance, has donated a $2,000 scholarship in his memory. Mr. Sturlese was a graduate of LSU in 1947 with a degree in Geology. As founder and owner of Acadian Ambulance, the family understands the importance that the medical community plays in the success of our football program. This scholarship represents the value that our athletic training students play in the health of our athletes. The recipient of this scholarship is voted most outstanding football athletic training student who possesses a strong work ethic and continues to excel in the field of athletic training regardless of obstacles. They have a positive attitude and a strong determination to work with their peers as a "team" not as an individual. They are appreciative of others and always offer a helping hand. They are role models in the classroom despite the hours that are devoted to the football and athletic training program. This athletic training student is relied upon and trusted by the staff athletic trainers, graduate assistants and fellow peers.

Application:
No application is necessary. The recipient chosen by the Athletic Training Staff.

Award:
$2,000 cash award to be paid towards the middle of the Fall semester.

Notification: 
Recipient will be notified at least one week prior to presentation. Recipient will be presented with plaque during home football game.


Tiger Cub Award

Criteria:           
This scholarship is given to the incoming Pre-Professional Athletic Training Student who acquires the highest binding score on their application process into the Athletic Training Curriculum Program. This student will be a first year athletic training student in our program. They will have met and exceeded all requirements for entrance into the Athletic Training Education Program. They showed poise and maturity throughout the interview process and have left the staff with the confidence that they will continue to represent our program with dignity and class.

Application:
No application necessary. Recipient is chosen by Athletic Training Staff.

Award:
$1,500 cash award to be paid for the Fall semester (September)

Notification:
Recipient will be notified early in the summer along with notification of their acceptance into the Athletic Training Program. 


Football Operation Athletic Training Summer Internship

Criteria:
This scholarship is awarded to (2) athletic training students who have a sincere interest in pursuing athletic training as their future career choice. The athletic training student must have completed the first year in the Athletic Training Education Program and be in good academic standing at the time of scholarship dissemination. To fill this position, the athletic training student must possess critical thinking skills and feel confident in their ability to act independently within the guidance and framework set by the Athletic Training Staff and Graduate Assistants.

If awarded this Internship, the athletic training student must:

  • Be able to work beginning on June 1st and have no other work obligations or internships for that summer
  • Carry 6 hours’ worth of coursework for the summer (summer session does not matter)

Full scholarship to include: summer tuition, fees, room, board, books and associated fees. Average value of monthly scholarship is approximately $1400/month                  

Notification: 
Recipient will be notified early April.

Deadline:
Application and essay are to be turned in by March 31st.

How to Apply

Please fill out the information below write an essay stating your interest and the benefits that obtaining this internship may bring to your future career goals.  E-mail your letter to  lsuathletictraining1@gmail.com.

Name *
Name

Dr. Champ Baker Athletic Training Award

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Champ Baker of the Hughston Clinic has a long standing and mutual respect for the profession of Athletic Training. For years, he has worked closely with atheletic trainers and student athletes in providing the quality of care that gets the athletes back to elite status. He has endowed a chair in Athletic Training at The Hughston Foundation that will provide a scholarship to either an undergraduate or graduate SEC athletic trainer who has gone above and beyond the normal requirements that are expected of their job. Additional information regarding this scholarship can be found below under "application" section.

Award: $2500 cash award
Notification Recipient will be notified mid June each year