COMMUNITY AND THERAPEUTIC RECREATION

School of Health and Human Sciences

Scholarships for next year (2021-22):  The Spartan Scholarship system opens on January 15th, 2021.  Watch for emails from Financial Aid and the Dept of CTR in Dec 2020, and apply as soon as you can!

To apply for scholarships and awards offered through the School of Health and Human Sciences, students submit  information and supporting application documents in the Spartan Scholarship System (S3).  When applying for these scholarships, students will at first be matched up by S3 to all scholarships for which they qualify based on GPA, class standing, need, etc.  Then, in order to choose an awardee for each scholarship, a faculty committee will review personal statements and resumes, and select a student based on qualifications and accomplishments that best fit scholarship descriptions (see below for descriptions).

Info on deadlines and applying for scholarships can be found at:  fia.uncg.edu/uncg-grants-and-scholarships/


GRADUATE-LEVEL CTR SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

The Silvio and Gale Bedini Professional Development Award

Download the Silvio and Gale Bedini Award Application

The Silvio and Gale Bedini Professional Development Award is available to current graduate students in the Department of Community and Therapeutic Recreation on a competitive basis.  The purpose of this award is to recognize and support a graduate student who demonstrates a passion for learning and a lifelong commitment to making knowledge accessible to others. Examples of fundable activities could include research expenses, presenting at or attending local, state or national conferences, or supporting other graduate program related endeavors.  

To apply for this award, submit a completed application packet to ctr@uncg.edu at any time during the academic year in which the money will be used. 

Accelerated Masters Program students become eligible for these funds upon official admission into the graduate program.  


The Graduate Program Development Award

Download the Graduate Program Development Award Application

The CTR Graduate Program Development Award is available to current graduate students in the Department of Community and Therapeutic Recreation on a competitive basis. Application for these funds can be at any amount (up to $400 maximum) to be used toward activities that support your graduate education and professional development during any time throughout the academic year.   Examples of fundable activities could include research expenses, presenting at or attending local, state or national conferences, or supporting other graduate program related endeavors.

To apply for this award, submit a completed application packet to Amy Chandler at ctr@uncg.edu.  Students can apply for this award any time during the academic year in which the money will be used.

Accelerated Masters Program students become eligible for these funds upon official admission into the graduate program.

UNDERGRADUATE-LEVEL CTR SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

The Dorothy Davis Scholarship

  • Junior majoring in Community and Therapeutic Recreation.
  • Full-time student for at least two semesters in the major (minimum 12 hours/semester).
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA.
  • Strong professional and personal leadership qualities.
  • Apply through the S3 system

Christopher C.  Harvey Memorial Scholarship

  • Full-time undergraduate student in Department of CTR, with an above average GPA;
  • Interest in studying a facet of Parks & Recreation
  • Preference to student with strong leadership skills who enjoys working with children or adults
  • Apply through the S3 system

The Susan Stout Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Rising senior in CTR minimum 75 credits.
  • Full time student for past two semesters.
  • Minimum of 3.5 GPA.
  • Strong leadership and service.
  • Apply through the S3 system

Marissa E. Gusto Memorial Scholarship in Community and Therapeutic Recreation

  • Rising senior in CTR
  • Above average GPA
  • High integrity, compassion and dedication to therapeutic recreation profession/service to those with special needs.
  • Apply through the S3 system

The Priscilla Mullen Gowen Scholarship Fund

  • Undergraduate student in the Department of CTR (rotates among departments)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Leadership skills or potential
  • Active with extracurricular activities on campus
  • Apply through the S3 system

GRADUATE OR UNDERGRADUATE CTR STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Grace Blackmore Deely, ’54 Scholarship in Community and Therapeutic Recreation
This award was established in 2015 with a gift from Ellen Herron in honor of Grace B. Deely, a physical therapist for Ellen’s granddaughter, Sydney Herron. Sydney is an alumni of the Community and Therapeutic Recreation at UNCG.

  • Graduate or undergraduate student, with excellent academic performance are eligible
  • Apply through the S3 system