For incoming and current students

Heard the saying “you get what you put into it?” That’s true for life as a student. Show some initiative, you might find some funding resources that are renewable! Wanting to delve further into an area of passion? Talk to your kinesiology professors about research opportunities. Time to add experience and build your network? Look to internships and student organizations to get connected. Need help? Professional advisors, faculty and staff are ready for your questions. 

Scholarships & Assistantships

Finding Funding

The College of Education offers a robust set of scholarships. In most cases, all you need to do is fill out the universal scholarship application to be eligible. This includes: 

  • Four scholarships for current physical education majors
  • Additional College of Education-specific scholarships 

Funding varies, but many scholarships award up to $1,000 to $2,000. 

Skinfold testing in exercise physiology lab

Learning While Doing

Graduate assistantships are an opportunity to gain experience in your field while working toward your degree. Depending on the availability of funds, kinesiology-related graduate assistantships may be offered for:

  • Dimensions of Well-Being
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Strength & Conditioning 

If you’re an on campus student, you can also apply for graduate tuition scholarships through the Graduate College.

Graduate program training