Recreational Therapy General Scholarship Application

This is the general application for all of the scholarships offered by Recreational Therapy. Applicants will be matched to a scholarship based on the criteria for each of the following:

  • Sandra K Negley Endowed Scholarship in Recreational Therapy
    This scholarship awards an outstanding, dedicated, and passionate student seeking a BS/BA or MS degree in Recreational Therapy, in the Department of Occupational and Recreational Therapies. This scholarship is awarded in honor of Sandra K. Negley who made a difference in so many people’s lives through her practice, teaching, and professional commitment to the profession of Recreational Therapy.
  • The Therapeutic Recreation Connections Corp Endowed Scholarship
    This scholarship will be awarded to an academically outstanding student in Recreational Therapy who demonstrates financial need and a passion for a career in recreational therapy. This scholarship is awarded by TR Connections in the desire to promote advanced education and increase the RT practice in long-term care.

*The M. Sydney Post, EdD, MTRS, CTRS Endowed Scholarship in Recreational Therapy
This scholarship will be awarded to a first-year undergraduate or graduate student studying in Recreational Therapy. Preference is given to the undergraduate student who is licensed as a Therapeutic Recreation Technician (TRT) and has work experience in Recreational Therapy

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please indicate if you are registered for or have taken a minimum of six (6) credit hours in RECTH courses.
  2. Please discuss the following: your work with individuals with disabilities, advocacy, community engagement activities, and any involvement in professional activities.
  3. Discuss the population that you plan to concentrate on for your clinical focus in your internship, research, and/or future practice.