Awards and Scholarships -

This page has links to the descriptions and applications for individual and program professional awards and for student scholarships. These documents are in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). A FREE Adobe Reader is available from Adobe for both PC and Mac computers.

Professional Awards

Adapted Physical Education Exemplary Award:

This award is to acknowledge exemplary people, programs, or services who have contributed to the field of physical activity for individuals with exceptional needs. The award is based on the theme of the current year's National Conference on Physical Activity for the Exceptional Individual. Exemplary is defined as serving as a model or worth imitating.

Exemplary Award Application,pdf

Past Exemplary Award Recipients.pdf

Adapted Physical Education Professional Recognition Award:

This award will be given to an individual who has made significant contributions in, or to, the field of Adapted Physical Education. The award will be given yearly at the National Conference on Physical Activity for the Exceptional Individual.

Professional Recognition Award Application.pdf

Past Professional Recognition Recipiants.pdf

Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year (TOY) Award:

This award recognizes outstanding physical educators teaching adapted physical education to individuals with disabilities in programs for age's birth to adult.

TOY Application.pdf

Past TOY Recipients.pdf

Student Scholarships

Cultural Diversity Student Scholarship:

The intent of this scholarship is to provide financial support to identified ethnic and culturally diverse student teachers in the field of Adapted Physical Education. A $500.00 scholarship stipend will be awarded during the start of the final student teaching semester/quarter.

Cultural Diversity Scholarship Application.pdf

Julius Spizzirri Student Scholarship:

The intent of this scholarship is to provide financial support to identified exemplary student teachers in the field of Adapted Physical Education. A $500.00 scholarship stipend will be awarded during the start of the final student teaching semester/ quarter.

Julius Spizzirri Student Scholarship Application.pdf

Past Student Scholarship Award Receipients.jpg