Scholarship Committee & Information

CHAIR

Joseph A. Beckett, EdD, ATC
Marshall University
1 John Marshall Drive
Gullickson Hall 108
Huntington, WV 25755

304-696-2929 (Office)
304-696-2928 (Fax)
beckett76@marshall.edu




Eric Bengston   
North Carolina Representative

TBD
District of Columbia Representative

Lori Bristow        
Maryland Representative

Drue Stapleton   
West Virginia Representative

Sara Pittelkau      
Virginia Representative

Adam Weyer       
South Carolina Representative

The MAATA supports the educational endeavors of future athletic trainers by offering scholarships to students showing potential in the profession.

Descriptions of all MAATA scholarships are listed below.

A.C. “Whitey” Gwynne Master’s Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled in the first year or prior to his/her final year of completion of his/her master’s degree. The applicant must have at least 1 year remaining in his/her master’s program. A first place grant of $1,500.00 and a second place grant of $1,000.00 are awarded annually. Application deadline is March 1st.

Larry Sutton Postgraduate Scholarship
Applicant must be a graduating senior in a CAATE-accredited Athletic Training program, have distinguished himself/herself academically and performed with distinction as a member of the Athletic Training Program. A first place grant of 1,500.00 and a second place grant of $1,000.00 are awarded annually. Application deadline is March 1st.

Bobby Gunn Student Leadership Award
Applicant must be enrolled in a CAATE-accredited entry level undergraduate or master’s degree Athletic Training Program who has never attended the NATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia. This award assists a student with $1000 in funding to attend the NATA Annual Meeting and Symposium. Application deadline is March 1st.

Edward Block Undergraduate Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled in a CAATE-accredited Athletic Training Program, have distinguished himself/herself academically, and have performed with distinction as a member of the Athletic Training Program.  A first place grant of $1,500.00 and a second place grant of $1,000.00 are awarded annually. Application deadline is March 1st.



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