Major of the Year Award

tennisSHAPE America is proud to honor exemplary students majoring in an HPERD field through the Outstanding Major of the Year Program. Faculty advisors/professors are encouraged to nominate one outstanding student per major per College/University.


Please review the award criteria below before nominating your student.

Nominees must:
  • Be a current SHAPE America member (nominees who are not yet members may still be nominated as long as a membership form is submitted within one month of nomination)
  • Be on track towards a degree in an HPERD field
  • Be a Junior or Senior standing
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, on a 4.0 scale
  • Provide a service to school or community (3-5 contributions) for a minimum of two years during undergraduate career
Form Submission

Please check back soon for the Major of the Year form.

This form must be completed by an adviser/nominator and submitted by January 15, 2016. Faculty advisers may only nominate one student per major per college/university. Students cannot nominate themselves. Please contact with any questions.