Adapted PE/Activity Graduate Student of the Year Award

Adapted PE/Activity Graduate Student of the Year honors exemplary graduate level students in the field of adapted PE/PA who has demonstrated significant service and contributions to individuals with disabilities.

The recipient shall:
  • Must be a member of SHAPE America and the APE/PA Special Interest Group.
  • Must be currently enrolled at the Masters or Doctoral level and seeking a degree with an emphasis on adapted physical activity and/or disability sport.
Award Criteria
  • Must demonstrate dedication to families and individuals with disabilities.
  • Must demonstrate leadership skills through physical education/activity, research, service, or other means.

To Submit a Nomination:

Read the general requirements. Include the following in the award submission:

  • Curriculum vita (CV) not to exceed 10 pages. Reviewers will not read more than 10 pages.
  • Two (2) letters of support from nominators. Letters should specifically address the criteria for the award and how the person qualifies.
  • Biographical sketch (250-300 words)

Deadline is October 15. Submit via mail or email to:

SHAPE America Awards
1900 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191
[email protected]

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