Research Grant Program

Over $600,000 in funding has been awarded through the SHAPE America Research Grant Program since its inception in 1997. The program is administered through the Research Council and is designed to fund member projects of value to the SHAPE America professions.

All grant applicants should pay special attention to 50 Million Strong, SHAPE America's ongoing commitment to put all children on the path to health and physical literacy through effective health and physical education programs. Please get more information here.

2019-2020 Grant Program

We will have more information about the Research Grant program in the fall. Please check back at that time.

Applications will be due October 15, 2018.

How to Submit: Email the completed application to [email protected]


2018 – 2019 Graduate Student Grant Recipient

Xiaoxia Zhang, University of Texas at Arlington
24-hour Movement Behavior and Mental Health among Depressed Female Students

Past Grantees

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