Scholarships

Athletic Training specific scholarships occur annually and are updated as we receive new information. However, if you are interested in any of the existing or past opportunities, please inquire with the contact listed.

The Patrick McCaughey Fund for Athletic Training Student's (Due Date: March 15):
The purpose of the Patrick McCaughey Fund is to provide monetary assistance to Athletic Training student(s) in good standing who are matriculating in either their junior or senior year. Specifically, the McCaughey Fund is designed to assist AT students who want to attend the NATIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINERS ASSOCIATION (NATA) ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM. Students must:

  • intend to practice as a Certified Athletic Trainer
  • demonstrate overall satisfactory GPA and GPA in Athletic Training coursework
  • demonstrate improvement in didactic coursework as well as improvement in clinical performance
  • be NATA member in good standing

To apply, compose an essay to address why attending the NATA symposium is important to you as a current and future AT professional. Forward essay and an official transcript with name, address, e-mail, telephone number, Student ID and Year in Program to:

Leo Katsetos
Head Athletic Trainer, Assistant Athletic Director
Sacred Heart University, Phone: (203) 396-8353

>> Make an online donation to the Patrick McCaughey Fund


EATA Scholarships
Applications are being accepted and two students from each NATA district will be selected and provided a scholarship to attend. The meeting will focus on leadership qualities; past, present and future of the athletic training professional; graduate school preparation; job opportunities; and organizational skills, including volunteerism, time management, organizational leadership and much more. This program is facilitated by current and past leaders in the athletic training profession. Additional information on this program can be found at http://www.goeata.org