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NANCY J. ACKER (HPE) SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is awarded to a health and physical education major with 30 or more earned credits and a cumulative QPA of 3.0 or greater. The recipient must demonstrate the following traits: extra- curricular activity involvement, service to Edinboro University and community, responsible citizenship, effective leadership, and reception of honors and awards, both academic and athletic. Proof of the preceding criteria will be required to accompany the application. This scholarship is renewable for a maximum of three years if standards are maintained, including maintaining a minimum of 3.0 cumulative QPA.

EDINBORO UNIVERSITY HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION TRIATHLON SCHOLARSHIP

The Edinboro University Health and Physical Education Department, enlisting the assistance of other University departments as well as community-based non-profit organizations, organizes and directs the Edinboro triathlon as a University and community service event. The currently enrolled HPE student will be eligible to apply for the scholarship through participation in the Edinboro Triathlon as an entrant or as a volunteer for the current year. The successful candidate must have earned 30 credits and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

DRS. KEN AND LINDA FELKER SCHOLARSHIP

Dr. Kenneth Felker received his B.S. in health and physical education in 1978 and M.Ed. in 1984 from East Stroudsburg State College, and earned his Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico in 1991.  He began his teaching career in 1984 at The Lawrenceville School, a private preparatory boarding high school in Princeton, New Jersey until 1991 when he began teaching in the health and physical education department as a professor at Edinboro University.  Ken has been the department chairperson since 2002. The student must be a full time Health and Physical Education major - teacher certification track. 

DR. JIM W. ROBERTS JR. SCHOLARSHIP

Dr. Jim Roberts Jr. received his bachelor of science in education with a concentration in Health and Physical Education in 1993 from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.  Darla Roberts received her bachelor of science in Social Work in 1993 from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.  The student must be either a Health and Physical Education major (any track), or a member of the Exercise Science Club, with preference given to a student with interests in Exercise Science.