All Athletic Training Students (ATS) are encouraged to apply for the following scholarships. Click on the title of each scholarship for more details and eligibility requirements.

Henry and Marsha Laufer Student Scholarships

Henry and Marsha Laufer are two former Stony Brook distinguished faculty from the Department of Mathematics and the (former) School of Allied Health Professions who provide generous philanthropy, leadership, and commitment to many people and campus organizations for over 40 years. The Henry and Marsha Laufer Scholarship is awarded to full-time matriculated students in degree-granting programs in the School of Health Professions. The Athletic Training Program (ATP) is pleased to offer the Laufer Scholarship to assist in recruitment and retention of qualified students who are committed to the Stony Brook University ATP. Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of academic credentials and performance, and are expected to demonstrate leadership potential as clinicians, educators, and/or researchers. The scholarship application will be available to students when they are enrolled in the ATP.


New York State Athletic Trainers' Association Student Scholarships

The New York State Athletic Trainers' Association (NYSATA) is committed to providing financial assistance to eligible athletic training students through the awarding of several scholarships. Students have the opportunity to apply to these scholarships while pursuing a college degree in athletic training at a Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited college within the state of New York.


Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association Student Scholarships

The Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA), Inc. has inaugurated a scholarship program honoring outstanding students from the EATA membership who have excelled academically and clinically as professional (entry-level) athletic training students. Several grants are awarded annually to students in entry-level accredited programs who have participated with distinction in a college or university athletic training program. These awards are meant to encourage the recipients to continue their education toward a professional athletic training degree and pursue a career in athletic training.


NATA Research & Education Foundation Scholarships

The NATA Foundation Scholarship Program is one of the organization’s most highly regarded programs. Through this program, managed by the NATA Foundation’s Scholarship Committee, the NATA Foundation awards several student scholarships. The number of scholarships varies annually (from 50 to 75), with the amount of the award currently $2,300 per scholarship. Scholarship funding is secured through a variety of sources, including the organization’s endowment program, as well as through annual corporate and individual support.


Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society Scholarships

The Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS) is committed to helping students advance their education through offering athletic training students school scholarships and free registration to 4 of the best baseball sports medicine courses available. 


PFATS / NFL Foundation Scholarship Program

Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS) and the National Football League (NFL) Foundation have worked together to sponsor annual scholarships for ethnic minority and female athletic training students. In addition to receiving a financial grant, each student selected will have the opportunity to work at an NFL summer training camp.


F.A. Davis Student Scholarship

F.A. Davis is dedicated to developing teaching and learning solutions that meet the needs of nursing and health science students, educators, and practitioners. To stay committed to our goal of shaping the future of nursing and health science education, F.A. Davis is proud to offer annual scholarships to support those aspiring to work in healthcare.


NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Program

The NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship was created in 1964 to promote and encourage graduate education by rewarding the Association's most accomplished student-athletes through their participation in NCAA championship and/or emerging sports. Athletics and academic achievements, campus involvement, community service, volunteer activities and demonstrated leadership are evaluated.  An equitable approach is employed in reviewing an applicant's nomination form to provide all student-athlete nominees an opportunity to receive the graduate award, regardless of sport, division, gender or race.  In maintaining the highest broad-based standards in the selection process, the program aims to reward those individuals whose dedication and effort are reflective of those characteristics necessary to succeed and thrive through graduate study.

NCAA Ethnic Minority and Women’s Enhancement Graduate Scholarship

The Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Graduate Scholarship were developed by the NCAA Committee on Women's Athletics and the NCAA Minority Opportunities and Interests Committee. The goal of the enhancement programs is to increase the pool of and opportunities for qualified minority and female candidates in intercollegiate athletics through graduate scholarships. The NCAA awards 13 ethnic minorities and 13 female college graduates who will be entering their initial year of graduate studies. The applicant must be seeking admission or have been accepted into a sports administration or program that will help the applicant obtain a career in intercollegiate athletics, such as athletics administrator, coach, athletic trainer or a career that provides a direct service to intercollegiate athletics. All former student-athletes who earned an undergraduate degree from an NCAA member school are eligible to be nominated by that school for an NCAA graduate degree scholarship, regardless of when they received their undergraduate degree. 

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