STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

These awards are to recognize outstanding students in the studies of health education. These scholarships and awards are presented by the National Board at the annual meeting and awards ceremony. APPLICATIONS ARE DUE NOVEMBER 1 unless otherwise noted.

FOUNDERS’ AWARD

Each year undergraduate student members have the opportunity to present their qualifications to be awarded the Founders’ Award through an application process. Applications are reviewed by the Awards Committee, which selects a deserving recipient. This individual receives a cash award and an appropriate certificate at the Annual Meeting. Applications due November 1. | Apply

LOREN B. BENSLEY JR. GAMMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD

Each year undergraduate and graduate student members have the opportunity to present their qualifications to be awarded the Loren B. Bensley, Jr. Gamman of the Year Award. This award recognizes outstanding leadership and service to furthering the goals of Eta Sigma Gamma. Individuals must be nominated for the award by their collegiate chapter’s Eta Sigma Gamma sponsor, the collegiate chapter’s membership or a faculty member who is a member in good standing of Eta Sigma Gamma. Applications are reviewed by the Awards Committee, which names a national Gamman of the Year. This individual receives a cash award and an appropriate certificate at the Annual Meeting. Applications due November 1. | Apply

JOHN P. MCGOVERN, M.D NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Each year graduate student members have the opportunity to present their qualifications to be awarded the McGovern Scholarship. Applications are reviewed by the Awards Committee, which names a deserving recipient. This individual receives a cash award and an appropriate certificate at the Annual Meeting. Applications due November 1.  | Apply

ELENA M. SLIEPCEVICH SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

In cooperation with the Elena M. Sliepcevich Centre for Health Education Studies, located at Southern Illinois University, Eta Sigma Gamma is pleased to offer its student members majoring in school health education the opportunity to apply for a Sliepcevich Professional Development Award. Undergraduate and graduate student members may apply. Applications due November 1. | Apply

STUDENT POSTER SESSION

The ESG Poster Session occurs during the ESG National Meeting. It is an opportunity for ESG members and chapters to provide information about teaching, research, and service activities related to ESG’s mission and goals completed by individual members or chapters. Applications are usually due in June. | Apply

ESG NCHEC OUTSTANDING UNDERGRADUATE MAJOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award will be presented by Eta Sigma Gamma and NCHEC to one undergraduate student from each institution offering a degree in Health Education. The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding students majoring in health education from colleges or universities that have professional preparation programs. Recognition will be in the form of a certificate which will be presented to the student at a special student social during the SOPHE national conference. In the event the student is unable to attend the conference the certificate will be mailed to the student.

This award may be presented to any deserving undergraduate student, they need not be a member of Eta Sigma Gamma. Applications are due each year by February 1.

ESG NCHEC Outstanding Undergraduate Major of the Year Application