The Athletic Training Program at WSU is a time-intensive, rigorous academic program requiring commitment and dedication. The Department of Athletics at WSU offers four endowed scholarships to students in the Athletic Training Program. These scholarships are the Damien Ficek Memorial Scholarship, the Clifford M. Phibbs Excellence Endowment for Sports Medicine, the Anita Preston Endowed Scholarship in Athletic Medicine, and the Dr. Ed and Laura Tingstad Athletic Medicine Endowment.
If you would like to give to a scholarship fund please contact the Cougar Athletic Fund at 1-877-IMA-COUG or click here.
Damien Ficek Memorial Scholarship
Distributions from this fund shall be used to fund one or more scholarships to a student(s) involved in the Athletic Training Program with sincere financial need and who displays leadership skills in the classroom and out. It is the hope of Mrs. Ficek that the ideal recipient of this award will closely match Damien Ficek's defining characteristics. Damien overcame many odds to achieve his goals in life through his inherent moral courage and fortitude. He was ambitious toward improving not only his own life, the lives of others.
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Clifford M. Phibbs Excellence Endowment for Sports Medicine
This fund was established to provide undergraduate scholarship support and/or other forms of approved financial aid to one or more Athletic Training Students participating in WSU's Athletic Training Program.
Anita Preston Endowed Scholarship in Athletic Medicine
Distributions from this fund shall be used to award one or more scholarships to women majoring in Athletic Training. Recipients must have demonstrated financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Support is renewable at the discretion of the Director of Athletic Training.
Dr. Ed and Laura Tingstad Athletic Medicine Endowment
Distributions from this fund shall be used to fund a scholarship to a student enrolled in the WSU Athletic Training Program. The student must have demonstrated financial need and the scholarship is renewable, but student must maintain good academic standing.