Grants & Scholarships
The Public Safety Athletic Trainers’ Society is proud to now offer individuals financial support through the new grants and scholarships program. In an effort to further enhance our mission and promote the highest level of healthcare for first responders, we have created four opportunities to support athletic trainers in public safety. We are committed to providing education, research, speaking, and support for future athletic trainers to help advance the profession. Applications are open to athletic trainers who are both PSATS members and nonmembers.
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The speaker scholarship program provides financial support for individuals speaking on behalf of PSATS at an approved conference. Presentation types may vary (panel, poster, 5-min rapid fire, 1 hour lecture, online only, etc.). Conference types may vary, but applicants must provide an abstract. All applications will be blindly reviewed once the application has closed.
Open date: January 1
Deadline: March 31
The research scholarship aims to support individuals with financial assistance in support of their research. Applicants can seek support whether it is for conducting or presenting their research. All research types are encouraged to apply (Critically Appraised Topic, Case Study, Randomized Control Trial, Survey, Correlative, etc). All applications will be blindly reviewed once the application deadline has closed.
Open date: April 1
Deadline: June 30
The education scholarship program is to support individuals with financial assistance to attend training relevant to public safety and/or athletic training education. Applicants will be asked to provide details on the educational opportunity and how the experience can enhance their professional skill set. All applications will be blindly reviewed once the application has closed.
Open date: July 1
Deadline: September 31
This scholarship is to support current athletic training students who are seeking a career in public safety athletic training. Chosen students will be awarded up to $340 to cover the cost of their Board of Certification (BOC) exam fee. Applicants will be asked for a letter of recommendation from a personal or professional reference as well as for contact details from their institution's Program Director. Students do not need to be PSATS members to apply. All applications will be blindly reviewed once the application has closed.
Open date: October 1
Deadline: December 31