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Graduate Scholarships

WSU and private donors offer scholarships to help MSAT students pay for tuition, books and other expenses.

If you have questions regarding a scholarship program on this page, contact us.

Master of Science in Athletic Training Distinguished Student Scholar Award

This scholarship is $1,000 per year for each year in the MSAT program and is awarded to incoming students who demonstrate academic excellence. This scholarship is awarded to new, incoming MSAT students and is available to Utah residents, non-residents and international students.

There is no formal application for this scholarship. Applicants are evaluated based on the academic information submitted with their MSAT application through ATCAS.

Tuition Scholarships for Non-Residents

Students who are not Utah residents are eligible to be considered for a partial-tuition scholarship that will cover the out-of-state portion of tuition. Students must have a 3.2 GPA to be eligible, but students with above-average GRE scores, a 3.2 GPA in the last 60 credit hours and/or outstanding service will also be considered. For the 2017-18 academic year, these scholarships were approximately $5,200 per semester.

All non-residents (including international students) who are accepted to the MSAT program will be considered for this scholarship. The award notification will be included in the student's program acceptance letter.

Tuition Scholarships for Utah Residents

Open to returning students who are Utah residents only

Apply by completing the online WSU Scholarship application through eWeber. You do NOT need to complete any of the essays to be considered for this scholarship. These are awarded based on the students' overall graduate GPA following completion of the first year of the MSAT program. The amount of this scholarship varies each year, but is approximately $1,000.

GATSO President Scholarship

Open to returning students only

Apply by completing the online WSU Scholarship application through eWeber. You must complete all essays within the application. This scholarship is awarded to the graduate student chosen by the faculty to serve as the President of the Graduate Athletic Training Student Organization. The amount of this scholarship varies each year, but is approximately $1,000-2,000.

National Athletic Trainers' Association Scholarships

You must be a member of the NATA by November in the PREVIOUS year. These scholarships are typically $2,200 to help cover the cost of tuition in the second year of the MSAT program.

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Big Sky Athletic Training Scholarship

Due in May each year, this scholarship is open to athletic training students who are attending a program at a university within the Big Sky Conference.

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Bobby Gunn Student Leadership Award

For undergraduate and/or entry-level master’s students to attend the NATA National convention for the first time. You must be an NATA member. Due April 30 of each year.

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Professional Football Athletic Trainers' Society

For undergraduate or graduate ethnic minority athletic training students with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Each selected student will also have the opportunity to work an NFL Summer Training Camp. Due April 1 of each year.

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