Skip to content
Scholarship Recipients - Compressed

Partners in Sports Scholarship

Scholarships and Awards Application

Undergraduate and graduate Recreation and Sport Management students who are current members of Partners in Sports are eligible to apply for the Partners in Sports Scholarships. A Faculty Rating committee consisting of Recreation and Sport Management professors and the student board will review the materials submitted by each applicant. The deadline to apply for the 2016-2017 academic year is March 21, 2017.

Undergraduate students are eligible if they:

  • Are a current student in good academic standing with the University;
  • Have successfully completed 30 hours of undergraduate coursework;
  • Have been admitted into the Recreation and Sport Management program;
  • Are a current and active member of Partners in Sports.

Graduate students are eligible if they:

  • Are a current student in good academic standing with the University;
  • Have been admitted into the graduate program;
  • Are in good standing with the Graduate School and the Recreation and Sport Management program;
  • Are a current and active member of Partners in Sports.

Required Materials for Application

Academic Performance:

  • Submit complete college transcripts, including all universities attended
  • University of Tennessee academic history

The selection committee will review each student’s complete college transcript with a particular emphasis on academic performance within the major. Students must submit their University of Tennessee academic history with their application.

Related Experience:

  • Cover letter- Should explain the student’s reasons for the scholarship/award application
  • Resume- Include related experiences to any job, internship, practicum or volunteer work completed in the area of recreation and sport management. Applicants must also include all participation with Partners in Sports activities.

Each student applying for a Partners in Sports Scholarship and Award is required to submit a cover letter and resume. The cover letter will explain the student’s reasons for the scholarship/award application. Related experience refers to any job, internship, practicum or volunteer work completed in the area of recreation and sport management. Applicants must also include all participation with Partners in Sports activities.

Professional Potential:

  • Two letters of reference from work supervisors or college faculty

Each student applying for a Partners in Sports Scholarship/Award is required to have two letters of reference submitted by work supervisors, college faculty, etc. All letters should be delivered directly to Jim Bemiller in a sealed envelope or by email at jimb@utk.edu.

Summary of All Materials Needed for Consideration:

Please submit the following application materials as one PDF file sent to jimb@utk.edu.

  • Submit complete college transcripts, including all universities attended
  • University of Tennessee academic history
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Letters of reference should be delivered in a sealed envelope to Jim Bemiller or by email to jimb@utk.edu.

  • Two letters of reference

Previous recipients of the Partners in Sports Scholarship

  • Alicia Ball 1999-00
  • Rockey Kundert 1999-00
  • Chris Barnhill 2000-01
  • Kim Kantor 2000-01
  • Paula Seward 2000-01
  • Molly Emmerich 2001-02
  • Fernanda Ito 2001-02
  • Marie Muhvic 2002-03
  • Josh Raymond 2002-03
  • Austin Shaver 2002-03
  • Shelly Shick 2002-03
  • Wendy Dimpfl 2003-04
  • Holly McDaniel 2003-04
  • Tom Satkowiak 2003-04
  • Austin Shaver 2003-04
  • Megan Hill 2004-05
  • Chip Kain 2004-05
  • Steven Short 2004-05
  • Jeff Day 2005-06
  • Casey Self 2005-06
  • Michael Steiner 2005-06
  • Nicholas Stover 2005-06
  • Jeff Day 2006-07
  • Carrie Fair 2006-07
  • Zachary Franz 2006-07
  • Stephanie Garant-Jones 2006-07
  • Elizabeth Simmons 2006-07
  • Chanel Lattimer 2007-08
  • Jamie Stokes 2007-08
  • Jackie Wise 2007-08
  • Ben DeHaan 2007-08
  • Katie Rahme 2007-08
  • Christen Aldridge 2008-09
  • Nick Jahn 2008-09
  • Max Mello 2008-09
  • Amy Silverthorn 2008-09
  • Courtney Skidmore 2008-09
  • Julia Stump 2008-09
  • Angie Taylor 2008-09
  • Mark Britnell 2009-10
  • Ashley Jahn 2009-10
  • Da woun Jung 2009-10
  • Meghan Richardson 2009-10
  • Julia Stump 2009-10
  • Khristen Dial 2010-11
  • Chris Franchetti 2010-11
  • Whitney Schoenfeld 2010-11
  • Jonathan Terrell 2010-11
  • Alexandra Bottone 2011-12
  • Travis Galaska 2011-12
  • Kyle Hargrove 2011-12
  • Jon Janis 2011-12
  • Laurie Mitchell 2011-12
  • Kate Powell 2011-12
  • Katie Wood 2011-12
  • Kayla Cargile 2012-13
  • Courtney Carter 2012-13
  • Sarah Frazier 2012-13
  • Charity Honeycutt 2012-13
  • Katrina Phelps 2012-13
  • Shannon Price 2012-13
  • Sarah Stokowski 2012-13
  • Matt Allison 2013-14
  • Kayla Anthony 2013-14
  • Blake Denton 2013-14
  • Amy Kuuskoski 2013-14
  • Lindsey Marlin 2013-14
  • Sean McCall 2013-14
  • Sara Mitchell 2013-14
  • Andrew Parrish 2013-14
  • Megan Garrett 2014-15
  • Josh Peterson 2014-15
  • Ashlie Caldwell 2014-15
  • Scott Kimsey 2014-15
  • Raven Chavanne 2014-15
  • Zach Behnke 2014-15
  • Jessica Leifheit 2014-15
  • Derek Phillips 2015-16
  • Sam Davy 2015-16
  • Raven Chavanne 2015-16
  • Ethan Engel 2015-16
  • Jessica Leifheit 2015-16
  • Bridget Landis 2015-16
  • Michelle Woods 2015-16
  • Lucas Forstrom 2015-16
  • Ernest Harlan 2015-16
  • Rachel Gunia 2016-17
  • Russell Pointer 2016-17
  • Kelsi Schaer 2016-17

The flagship campus of the University of Tennessee System and partner in the Tennessee Transfer Pathway.