||One award of $800.
| Eligibility Criteria
||This is the highest department award given to an athletic training education student, and is awarded to an outstanding junior or senior who shows great promise. The scholarship recipient must be able to demonstrate excellence in academic performance, leadership, and service to the profession, and have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or higher with a minimum of one semester remaining, or be continuing in graduate school at UW-Eau Claire.
| Application Procedure
||Obtain an application form from the department of kinesiology. The application form and appropriate supporting information should be returned there as well.
| Application Deadline
||Last Friday in March.
| Selection Procedure
||The Kinesiology Scholarship Committee will review the applications and in consultation with the Oliphant family select the recipient.
| Selection Deadline
||Prior to the end of the spring semester.
||The chair of the Committee or the chair of the department will notify the recipient. The department chair will submit a scholarship award form to the Financial Aid office.
| Special Notes
||This scholarship is given in memory of Jeff Oliphant who died suddenly on August 12, 2005. Jeff was a beloved member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty and pioneered the accredited athletic training education major. This scholarship honors his life's work and dedication to athletic training excellence, and is given to a promising athletic training education student who will uphold the standards of professionalism and excellence by which Jeff lived.
| Thank You
||It is suggested that each recipient send a thank you letter to Ruth Oliphant in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.