Major of the Year Award

The SHAPE America Major of the Year award celebrates outstanding undergraduate students in the fields of health, physical education, recreation and dance.

Faculty advisors/professors are encouraged to nominate one outstanding student per major per college/university.

Award Criteria

Please review the award criteria below before nominating your student.
Nominees Must:
  • Be a current SHAPE America member (nominees who are not yet members may still be nominated as long as a membership form is submitted within one month of nomination).
  • Be on track toward a degree in an HPERD field.
  • Be a junior or senior.
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, on a 4.0 scale.
  • Provide a service to school or community (3-5 contributions) for a minimum of two years during undergraduate career.

Congratulations to our Majors of the Year recognized in Cleveland

Major of the Year Cover

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