- Major in health or physical education
- College junior or senior (completed a minimum of 60 credits)
- Current member of SHAPE America, may join at the time of application
- Minimum cumulative gpa of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, all institutions student attended must be included
- First time recipient of this award
Applications will be evaluated on scholastic proficiency, evidence of leadership, school, community, professional activity/service, and character attributes.