Scholarships for undergraduate students

Edith Mueller Memorial Fund [4266]

About this fund

The Edith Mueller Memorial Award seeks to reward participation and enthusiasm of undergraduate students pursuing a program in Sport Management, and to encourage students to further their involvement and deepen their commitment to this discipline. The award may be used to cover the costs of tuition, attendance at appropriate conferences, applicable research, and outreach activities. The award also provides funding for special lectures related to programs in sport management.

Anticipated award: $2,500 (two $1,250 awards)

Deadline: The 2021-22 scholarship cycle is now closed.

Background: Edith “Edie” Mueller matriculated to the University of Minnesota in fall, 1979 and was a park and recreation major during the early 1980s until her untimely death in May of 1982. Her parents, Mildred and Van Mueller, in collaboration with the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota, established a fitting memorial and tribute to the vitality and purposefulness of their daughter’s life.

Application criteria: Undergraduate student award. To be eligible, students must be majoring in sport management, have a minimum of a 2.70 overall GPA and a 3.40 GPA in major courses (a minimum of 9 semester credits in courses with an SMGT prefix), have at least one practical experience and have had some documented volunteer work in the helping professions.

Selection process: Selection of scholarship recipients or decisions related to the use of the funds for a special lecture shall be made by the Sport Management Program Coordinator.

Selection committee: Program Coordinator for Sport Management; Sport Management Advisor; Mike Mueller, or designee.

Contact: Jonathan Sweet sweet006@umn.edu

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