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University Recreation & Wellness Awards & Scholarships

We are excited to continue honoring the student leaders who demonstrate leadership in support of our RecWell mission through RecWell scholarships and our Kehoe-Kesler Award! Information about applying can be found below.

The RecWell Student Employee Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance in the amount of $500 for tuition and books to two (2) of our student employees!

Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time (12 or more credits) UMD student
  • Be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at UMD, College Park
  • Be a current employee of RecWell
  • Have been employed by RecWell for two or more semesters
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 at the time of application

What criteria will be considered for awarding the RecWell Student Employee Scholarship?

  • Accuracy of fully completed application
  • Compelling, thoughtful, genuine application responses

At this time, the application for the 2023 RecWell Scholarship has closed.

The Kehoe-Kesler Award is the most prestigious award given by University Recreation & Wellness. This award is given annually to an individual who demonstrates leadership and commitment to inspiring university community members to be active and live well! Nominees should immediately come to mind as respected by their peers and dedicated to the RecWell mission. These are Active Terps who go out of their way to encourage wellness in others.  

Nominations are accepted from students, faculty/staff, and RecWell participants. Individuals who are nominated will then be invited to apply for this award.

Additionally, self-nominations are not only accepted, but encouraged. Individuals 

Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time (12 or more credits) UMD student
  • Be pursuing an undergraduate, or graduate, degree at UMD, College Park

At this time, nominations for the Kehoe-Kesler Award is closed. The application has been sent to all nominees and is due April 2, 2023 at 11:59PM.

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