Drug Free Sport Continuing Education Award
This award was established to recognize the significant contributions of certified athletic trainers to the prevention of drug abuse by athletes and, in gratitude, to provide monetary award(s) for continuing education of certified athletic trainers employed in the high school, college, university or 501©3 public charity setting.
In order to be eligible for the award(s) the applicant must be employed as an athletic trainer in the high school, college, university or
501©3 public charity setting at the time of application and have been involved in the drug use deterrence of athletes.
Application must be accompanied by the written acknowledgement of the athletic trainer’s supervisor who is:
- Aware of the application.
- Willing to accommodate the applicant’s continuing education pursuit.
- In such position within the employing agency, to receive, cosign and re-disperse the cash value of the award for the awardee’s stated continuing education goals or, able to facilitate the above on behalf of the awardee within the agency.
Awards are nonrenewable and shall be made payable to the employing educational institution or not-for-profit entity and the certified athletic trainer. Past award winners are not eligible for the award(s) in consecutive years, but may apply if they did not receive the award last year. Award amount may vary and will be up to $1,000. Multiple awards may be provided depending on the quantity and quality of the applicant base.