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Honors & Scholarships

ATs of the Year

We honor those that have made significant contributions in a variety of settings and efforts. Each recipient has shown excellence and has made a direct impact to society, the profession of sports medicine, and patients.

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Hall of Fame

Our most prestigious award to honor Virginia’s very best athletic trainers. Inductees have made significant contributions to patients and the profession while exhibiting the highest quality of character.

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The VATA awards 3 scholarships annually.  

  • The High School scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who wishes to pursue athletic training as his/her academic major in college. 
  • The College/University Scholarship is to assist in tuition for a deserving student who is already enrolled in an Athletic Training Program 
  • The Professional Development Scholarship is open to any senior level undergraduate student or graduate student to provide financial assistance with attending professional meetings (state, district, or national up to $500)

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