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.
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.
The VATA Presidential Service Award is an honor reserved for an individual or group in recognition of their service, contribution, or grassroots effort to the profession of athletic training. Through dedication, selflessness and hard work, their contribution has promoted not only the common mission of the Virginia Athletic Trainers' Association, but has influenced the patient population in which they serve.
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)
Applications should be postmarked by November 1.
The College/University Scholarship is to assist in tuition for a deserving student who is already enrolled in an Athletic Training Program
Applications should be postmarked by March 15.
The High School scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who wishes to pursue athletic training as his/her academic major in college.
Applications should be postmarked by April 10.