Japanese Athletic Trainers Organization (JATO) Student Scholarship Program



Student Member,

It has been 20 years since JATO was established in 1996. The current number of members has exceeded 180 people, and we are building a strong position in Japan. Therefore, it has been decided to start a scholarship program for JATO student members, and being enrolled in a CAATE accredited program in the period in the establishment of 10 years.

Scholarship title: JATO Student Member Scholarship Program

Scholarship Prize: US $1,000 (100,000 yen when deposit to Japanese bank)

All applicants must meet all requirements below:

1.      Be a student member of JATO when you apply

2.      Be enrolled in a Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited program (At September 2017)

3.      Have a cumulative overall GPA of 3.0 or higher (based on a 4.0 maximum)

4.      Plan to keep JATO membership over the future

5.      Plan to take Athletic Trainer Board of Certification (BOC) examination

6.      Intention to pursue the profession of athletic training as a means of livelihood

Please complete and submit all parts of the application to: JATO Scholarship Committee by End of March 2018.

The complete application includes:

1.      Application (Applicant signed)

2.      Two letters of recommendation from a Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited program director and Head/Assistant Athletic Trainer

3.      Complete the one-page essay including what you are interested in as a student athletic trainer, and what you are currently working on as a student trainer or what you want to try in the future as BOC certified athletic trainer

4.      One official transcript

After careful consideration, recipients will be selected by no later than the end of May 2018. The scholarship will be given at the JATO reception during the 2018 NATA convention. The scholarship will be sent later if the recipient does not attend the convention. The scholarship recipient must keep their membership next year and post the latest information about USA Athletic Training information on JATO newsletter.

JATO Head Office

B1-B 2 Maison Bouquet 1-11-12 Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan 151-0051

Contact: infojato-trainer.org (Please convert “@” to single byte)



2018 Scholarship application.pdf
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