Joanne Adorf Decker Scholarship

Dr. Joanne Ardolf Decker served Minnesota State University, Mankato and the Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services Department for many years. She was an extremely effective advocate for the therapeutic recreation profession and for the RPLS Department. The RPLS Department offers this scholarship, honoring her work, to an outstanding junior or senior RPLS major in any emphasis area. A student can receive this scholarship only once.

Minimum Requirements

  • Admitted to the RPLS major in any of the emphasis areas with at least 12 RPLS credits completed.
  • A minimum 3.3 GPA in RPLS courses.
  • At least one of the following: significant, relevant community service, RPLS professional experience, service to the RPLS department or service to the Minnesota Recreation and Park Association.

Must be an enrolled RPLS student in either Summer 2019 or Fall 2019.

Application

Applicants must submit a two to three page double-spaced narrative that demonstrates how they meet the above requirements. An unofficial transcript and resume must be included.

Applications are due by 12 NOON on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Please submit to:

Dr. Rachelle Hodges
RPLS Department
213 Highland North
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001

Award
$1,500
Scopes
College of Allied Health and Nursing: Recreation, Parks, and Leisure Services
Deadline
Supplemental Questions
  1. Applicants must submit a two to three page double-spaced narrative that demonstrates how they meet the requirements (Significant, relevant community services; RPLS professional experience; service to the RPLS department; OR service to the Minnesota Recreation and Park Association). An unofficial transcript and resume must be included with the application and essay. Please submit by 12 NOON on Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 to RPLS Department 213 Highland North Minnesota State University Mankato, Mankato, MN 56001