James E. and Margaret F. Toennies Scholarship

Welcome to the James E. and Margaret F. Toennies Scholarship Application.

James E. "Jim" Toennies, graduated from Sheboygan North High School in 1951; received both a bachelor of science in Physical Education in 1955 and master of science in Physical Education in 1962 from UW-LaCrosse; and his Doctor of Health and Safety from Indiana University in 1971. Jim started teaching and coaching in 1957 at Maine Township High School in DesPlaines, Illinois before taking teaching and coaching positions in the Sheboygan Public Schools. Jim went on to join the UW-Whitewater staff as a teacher and coach in 1962, and served in a variety of capacities until he retired in 1993 as a professor in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation. Jim was recognized as an outstanding teacher, coach and volunteer in his profession, on campus and in the Whitewater community.  Jim and Margaret were married in July of 1955 and raised five children.

This Scholarship application will be open to apply for starting November 16th, and ending Feburary 15th.

To apply for this scholarship you must fill out our online application, linked below. To be eligible for this Scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

  • Junior Status
  • Major in:
    • Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Coaching
      • Physical Education - Licensure Emphasis OR
      • Health, Human Performance and Recreation Emphasis
  • Minimum GPA: 3.25
  • Have a valid uww.edu e-mail address.

In order to complete the online application please fill out the form to the best of your ability. If you have either forgotten or incorrectly filled out a required field marked by a '*', the application will inform you of the error and hold off on submission until you have corrected the problem. After correction, please push the submit button again.

For the following nine categories please respond to each that applies to you. To include your experience, push the "Add Experience(+)" link, found next to the category title. If you decide to remove an item there will be a "Remove Experience(-)" link that will remove the selected item.

  1. Awards & Honors while a student at UW-W
  2. Involvement in Scholarly Endeavors while a student at UW-W
  3. Involvement in University Service Groups while a student at UW-W
  4. Involvement in Community Service Groups while a student at UW-W
  5. Active Participation in Extra-Curricular Activities while a student at UW-W
  6. Volunteer Experience Related to Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Coaching
  7. Volunteer Experience Unrelated to Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Coaching
  8. Paid Work Experience, Employment Within UW-W
  9. Paid Work Experience, Employment Outside UW-W

If you would like a copy of your completed application, please print it out before submission.

*Reminder* The application needs to be filled out in one sitting. If you close the page before submission, your information will be lost.

If you are going to copy and paste into the application form, keep in mind that some data may be cut off. Please double check before submitting.

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