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Student Symposium and Leadership

The Athletic Training Student Symposium and Leadership promotes student educational opportunities at the RMATA Annual Clinical Symposium in conjunction with the annual clinical symposium coordinator.  Students are involved in an annual Quiz Bowl, student activities while at the Annual Meeting, student socials, service opportunities, and community/school outreach activities.  This committee is designed to develop student involvement in leadership opportunities and introduce students to committee work or cooperative efforts between educational programs.

The Athletic Trainer Student Committee is comprised of a Chair, who may also serve as a faculty representative, one faculty representative and two student representatives from each of the accredited athletic training programs.  Representatives are chosen by their respective schools and all committee members must be members of the RMATA.


Chuck Kimmel First Time Attendee Scholarship Award


To help more students attend the NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo, the NATA Student Leadership Committee is offering this scholarship. This scholarship will provide a total of $2,000 in award money to one to four athletic training students who have never attended the annual convention. Chuck Kimmel First-Time Attendee Scholarship Award applications will be accepted between approximately February 15th and April 15th each year.


The applicant must be a first time NATA Convention Attendee during the upcoming NATA Symposia in June. They must also currently be enrolled in a CAATE accredited athletic training program and in good standing within their athletic training program. Since this is a student scholarship, the applicant cannot be eligible to sit for the BOC exam.  

Please refer to the criteria and due dates on the NATA website for the most current information.

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