School of Kinesiology Graduate Student, Farney, Awarded 2014 NSCA Foundation Challenge Scholarship


LSU School of Kinesiology graduate student Tyler Farney has been awarded a 2014 National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation Challenge Scholarship in the amount of $1,500.

The Challenge Scholarship is given to NSCA members seeking either an undergraduate or graduate degree in a strength and conditioning-related field. NSCA Scholarship funds offer aid for tuition, fees, books, supplies or equipment required for courses at recipients’ educational institutions.

Farney’s focus is in Exercise Physiology and he plans to graduate in 2016.

His award will be acknowledged at the NSCA Awards Banquet on July 11, 2014 during the National Conference in Las Vegas, NV. Farney’s honors will also be included in the August NSCA Bulletin.

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The LSU School of Kinesiology advances the understanding of physical activity, sport, and health to optimize the quality of life for diverse populations through excellence in teaching, learning, discovery, and engagement.

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The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. Formed in 2012, CHSE brings together programs and capitalizes on individual strengths to create a dynamic new college that addresses the socially significant issues we face as a state and nation. The College is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Leadership and Human Resource Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library and Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs and 18 graduate programs, enrolling more than 1,900 undergraduate and 977 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is continually working to improve its programs.

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