IFAPA Fellows Recognition Program

The IFAPA Fellows Recognition Program recognizes and promotes outstanding accomplishments in scholarship and service by IFAPA members. Fellow status is presented to IFAPA members who have made significant and sustained contributions to scholarship (research and creative activity) and related service in the field of adapted physical activity. Fellows are current IFAPA members who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in adapted physical activity through professional involvement and met at least three of the following criteria.

  • Service in the public or private sector within a community or educational setting.
  • Significant contributions to the professional literature and/or creative works.
  • Sustained involvement in leadership activities.
  • Other evidence of leadership including service to the community at large.

 Nomination Format

The Nomination form must be typed and completed in detail. Please include no more than 4 additional pages to address the categories of qualification:

  • Service in the public or private sector within a community or educational setting.
  • Significant contributions to the professional literature and/or creative works.
  • Sustained involvement in leadership activities.
  • Other evidence of leadership including service to the community at large.

Resumes or vitae will not be accepted. In addition to Personal Data form that follows (page 1), the following are required: page 2  – 100 word biography of the nominee (may be prepared by nominee or the nominator); page 3 – letter of support from the nominator; pages 4 & 5 – List of accomplishments, awards, degrees, publications, etc. listed within the four categories of criteria of qualification (see above).