Dr. Jim Whitley Memorial Scholarship SS&E

The CSU Bakersfield Kinesiology Department began in 1971 with the leadership of Dr. Jim Whitley, then Professor of Physical Education. Dr. Whitley set the groundwork for the campus’ Kinesiology program and taught courses in kinesiology, exercise physiology, motor learning, and sports medicine for over 25 years, at all levels of instruction. Dr. Whitley earned his degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, and published over 25 articles in a variety of professional journals in his field. Award Criteria: GPA minimum of 3.0, Kinesiology major, full time