Awards & Grants

Rocky Mountain Chapter

2022 RMACSM Spring Student Grants

To continue our support for student research and support the mission of the American College of Sports Medicine, RMACSM is opening its SECOND grant cycle. We are offering a masters and doctoral student spring grant. The number and award amount will be contingent on available funds from ACSM. This year we anticipate grant funding for:

Two Masters level grants up to $1000 each

Two Doctoral level grants up to $1500 each

Spring Proposals are due by 5:00PM (MST), Friday, March 11th, 2022 as one PDF to: Dr. Danielle Bruns (

RMACSM Grant Guidelines 2022

2021 RMACSM Grant Recipients

Congratulations to our 2021 RMACSM Grant Recipients!  Thank you for your perseverance and hard work!

Payton Billingham, Adams State University

De'Aijah Paulk, Adams State University

Evan Koplin, University of Wyoming

Aykhan Yusifov, University of Wyoming

2021 RMACSM Poster Presentation Awards


3rd: Samantha Shorthill, University of Wyoming
1st (tie): Rachelle Cannon, Olivia Cooper: Colorado State Univeristy; Holly Hall, Uniiversity of New Mexico


4th: Evan Koplin, University of Wyoming
3rd: Nicholas Marcello, University of Wyoming
2nd: Riley Huffman, Western Colorado University
1st: Victoria Bandera, Colorado State University


3rd: Desmond Millender, University of New Mexico
2nd: Mary Hidde, Colorado State University
1st: Ben McNair, University of Wyoming

RMACSM would like to thank all those involved with the American College of Sports Medicine's Regional Chapter Grant Program and the ACSM Board of Trustees.