Awards & Grants

Rocky Mountain Chapter

2021 RMACSM Fall Student Grants

In an effort to support student research relevant to the mission of the American College of Sports Medicine, the RMACSM Executive Board unanimously decided to offer an additional set of award grants to support student research projects for Fall 2021. The number and award amount will be contingent on available funds from ACSM. This year we anticipate grant funding for:

Undergraduate students up to $500

Masters students up to $1000

Doctoral students up to $1500

Fall Proposals are due by 5:00PM (MST), Friday, December 3rd, 2021 as one PDF to:
Dr. Danielle Bruns (

Please use the link below to find detailed information regarding the 2021 RMACSM Grant Guidelines.

RMACSM Grant Guidelines Fall 2021

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