2006-07 CATALOG

APPENDIX B

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

* indicates geographically restricted scholarships

Friends, faculty, alumni, corporations, and foundations have provided funds to aid students in the pursuit of academic achievement.  A wide range of scholarships is available, some with specific restrictions.  Students are encouraged to contact the Office of Financial Aid for application information on any of the following scholarships.

ALUMNI SPONSORED SCHOLARSHIPS

GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS

DEPARTMENTAL SCHOLARSHIPS

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES

SPECIALIZED SCHOLARSHIPS

AWARDS AND GRANTS

 

ALUMNI SPONSORED SCHOLARSHIPS

African American Alumni Scholarship

Established by the African-American Alumni Committee of UNCP, this non-endowed scholarship is presented to an African-American student who meets all academic requirements of the University.  In addition the recipient will serve as a liaison between his/her peers and the African-American Alumni Committee.  Preference is given to the child of an African American Alumnus.  The recipient will be provided a mentor by the African-American Alumni Committee in addition to the scholarship.  The recipient must be in financial need.  This scholarship is not renewable.

Alumni Loyalty Fund Endowed Scholarship

The UNCP Alumni Association through its Alumni Loyalty Fund awards scholarships to qualified incoming freshmen who are the children of UNCP alumni.  The scholarships are based on academic ability, demonstrated leadership, and a personal interview.  Preference is given to those who are in need of financial assistance.

The Robeson County Alumni Endowed Scholarship*

The donors strongly believe in the quality of education that The University of North Carolina at Pembroke provides its students. Therefore, members of the Robeson Alumni Chapter have joined together to create a scholarship that will provide financial assistance to a student in pursuit of a higher education degree.

This endowment is designed to assist a student from Robeson County whose immediate family member is an alumnus/a of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Immediate family member shall be defined as father, mother, grandparent, or a relative providing proof of legal guardianship. A minimum 2.5 QPA is required with the candidate enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student in the sophomore, junior, or senior year of study. There is no required field of study.

The award shall be provided on a yearly basis in two equal sums, half in the fall and half in the spring. The award is renewable if funds are available. The recipient shall be selected by the University Scholarship Selection Committee.

Triad Chapter of the UNCP Alumni Association Scholarship

The Triad Chapter of the UNCP Alumni Association established this scholarship in 2001 to assist a new generation of students in achieving an education in the supportive atmosphere each of them had during their time at UNCP. This non-endowed scholarship will be awarded half in the fall and half in the spring to students in any year of study, from any area of the country, and with any major field of study. Students must be full-time and maintain a minimum University standard QPA.

UNCP Alumni Soccer Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established to enable alumni, parents, and friends of the University to provide assistance to the sport of soccer at the University.  Recipient(s) may be currently enrolled or incoming soccer player(s).  Award is based on athletic ability in the sport of soccer.  Recipient(s) will be bound by the stipulations of the University athletic grant-in-aid agreement.  The award is renewable on an annual basis.

 

GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Lewis M. And Louise P. Austin Endowed Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is given in memory of the Donor’s parents who valued a college education and who possessed uncompromising encouragement and support for not only their own children but others who were seeking an education.  The Donor established this scholarship to give back or “pay it back” to those who encouraged and supported him during his educational journey.  The education he received at Pembroke State University, due to his parents’ determination, allows him today to give this scholarship in their memory.

He challenges the students who receive this scholarship to remember those people who were instrumental in their quest for an education and urges them to return the support and encouragement that helped them obtain their education at UNC Pembroke by supporting a student in the future as his parents did and as he does in their memory.

First choice for recipients of the Lewis M. and Louise P. Austin Endowed Memorial Scholarship will be residents of Marlboro County, South Carolina. There is no residency restriction, however, if no recipients can be identified from this area.  There is no restriction of major, QPA, or year of study and the recipient may be of graduate or undergraduate status. The recipient shall be of demonstrated financial need and the award is renewable if funds are available.

Elsmer Ray and Edith V. Barnes Endowed Scholarship

Mr. Elsmer Ray Barnes generously provides this scholarship in loving memory of his wife and for the purpose of assisting aspiring students who demonstrate outstanding leadership potential. Based upon high school involvement and academic record, this scholarship is renewable for four years of continuous study. In order to maintain the scholarship, the recipient must be a full-time student and have a 3.0 QPA.

BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. Endowed Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded annually to students who demonstrate and maintain high academic standards.  Students will be selected who also have documented a need for financial assistance.

Pattie L. Brayboy Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

This scholarship was established in memory of Pattie L. Brayboy, a graduate of UNC Pembroke, class of 1967.  Mrs. Brayboy was an outstanding educator and guidance counselor.  She was respected by her students and peers and was dedicated to the intellectual development of her students for 21 years.  The scholarship is to be awarded annually to graduating seniors from Purnell Swett High School who will be entering UNC Pembroke.  The students must have an overall B average in their senior year plus a strong recommendation from the guidance counselor and principal.  The recipient shall demonstrate financial need.

Charles I and Betty F. Bridger Endowed Scholarship*

This scholarship was established to provide the opportunity to attend UNCP to an individual from Bladenboro and/or Bladen County.  The donors believe that education is essential and has an everlasting impact on the future.

The recipient must meet University academic standards and be in financial need.  First preference is given to a freshman.  The award is then renewable.

Judge Dexter Brooks Scholarship*

This scholarship was established in honor of Judge Dexter Brooks to provide financial support for low-income individuals in Robeson County who are eligible to attend The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.  Eligible recipients of this scholarship must maintain a minimum 2.5 QPA and be full-time students.  Awards of up to full tuition and fees, to occur half in the fall semester and half in the spring semester, will be made to undergraduate students and are renewable.

Peter Brooks Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

The Peter Brooks Endowed Memorial Scholarship was established in 1993 by family and friends as a living memorial to Peter Brooks.  Peter Brooks was known in the community as a protector of freedom, a servant of the people, and a proponent of education.  He was genuinely concerned about the welfare of others and encouraged continuing education.  His philosophies form the hallmark of this scholarship, which is awarded to a part-time student who is working toward an advanced degree or alternate degree in a health-related area.  The recipient must be an individual who lives or works in Robeson County and who demonstrates a spirit of community and civic responsibility.  Awards are renewable.

Kathleen Price and Joseph M. Bryan Family Foundation Endowed Scholarship

Though the Bryan Family Foundation concluded their work in 2000, this endowed scholarship fund continues to provide support to disadvantaged students attending UNC Pembroke.  The scholarship award is based on academic aptitude, as indicated by a sound scholastic record, and appropriately documented financial needs.

The Becky B. Bullard Endowed Scholarship*

The Donor wishes to establish an award which will assert her belief in the enduring value of education, and at the same time honor the memory of her late husband, Clifford Bullard, who shared her belief in the life-affirming usefulness and worth of a college education.  This endowed scholarship is meant to encourage a young man or woman who has the desire to attain an education to make that goal a reality.  The donor believes that education is a means of broadening one’s horizons, not only in the pursuit of a career but also in the quest for a future that is open to the many possibilities that come with a good educational foundation.  

Candidates for award of this scholarship shall be  full-time undergraduate students entering their freshman year of study at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke or  transfer students coming to UNCP to complete their course of study.  The candidate must have graduated from a high school in Anson or Union counties in North Carolina and must meet UNCP admission standards.  There is no preference of subject major, and the candidate does not have to be of demonstrated financial need. 

The award is renewable to the candidate for four years of study at UNCP, or, if eligibility by virtue of a 2.5 average is not maintained, can be re-awarded to a student whose high-school career was in Anson or Union counties. 

Sam Cernugel Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

The scholarship was established by family and friends to honor the memory of Sam Cernugel of Fairmont.  Mr. Cernugel spent much time working to improve the quality of life in and around his home in Robeson County. 

The recipient of the scholarship shall be a full time undergraduate in financial need who meets all academic requirement of the University.  First priority will be given to a student who is a member, or the child of a member, of the First Baptist Church, South Main Street, Fairmont.  Failing a qualified candidate, the recipient will be a resident of Robeson County.  The award is renewable.

Oscar and Margie Chavis Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

The Donor, a proud graduate of UNCP in 1947 and retired school teacher, has taught children who were academically capable of attending college but who could not attend due to their financial circumstances.  Having been a teacher, she knows the value and importance of education as part of one’s future. The Donor is proud to know that this scholarship will help countless students realize their dream of a post-secondary degree and is honored to establish this scholarship in memory of her parents who sacrificed in order that she and her siblings could obtain a college degree.

The recipients of the Oscar and Margie Chavis Endowed Memorial Scholarship shall be residents of North Carolina who are of demonstrated financial need.  First preference shall be given to an American Indian recipient. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 QPA and be full-time undergraduate students in the sophomore, junior, or senior year of study. The award will occur half in the fall and half in the spring and is renewable as long as funds are available.  There is no restriction of major or field of study.

Converse, Inc. Endowed Scholarship*

Endowed by Converse, Incorporated, Lumberton, NC, this scholarship is awarded annually to Robeson County Residents who consistently maintain an average of 3.0 or above.  Open to all races and academic majors, the scholarship may be renewed as long as recipients make satisfactory progress toward completion of their degrees.  It is understood that preference will be given to qualified students who are sons or daughters of former Converse employees and that financial need will not necessarily be a factor in the selection process.

Corporate Scholars Endowed Scholarship*

Initially endowed by an anonymous donor and sponsored by numerous corporate donors, this scholarship is awarded annually to students from Columbus, Hoke, Cumberland, Robeson, Moore, Bladen, and Scotland Counties.  Recipients must meet all academic qualifications of the University and be in financial need.  The scholarship award is renewable provided satisfactory performance is maintained.  The award is available for no more than five years of study for an individual recipient.

Crestline Homes, Inc. Endowed Scholarship*

Crestline Homes, Inc. has established this scholarship to benefit the children of its employees, allowing them to further their education.  The recipients shall be full-time undergraduate students maintaining at least minimum University standards of academic achievement.  The award is available to students of any year of study and is renewable.  The scholarship award provides funding toward tuition and fees plus an allowance for books.

Charles Gregory “C.G.” Cummings, Jr. Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship was established in 1993 in memory of Charles Gregory “C.G.” Cummings, Jr. by his family, Purnell Swett High students, faculty, and friends in his honor.  “C.G.” was 16 years old and a junior at Purnell Swett High.  He was respected and loved by students and faculty.  “C.G.’s” warm personality, caring attitude, and his involvement in church, school and community programs made a lasting impression on students, family and his many friends in the community.  The scholarship is also in memory of “C.G.’s” friend Ray Ransom.

The scholarship is open to any academic major, and awarded annually to a deserving student who demonstrates qualities of leadership, humanitarianism, and who has met academic requirements.

Jerry Daniel Scholarship*

This scholarship was established to support The University of North Carolina at Pembroke and honor Jerry Daniel, a UNCP graduate in the class of 1968 and long-time coach at West Montgomery High School. The award will support a West Montgomery High School student entering his or her freshman year of study as a full-time undergraduate student. If a freshman cannot be identified, it will be renewed to a previous recipient.

The DanReece Endowed International Scholarship* 

The first scholarship specifically for international students, the DanReece Endowed International Scholarship was established in 2001. Members of the Dial family wished to honor the memory of their parents/grandparents, Mr. Danford Dial, Sr. and Mrs. Reece Graham Dial, who were dedicated to their family, to education, and to the community. Through this scholarship, the Dials’ children and grandchildren wish to provide the opportunity for an education to students from around the world. The recipient will be an international student. Failing a qualified international candidate, consideration will be given to Native American students from the region, state, or nation. Criteria for award include consideration of financial need and scholastic achievement. A minimum University QPA is required. Students may be either part-time or full-time, undergraduate or graduate.

William Howard Dean Scholarship

This scholarship was established to honor the patriarch of the Dean Family, “Howard” Dean. Mr. Dean served as Athletic Director, Basketball Coach, Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, and Dean of Graduate Studies at The University of North Carolina between 1960 and 1992. Candidates must maintain a 3.0 QPA.

Ruby Carter Dial Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

The Donors wish to recognize distinguished service to education as a teacher, administrator, counselor and mentor to young people.  Candidates for award of this scholarship shall be residents of Robeson County, the state of North Carolina, who are either full-or-part time undergraduate students in their junior year of study, and maintaining a 3.0 QPA at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.  The $500.00 annual award is merit based; candidates do not have to be of financial need.  First preference will be given to a Robeson County American Indian enrolled in the teacher certification program, not receiving other financial aid, with demonstrated community service, involvement and experience in American Indian Youth programs and activities.  The award will be made half in the fall and half in the spring and the award shall not exceed $500 per year.  The award will be renewable if funds are available.

Dr. A.P. and Frances Dickson Scholarships*

A Dickson Scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student who currently resides in Hoke County, NC.  Recipients are chosen on the basis of academic standing and financial need.  Awards are nonrenewable and vary in amount according to income available from the trust.

Eagle Distributing Company Endowed Scholarship*

Sponsored by Eagle Distributing Company, Lumberton, NC, this scholarship is awarded annually to a student who resides in Robeson County.  The recipient shall be an average student (2.5 QPA) and be the child of blue collar working parents The recipient must be in need of financial assistance, a conscientious, hardworking individual who fosters a spirit of community and civic responsibility.  Open to any major, the scholarship may be renewed as long as the recipient makes satisfactory progress toward the completion of his/her degree.

Paul R. And Lee Givens Endowed Scholarship

Established by Paul and Lee Givens, this scholarship is awarded annually to an academically gifted student.  The scholarship may be renewed as long as the recipient maintains a 3.0 QPA or better.  The decision regarding renewal will be made annually.

Dr. Paul R. Givens holds the position of Chancellor Emeritus, having served as Chancellor from 1979-1989 at UNC Pembroke.

Linda Gail Hammond Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

This scholarship was established in 2001 to honor the memory of Linda Gail Hammond and to provide financial support for low-income individuals in Robeson County, NC who are eligible to attend the University. First consideration for award will be given to members of the Lumbee Native American Tribe who are residents of Robeson County, North Carolina. Second consideration will be given to other members of the Lumbee Native American Tribe. Third consideration will be given to other residents of Robeson County, NC. Recipients must maintain a minimum of 2.5 QPA, be full time students and demonstrate financial need. The awards will occur half in the fall semester and half in the spring semester; will be made to students in the freshman year of study; and, are renewable.

Mary Ann Hubbard Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is given by James and Ellen Hubbard in memory of their daughter, Mary Ann Hubbard, who met a tragic death during her senior year in college.  It is given in appreciation for her African-American roommate who meant so much to her during her illness. The scholarship is awarded annually to an educationally challenged student. The recipient must meet current academic requirements and be in financial need. It is renewable. This scholarship is designed to encourage academic perseverance. 

Jeriad Paul Jacobs Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

The Donors wish to honor the memory of their son by establishing the Jeriad Paul Jacobs Endowed Memorial Scholarship. Jeriad was a brave, modern-day Indian warrior who died in Iraq while serving his country as a member of the US Marine Corps. He possessed a number of passions, two of which were his family and his American Indian heritage. Jeriad was a poet who, in his brief 19 years, wrote numerous poems that expressed yet another true passion—life. Even though he loved his “Indian people,” Jeriad also believed in loving and helping all people. 

Candidates for award of this scholarship shall be American Indian residents of Robeson County, North Carolina. Candidates must show demonstrated financial need and must be full-time undergraduate students in any year of study and maintaining at least the minimum university standard QPA.  There is no restriction to major or field of study.

Herman and Louise M. Jenkins Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

This scholarship was established by the family as a living memorial in honor of Herman and Louise M. Jenkins who were life-long residents of Richmond County, NC.  It is designed to help students who are in need of financial assistance to continue their education at UNC Pembroke.  First preference will be given to students from Richmond County who are planning to teach in Richmond County.  Students must demonstrate that they are deserving of this award on the basis of achievement, motivation, and hard work.

The Jump Start Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Donor wishes to establish a scholarship designed for any student with a strong desire for an education and of financial need.  The Jump Start Endowed Scholarship Fund is designed for persons who have a strong desire for a college education and want to give it a try.  The Donor believes that often average students, who have the desire to work hard, are deserving of aid even though they may not be the most academically talented of students.  Therefore the recipient(s) shall be undergraduate students who meet or exceed minimum University standards. The candidate may be a recent high school graduate or may have been out in the working world for several years.  The high school record is not the basis for this scholarship (as long as the applicants have the minimum requirements for UNCP admission); it is based on motivation. The award is available to students for any year of study and any major. The scholarship application must contain a letter expressing the applicant’s desire for a college degree with the reasoning for this realization.  The scholarship award shall equal tuition and fees for one semester to one student initially.  If the candidate succeeds and motivation continues, the scholarship is renewed each semester as long as there are sufficient available funds.

David K. and Elizabeth H. Kuo Scholarship

The Kuo family and their friends wish to honor the memories of Dr. David K. Kuo and Dr. Elizabeth H. Kuo by establishing this scholarship. Dr. David Kuo was a professor of Biology, and Dr. Elizabeth Kuo was a professor of Geography.  Together, they served The University of North Carolina at Pembroke for a combined total of 59 dedicated years.  Throughout their lifetimes, Drs. David and Elizabeth Kuo enriched and inspired the lives of numerous students, fellow faculty members, and the staff at UNC Pembroke.

 Eligible recipients of this scholarship are full-time undergraduate students in any year of study. Financial need or specific major are not considerations for this honor. The award is renewable contingent upon sufficient funds being available.

Sarah and Louis C. LaMotte, Sr. Endowed Scholarship*

This scholarship was established in memory of Sarah Hunter LaMotte and Louis C. LaMotte, Sr., who lived in Maxton for over 40 years and who loved the people of Maxton.  Dr. LaMotte was a Presbyterian minister and President of Presbyterian Junior College from 1939-1961, and Sarah LaMotte was an English teacher.  They were especially pleased to have been of help to promising students who needed financial assistance to attend UNCP.  The recipient of the scholarship must be a full-time student enrolled with the intention of earning a BS or BA degree.  The recipient must be a resident of Maxton, NC.  The award is based on demonstrated financial need, good citizenship and responsibility.  Although not limited in area of study, some preference will be given those aspiring to be teachers.

Lance Foundation Endowed Scholarship*

The Lance Foundation scholarship fund was established in support of disadvantaged students attending UNC Pembroke.  This scholarship is open to students from the Charlotte/Mecklenburg County area.  It is based on academic aptitude as indicated by a sound academic record and financial need.

John Winston and Addie Mae Locklear Memorial Endowed Scholarship*

The scholarship was established by loving family members in memory of John Winston and Addie Mae Locklear, parents who believed in the value of education.  It is available to all majors with a 3.0 QPA or better.  The recipient must be a North Carolina resident and a full time student.  The award is renewable annually.

James Lee Love Endowed Scholarship*

The James Lee Love Scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time North Carolina  resident undergraduate student.  Recipients are chosen on the basis of academic standing and financial need.  Awards are nonrenewable and vary in amount according to income available from the trust.

Dennis Lowery and Family Endowed Scholarship*

The Donor wishes to replace a previously non-endowed scholarship, established in March 2001, with an endowed scholarship in order to provide assistance to local students in higher education in perpetuity; therefore, the Donor has re-established the Dennis Lowery and Family Scholarship as the Dennis Lowery and Family Endowed Scholarship. 

Candidates for award of this scholarship shall be Native American residents of Robeson County, NC, from the Pembroke, Prospect, or Magnolia communities. Candidates will be selected based upon financial need. The candidate will be a full-time student in the junior or senior year of study, with no restriction of major and maintaining a 2.5 QPA.  Awards will be renewable if funds are available.

Zeb Lowery Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Dennis Lowry in 1999 in memory of his father Zeb Lowry. The recipient of the scholarship shall be a full-time student. The recipient must maintain at least a 2.5 QPA to receive and renew the award. The scholarship is based on financial need.

Burleigh and Pearlie Lowry Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The Donors wish to memorialize their parents’ love, dedication and faithfulness to Harper’s Ferry Church, and their realization for the opportunities that are provided through educational pursuits, by establishing the Burleigh and Pearlie Lowry Endowed Memorial Scholarship.

The recipients of the Burleigh and Pearlie Lowry Endowed Memorial Scholarship shall be selected on the basis of the following priorities: (1) first- demonstrated financial need; (2) second - a membership or family membership in Harper’s Ferry Baptist church; and, (3) third - first preference given to a resident of Robeson County, North Carolina.

Reba M. Lowry Endowed Scholarship

Established by Ira Pate Lowry in memory of his wife, Mrs. Reba M. Lowry, who served UNC Pembroke for many years as Dean of Women and Chairman of the Department of Foreign Languages, this scholarship is awarded annually to a student based on scholarship and need.

Dr. Gerald Dean Maynor Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

This scholarship was established by the family of Dr. Gerald Dean Maynor, former Chair of the Education Department of UNCP, in honor of his belief in the importance of education and his desire to help others succeed.  The recipient of the scholarship will be a resident of Robeson County and a graduate of Purnell Swett High School.  The recipient will be a full time undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 QPA.  The award is renewable.

Maria Frances Johnson McCrimmon Memorial Endowed Scholarship*

The scholarship was established in memory and honor of Maria Frances Johnson McCrimmon, an alumnae of UNCP, by her husband John H. McCrimmon, Sr.  First preference for recipient(s) of the scholarship shall go to students from Bladen County, North Carolina. Failing qualified or sufficient numbers of applicants, next preference is to students from North Carolina, the United States and, finally, anywhere worldwide.  The award is available to students of any year of study and is renewable.

Zula Lee and Thomas C. McRae Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

The scholarship was bequeathed to UNC Pembroke by Mr. McRae in memory of himself and his wife, Zula Lee McRae.  The scholarship is awarded annually to an economically disadvantaged African-American student, with priority given to a resident of Robeson County.

North Carolina Native American Endowed Scholarship*

This scholarship was established in 2000 by a gift from UNCP alumnus Christopher Kirks and funded by individuals and corporate donors, including Progress Energy, to provide financial assistance to North Carolina Native American students who may otherwise not be afforded an education. Criteria for award of these scholarships include: that the recipient(s) be of NC Native American ancestry with distribution equally among all NC (recognized) Indian tribes represented.  The recipient(s) must be full time undergraduate students with a minimum QPA and a demonstrated financial need. There is no preference regarding subject major or year of study. 

Earl Hughes Oxendine Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

The Earl Hughes Oxendine Endowed Memorial Scholarship was established in 1991 by family and friends to honor this long-time educator who graduated from UNC Pembroke in 1957.  Awards will be made to deserving students from the region who demonstrate qualities of leadership, service, and integrity.  Recipients must receive the recommendation of their high school advisor or principal.  Awards will normally be renewed to the recipient as long as h/she remains in good standing at the University.  Decisions for renewal will be made annually.

The Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Edward Oxendine Endowed Scholarship

The Donors wish to assist students who are interested in pursuing a medical career, with preference in the area of pre-Pharmacy.  Candidate selection shall be based upon: full-time enrollment; either undergraduate or graduate status; pursuing a medical career (pre-Pharmacy preference); adherence to a 2.5 QPA; and financial need.   Should there be two candidates of equal qualifications, first preference shall be granted to a Native American.  There is no preference of residency or year of study.  The scholarship shall be renewable.

Louis and Millie Oxendine Endowed Scholarship*

The scholarship was established by Louis S. Oxendine because of his belief in the importance of education and the desire to assist a student at UNCP.  The recipient must be a resident of North Carolina and an undergraduate.  Initial award will be to a student with a 3.0 QPA and with financial need.  First preference is given to a freshman.  The award is renewable as long as the student maintains an academic average of 2.5 QPA after the junior year.

David D. Parke Endowed Scholarship*

This scholarship was established in memory of David D. Parke. Mr. Parke was a pre-med student at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, when he was drafted into the service during the Korean War; he was listed as Missing in Action in 1952. North Carolina residents or military-affiliated students enrolled in their junior or senior year of study who are participating in the Health Careers Access Program with the intention of pursuing a health career are eligible to receive this renewable award. Recipients must maintain a minimum of 3.3 to 3.5 QPA and be full-time undergraduate students.

Pembroke Business and Professional Women’s Organization Career Advancement Endowed Scholarship

The Donor wishes to provide financial assistance to a mature woman who needs further education to obtain a promotion, to change to a more promising career field, or to return to the job market.

The recipients of the Pembroke Business and Professional Women’s Organization Career Advancement Endowed Scholarship will be residents of Robeson County, NC, with a demonstrated financial need and a major in any field of study, with first preference to Native American students. Recipients must maintain a minimum University QPA, be in their junior year, and be full-time undergraduate students. The award of $500.00 will occur half in the fall and half in the spring and is renewable.

Julian T. Pierce Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

This scholarship was established by the trustees of the Julian T. Pierce Memorial Fund for the purpose of creating a living memorial to Julian T. Pierce.  Mr. Pierce, a Lumbee Indian, was a humanitarian with great courage and foresight who demonstrated his concern for the poor and the underprivileged in Robeson County, NC.

The scholarship is to be awarded annually to a resident(s) of Robeson County, who is/are in financial need, and has/have demonstrated scholastic and leadership abilities.  The scholarship provides the student(s) with full tuition for an academic year.  It will normally be renewed each academic year providing the recipient(s) maintain a 3.0 QPA or better.

Gilbert D. Prevatte Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

The donors wish to honor the memory of Mr. Tony Prevatte’s brother, Gilbert D. Prevatte, a 1979 UNCP graduate.  Eligible candidates are residents of Robeson County, NC, enrolled as full-time undergraduate students in any year of study.  The recipient must maintain a 3.0 QPA and may major in any area of study.  The amount of this scholarship will be awarded in two allotments: half in the fall semester and the remaining half in the spring semester.  The award will be renewable if funds are available.

The Percy Richardson Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The Donors wish to assist in providing educational opportunities to Native American college students at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, an accredited four-year University.  Candidate selections shall be based upon the following criteria: (1) first preference shall be to Native Americans who are affiliated with a State Recognized Tribe or Terminated Tribe (as evidenced by proof of Tribal enrollment) situated on the East Coast as far west as the Ohio state line, second preference shall be to Federally recognized Native Americans, and last option would be to other students seeking to secure a degree with emphasis on American Indian Studies; (2) no subject major preference unless the scholarship is not awarded to a Native American, in which case, the recipient would have to be seeking a degree with emphasis on American Indian Studies; (3) a minimum University standard QPA; (4) no preference to year of study and is renewable for three additional years (total of four years); and, (5) full-time undergraduate status.  Applicant must carry at least 12-16 credits, depending upon the University’s requirements for full-time status.  If a freshman, the recipient is required to utilize the scholarship within nine months after high school graduation.  If the recipient experiences a medical or family hardship and withdraws from school, the recipient is required to return to school within one year in order to retain the scholarship.

William A. Roach/Lumberton Rotary Club Scholarship*

The award was established in memory of William A. Roach, a charter member of the Lumberton Rotary Club.  It is awarded annually to a resident of Robeson County who is in financial need, has demonstrated scholastic and leadership abilities, and who is deserving.

Rust Enterprises, Inc. DBA McDonald’s Endowed Scholarship*

The Rust Enterprises, Inc. DBA McDonald’s Scholarships are provided for full or part-time students who are employees of Rust Enterprises, Inc. DBA McDonald’s.  It is anticipated that these scholarships will reward deserving regional youth, instilling in them a strong work ethic, as well as a commitment to further their education and career goals.  Recipients must maintain a 2.25 QPA or better.  Financial need is not a consideration.  Scholarship renewals will be considered if the recipients make satisfactory progress in their programs.  Up to ten scholarships will be awarded.

Saint Albans Masonic Endowed Scholarship*

The members of the Lumberton St. Albans Masonic Lodge established this scholarship to help deserving youth in Robeson County, North Carolina receive a quality education. Criteria for award of these scholarships include residency in Robeson County, North Carolina and a minimum University standard QPA The recipient(s) shall demonstrate financial need, be in their freshman year of study and be registered as a full time student. Two scholarships will be awarded with award occurring half in the fall and half in the spring. The scholarship is not renewable.

Oscar R. Sampson Endowed Scholarship

Established by family and friends of Oscar R. And Susie J. Sampson, this award is to be presented annually to a Native American student who has met all admission requirements to enroll, or who is currently enrolled at UNC Pembroke.  The recipient must possess those qualities of integrity, leadership, scholarship, and service that Mr. Oscar R. Sampson held so dear.  The recipient must be in need of financial assistance.  The award will cover tuition and fees for the academic year.

R.E. Smith, Jr., and Cora T.Y. Smith Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship has been designated for an academically talented Native American student demonstrating financial need. Funded by the S.C. Dames of the XVII Century, this scholarship was established in memory of R.E Smith, Jr., and Cora T.Y. Smith. Mrs. Smith was a former member of many genealogical societies. She was well loved and respected by all who knew her.

Staff Council Scholarship

Established to honor the staff and family members of UNCP staff, candidates for this award are full-time staff members (who have successfully completed probation) or the child or spouse of such a staff member. High school graduates applying must have a 2.0 GPA.

Student Book Scholarship

This scholarship was established by donors who observed that students struggling to pay tuition and fees may be unable to afford their textbooks. Any student may apply for this annual scholarship through the Financial Aid Office.

C.M. and M.D. Suther Endowed Scholarship*

A C.M. and M.D. Suther Scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time North Carolina  resident undergraduate student on the basis of academic standing and financial need.  Awards are non-renewable and vary in amount according to income available from the trust. 

Earl A. And Ophelia Thomas Endowed Scholarship

Earl A. Thomas graduated from Pembroke Indian Normal School (the predecessor to today’s UNCP) in 1934 while his wife Ophelia Thomas graduated in 1933. Named in their memory, this scholarship is awarded annually to two academically talented Native Americans, first preference to one male and one female, who demonstrate a need for financial assistance. Recipients must maintain a minimum 3.0 QPA and is renewable.

UNCP 50th Class Reunion Gold Endowed Scholarship

On behalf of the UNCP alumni, the Donor wishes to establish an endowed fund into which all 50th Class Reunion participants, and their friends or family, can make contributions during their respective homecoming years.  The Class of 1956 shall be the first 50th Reunion Class to contribute to this fund and shall therefore be credited with establishing this endowment in conjunction with the Office of Alumni Relations.

Candidates for award of this scholarship shall be either full-time or part-time, graduate or undergraduate students in any year of study, in any field or major and maintaining at least the minimum university standard QPA at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.  First consideration shall be given to candidates of demonstrated financial need who are not receiving federal grant assistance.  There is no restriction of residency.

WestPoint Stevens/Alamac Knit Fabrics Endowed Scholarship*

This scholarship is awarded to a student from southeastern North Carolina who demonstrates above average academic ability and is in need of financial aid to be able to continue his/her undergraduate education.

 

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

DEPARTMENTAL SCHOLARSHIPS

DEPARTMENT OF AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES

Pembroke Chamber of Commerce Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Pembroke Chamber of Commerce and is to be awarded to qualified students majoring in American Indian Studies.

Adolph L. Dial Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Dr. Adolph Dial, the first chairman of the American Indian Studies Department at UNC Pembroke. The award is made annually to a student majoring in American Indian Studies.

Jane C. Oxendine Endowed Scholarship

The Jane Oxendine scholarship was established by the Pembroke Chapter of the UNCP Alumni Association in recognition of Mrs. Oxendine’s dedication to the preservation of the American Indian culture. The recipient must have a major or minor in American Indian Studies. The recipient shall be enrolled in good standing at the University and be in need of financial assistance. The recipient must be actively involved in cultural activities on and off campus.

Strike at the Wind! Service Scholarship

The Donor wishes to reward students who give time to community service by establishing the Strike at the Wind!  Service Scholarship.

Candidates for award of this scholarship shall be individuals with demonstrated evidence of community service and who are majoring in Art, American Indian Studies or Music at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.  There shall be no restriction of residency, year of study, QPA or financial need. 

Jim Thorpe Scholarship

This scholarship was established by UNCP professor and Thorpe scholar Dr. Robert Reising to reward a deserving student as well as to honor “the Greatest Athlete in the World.” Jim Thorpe, a Sac and Fox Indian, Olympic and professional athlete, was a one-time resident of North Carolina.  Criteria for award of this scholarship include a demonstrated financial need, full-time undergraduate student status, and, preferably, majoring in American Indian Studies. One scholarship will be awarded in the fall of the year. The scholarship is renewable.

DEPARTMENT OF ART

Gene Locklear Endowed Scholarship in Art

This scholarship was established by friends of Gene Locklear, a Pembroke native, former professional baseball player and renowned artist. Mr. Locklear’s paintings, primarily depicting Native Americans, have owners worldwide and include the governor of North Carolina and baseball legend Pete Rose. One of Mr. Locklear’s paintings was even selected to hang in the White House.

This scholarship is awarded annually to an Art major. The recipient is selected on the basis of artistic ability and/or need.

Magenta Maynor Endowed Scholarship in Art*

Established in 2000 by her daughter, Dr. Jayne P. Maynor, this scholarship honors the memory of Magenta J. Maynor, a member of the UNCP class of 1949 who loved sharing the joy, beauty and enrichment of art with her students. The recipients of this scholarship will be residents of North Carolina with a major in art. Recipients must maintain a minimum of 2.5 QPA and be full time students. The two awards will occur half in the fall semester and half in the spring semester, can be made to students in any year of study and are renewable.

Ralph L. Steeds Endowed Scholarship

The Donor wishes to honor Professor Ralph Steeds, who contributed greatly to UNCP through his teaching, service, and research.  Professor Steeds came to the University in 1975 when printmaking was in its infancy at the University. During his tenure at UNCP, printmaking grew into a mature, professional print shop, and Professor Steeds is thought to have been very instrumental in its transformation. He began phased retirement in 2005 with plans to continue teaching printmaking.  

Candidate for award of this scholarship shall be a full-time undergraduate student at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke majoring in Art with first preference given to applicant with emphasis in manual printmaking.  The candidate shall maintain a minimum 2.5 QPA.  There is no restriction to year of study or residency and financial need is not a requirement.  The Department of Art Scholarship Selection Committee reserves the right to renew the award to a previously qualified recipient.

Strike at the Wind! Service Scholarship

The Donor wishes to reward students who give time to community service by establishing the Strike at the Wind!  Service Scholarship.

Candidates for award of this scholarship shall be individuals with demonstrated evidence of community service and who are majoring in Art, American Indian Studies or Music at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.  There shall be no restriction of residency, year of study, QPA or financial need. 

Paul Van Zandt Endowed Scholarship in Art

The Donors wish to honor Professor Paul Van Zandt, former Chair of the Department of Art, by providing a scholarship that will assist students in the achievement of their educational goals.  Professor Paul Van Zandt was an esteemed artist and faculty member at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke for 35 years until his retirement in 2005.  At the time of his retirement, Van Zandt had established his legacy as a teacher, mentor, sculptor and potter.  For these reasons, and to thank him for his service, this scholarship has been established to promote education among students majoring in Studio Art.

Candidate for award of this scholarship shall be a full-time undergraduate student, in the sophomore, junior or senior year of study at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke declaring an Art Studio major.  This candidate shall maintain a minimum 3.0 QPA.  There is no restriction of residency and financial need should not be a consideration.  The Department of Art Selection Committee reserves the right to renew this award to a previously qualified recipient.

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY

Dr. Robert F. Britt Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The Robert F. Britt scholarship was established by family, students, and friends to honor the memory of long-time faculty member and Biology Department Chairman, Dr. Robert F. Britt. The scholarship is awarded annually to a Biology major who has shown interest in the Plant Sciences.

Dr. James B. and Eleanor L. Ebert Scholarship

This non-endowed scholarship is awarded annually to a student majoring in Biology at UNC  Pembroke who will specialize in the study of Ecology. The criteria for selection are a 3.0 QPA and motivation and ecological commitment. Financial need is not a consideration. The award is renewable.

Dr. James B. Ebert, Professor Emeritus in Biology, has served the University since 1956 as Dean of Student Affairs and Assistant to the President during the 1960s and Associate Professor of Biology.

GlaxoSmithKline, Inc. Women in Science Endowed Scholarship

The purpose of the GlaxoSmithKline, Inc. Women in Science Scholars Endowed Scholarship is to recognize outstanding scholarship, to provide an incentive for women science students to enter the science profession, and to provide students with a woman scientist mentor at GlaxoSmithKline, Inc. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or better. Students’ QPA must remain at 3.0 or better to be eligible to continue to receive the award.

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS

The Doctors Cecil and Naomi Lee Conley Endowed Scholarship in Chemistry and The Doctors Naomi Lee and Cecil Conley Endowed Scholarship in Business Administration*

This scholarship documents the Donors’ wishes to support the area of study in which each of them specialized during their long and distinguished careers as faculty members.  In 1963, Dr. Cecil Conley became the chairman of Pembroke State University’s (now the University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Division of Science and Mathematics.  Dr. Naomi Lee, also a PSU alumna, was dean of women and assistant professor in the PSA Business Department.  Because of these ties to UNCP, the fact that they met and married while on the PSU campus, and because education had been their careers, these two now retired faculty members established the scholarships in 1993.  It has been their hope that these scholarships will benefit young people from the area.

Candidates for The Doctors Cecil and Naomi Lee Conley Endowed Scholarship in Chemistry shall be a Robeson County resident majoring in Chemistry, maintaining a 3.0 GPA, whose financial need may be considered but should not be a determining factor.  The Selection Committee shall consist of a University Committee in consultation with the Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Physics.  Dr. Cecil Conley shall be invited to participate in the final selection.  

The Mary Ann Elliott Endowed Scholarship*

The Donor wishes to support a financially deserving engineering student.  The recipients of The Mary Ann Elliott Endowed Scholarship will be residents of North Carolina studying toward a major in Engineering or Telecommunications-related field. Recipients must maintain a minimum of 2.5 QPA and may be full-time or part-time undergraduate students. The award will occur half in the fall and half in the spring semester, can be made in any year of study and is renewable.

William Robert George, Sr. Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship was established by A. Fred George in loving memory of his father, William Robert George. Mr. George was a Chemical engineer whose commitment to excellence both professionally and personally was a positive example to everyone who knew him. His support and encouragement were the key factors behind his three son’s success in the business world today. The recipient shall be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in chemistry. The recipient must be in financial need and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. The scholarship is renewable.

GlaxoSmithKline, Inc. Women in Science Endowed Scholarship

The purpose of the GlaxoSmithKline, Inc. Women in Science Scholars Endowed Scholarship is to recognize outstanding scholarship, to provide an incentive for women science students to enter the science profession, and to provide students with a woman scientist mentor at GlaxoSmithKline, Inc. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or better. Students’ QPA must remain at 3.0 or better to be eligible to continue to receive the award.

Linda D. Oxendine Memorial Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1989 and endowed by contributions from family members and friends of the late Linda D. Oxendine, a long time UNC Pembroke employee with the Physical Science Department. It is awarded annually to an outstanding student majoring in Physical Science.

John E. Reissner Memorial Scholarship*

The Donors wish to honor their husband and father by establishing a scholarship in his memory.  A professor emeritus in the Department of Chemistry and Physics, Dr. John Reissner joined the UNCP faculty in 1976 and continued to teach in the phased retirement program until his death in April 2006.

Dr. Reissner was dedicated to sharing the wonder of science with his students. The recipients of this scholarship will demonstrate an eagerness for knowledge and enthusiasm for learning, especially in the sciences. The ideal candidates will demonstrate a commitment to kindness, community service and/or the welfare of others.

The recipients of the John E. Reissner Memorial Scholarship will be residents of North Carolina with a declared or intended major in Chemistry at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 QPA and be full-time undergraduate students, of demonstrated financial need, in the sophomore, junior, or senior year of study. The award is renewable.

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, THEATRE, AND LANGUAGES

David L. Dean, Jr. Memorial Scholarship*

The Donors wish to honor their friend and son, David, by establishing this scholarship in his memory. David was a multi-talented person who loved art, singing, reading, and playing the guitar. He was a poet with works published in Poets of America. David was also very intelligent carrying a 4.0 GPA in the first 11 years of school.  At 13 he was an Eagle Scout and at 14 received the God and Country Award.  He loved being a student at UNCP, especially enjoying his English and History courses.  His message to students today would be to “stay in school and give it your all” and to “finish what you start.”

The recipients of the David L. Dean, Jr. Memorial Scholarship shall be residents of Robeson County majoring in English. Recipients must maintain a minimum 3.0 QPA and be full time undergraduate students at UNCP in any year of study. The recipients must be of demonstrated financial need and the award is renewable if funds are available.

Grace Loving Gibson Endowed Scholarship

The scholarship was established by students and friends of Grace E. L. Gibson, who taught composition, literature, journalism, and creative writing (1966-1986) in the Communicative Arts Department of UNC Pembroke. It is awarded annually to a talented student writer majoring in English, Theatre, and Languages who has demonstrated creativity and ability in communication.

Sue Betty Locklear Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The Sue Betty Locklear Endowed Memorial Scholarship was established in 1991 by faculty, family, and friends to honor the memory of Sue Betty Locklear, who served as secretary for more than twenty-one years in the Department of Communicative Arts. The award is to be made annually to a non-traditional student who is in need of financial assistance and who has declared a major in either the Department of English, Theatre, and Languages or the Department of History.

José Porrúa Turanzas Memorial Scholarship

The donor has established this scholarship to honor his deceased grandfather, José Porrúa Turanzas, who dedicated his life to promote Hispanic culture and made significant contributions to Hispanic studies through his intense editorial work.  This annual memorial scholarship is intended as an incentive to encourage academic excellence among students with a declared major or minor in Spanish at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke and to provide financial assistance to these outstanding students.

Candidate for award of this scholarship shall be either a part-time or full-time student in the junior year of study working toward a degree in Spanish at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke and maintaining a 3.0 QPA.  This award is not based upon financial need, is non-renewable, and has no residency restrictions.

Robeson County Living History Endowed Scholarship*

This scholarship was established by a group of interested individuals, organizations and corporations in Lumberton, NC who believe that the opportunity to assist students in pursuit of higher education in the area of performing arts is a worthwhile and necessary activity. First priority will be given to a resident of Robeson County who has participated in a Living History Club project during high school. Recipients will be students majoring in some aspect of performing arts to include but not limited to Music, Dramatic Literature & Performance, Arts Management, Theatre Education and Middle Grades Licensure.

DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY

Dr. Thomas E. and Cheryl E. Ross Endowed Scholarship in Geography

      The Donors wish to establish this scholarship to encourage the study of geography at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

The recipients of the scholarship will be full-time undergraduate students in any year of study, maintaining a minimum 2.5 QPA and must have completed at least six semester hours of geography at UNCP. Preference should be given to students who are seeking a minor or concentration in geography. When and if a major in Geography/Geo-Environmental Studies is established, preference will be given to a Geography major (though a Geo-Environmental Studies major may be considered if no Geography major or minor qualifies).  The faculty of the Department of Geology and Geography may also award this scholarship to a student, regardless of major, minor, or concentration, who earns a place on the State of North Carolina Geography Bowl Team and competes in competition held at the annual meeting of the Southeast Division of the Association of American Geographers.

The recipient will be identified and the award made in the Spring of the year. The award is renewable if funds are available.  There is no restriction of residency, and financial need is not to be a consideration for awarding.

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

Elizabeth Lord Baldwin Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

This scholarship was established in memory of Elizabeth Lord Baldwin.  Ms. Baldwin was a 1986 UNC Pembroke graduate with a B.A. in Political Science.  She was an involved and active student.  After graduation, Ms. Baldwin excelled in the US Army.  The recipient(s) will be a junior and/or senior maintaining a 3.0 or better QPA.  A North Carolina resident is preferred.  The recipient will be a political science major in the Department of Political Science or a history major in the Department of History.  Consideration may be given to an education major who has declared a major in political science or history.  Applicants will also have a demonstrated strong work ethic, personal achievement, and be in need of financial assistance.

John Green Memorial Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1984 and endowed by generous contributions from The Robesonian, family members, and friends of the late John Green (‘84).  The scholarship is given to a capable and energetic student who wishes to pursue a career in writing.  It will be awarded to a student majoring in History, Journalism, or Creative Writing.

The Nancy Jones-Dorothy Hupp Memorial Scholarship*

The Donors wish to honor the memory of Nancy Jones and Dorothy Hupp.  Two awards will be presented, one in the fall and one in the spring.  Candidates awarded shall be residents of North Carolina, non-traditional females majoring in History (including SSE and American Studies concentrations). Candidate selections shall be based upon: part-time or full-time enrollment (minimum of 6 hours, except for graduate students); classification as a Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student; and, a minimum of a 3.2 QPA.  Each award will be worth $250.00.

Sue Betty Locklear Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The Sue Betty Locklear Endowed Memorial Scholarship was established in 1991 by faculty, family, and friends to honor the memory of Sue Betty Locklear, who served as secretary for more than twenty-one years in the Department of Communicative Arts.  The award is to be made annually to a non-traditional student who is in need of financial assistance and who has declared a major in either the Department of English, Theatre, and Languages or the Department of History.

James C.  Maynor Endowed Scholarship*

This scholarship was established by Dr. Jayne P. Maynor to honor her father, James C. Maynor, a member of the UNCP class of 1950 and generous benefactor. The recipients of the James C. Maynor Endowed Scholarship will be residents of North Carolina with a major in history. Recipients must maintain a minimum of 2.5 QPA and be full time undergraduate students. The award will occur half in the fall semester and half in the spring semester, can be made in any year of study and is renewable.

Clifton Oxendine Memorial Endowed Scholarship*

This scholarship was established by family, colleagues, students and admirers to honor the late Dr. Clifton Oxendine who served UNC Pembroke from 1939 to 1970, first as Dean of the college and then as Professor Emeritus of American History.  This scholarship is awarded annually to a disadvantaged student majoring in American History with first preference to a Native American from Robeson or surrounding counties.

Sons of the Revolution, North Carolina Society, American History Scholarship

The donors wish to contribute to the educational support of students majoring in American History whose field of study concentrates on the Revolutionary Period and/or the period of establishment of the new democratic government of the United States of America through the establishment of The Sons of the Revolution American History Scholarship.

This will be a one-year scholarship award of $1,000 and may be repeated in future years.  The UNCP history faculty will select the recipient, who may be either a full-time or part-time undergraduate in any year of study. At the end of the academic year, the recipient will be required to submit to the Secretary of the Sons of the Revolution a typed research paper on an appropriate topic as part of the Chapter’s evaluation process.  The Chapter will reserve the right to publish the paper in its publications.

Max M. Weinstein Memorial Scholarship

This non-endowed scholarship is awarded annually to a history major.  The recipient is selected on the basis of scholarship.

DEPARTMENT OF MASS COMMUNICATION

Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. (WRAL) Endowed Broadcasting Scholarship

The scholarship is provided annually to a student in the Broadcasting contract degree program.  The student must carry a full course load of twelve hours or more, maintain an acceptable standard of academic performance and provide a commitment to WNCP-TV.  The award is renewable.

James A. Comstock Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to students majoring in the field of Broadcast Engineering.  Recipients must possess exceptional grades across the curriculum. Students must maintain a 3.2 QPA in all courses.

John Green Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The scholarship was established in 1984 and endowed by generous contributions from The Robesonian, family members, and friends of the late John Green (‘84).  The scholarship is given to a capable and energetic student who wishes to pursue a career in writing.  It will be awarded to a student majoring in History, Journalism (i.e., broadcasting), or Creative Writing.

Newy Scruggs Sports Broadcasting Endowed Scholarship

After receiving success in various large markets across the country in the field of sports broadcasting, the Donor wishes to assist other young people who have chosen a similar career track by establishing the Newy Scruggs Sports Broadcasting Endowed Scholarship.  The primary requirement for candidates to be awarded this scholarship shall be students majoring in Mass Communication with plans to pursue a career in sports broadcasting, sports reporting or sports information.  Final preference will be given to any Mass Communication student who plans to participate in athletics at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.  All candidates must be full-time undergraduate students in any year of study and maintain at least the minimum university standard QPA. 

Time-Warner Cable Endowed Broadcasting Scholarship

This scholarship is provided annually to a student in the Broadcasting contract degree program.  The student must carry a full course load of twelve hours or more, maintaining an acceptable standard of academic performance and provide a commitment to WNCP-TV.  The award is renewable.

Gene Warren Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to a student majoring or intending to pursue a career in journalism or public relations.  It is based on academic performance.  The award is renewable.

WBTW-TV 13 Endowed Broadcasting Scholarship

The WBTW scholarship is provided annually to a student in the Broadcasting degree program.  The student must carry a full course load of twelve hours or more, maintain an acceptable standard of academic performance and provide a commitment to WNCP-TV.  The award is renewable.

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE

Claude W. Berry Memorial Endowed Scholarship*

This scholarship was established by family, friends, and students to honor the memory of Claude W. Berry, Jr., a renowned Robeson County educator.  Claude Berry served Robeson County as a seventh grade math teacher, Director of Exceptional Children in the Red Springs City School System and later as Director of Program Services for the Public Schools of Robeson County.  He also served as a part-time faculty member of UNCP in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

The recipient of this annual award shall be a Robeson County graduate with the declared major in mathematics and/or computer science.  The recipient will be chosen regardless of race, gender or financial need.  The recipient must maintain a 3.0 QPA or better.  The award is renewable.

Terry Nathaniel Chavis Scholarship*

This scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to a Purnell Swett High School graduate with a demonstrated financial need majoring in Computer Science.  Students granted this nonrenewable scholarship must maintain a 3.0 QPA and must be full-time undergraduate students in their freshman year of study.

Jason Wayne Hunt Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

The Donor, on behalf of the Family and Phi Sigma Nu Fraternity, wishes to establish the Jason Wayne Hunt Endowed Memorial Scholarship to honor the memory of Jason.

At the time of his death, Jason was a rising Junior at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke with Computer Science as his declared major. Jason’s strongest subjects were Science and Math, but he also loved helping children by tutoring them. He was active with his fraternity, Phi Sigma Nu; played softball and worked part-time while a full-time student.  This scholarship was established to carry Jason’s name and dream to deserving students seeking a goal and a dream of a college education. 

Candidates for award of this scholarship shall be residents of Robeson County, the state of North Carolina, showing financial need, a full-time undergraduate student in the sophomore year of study, majoring in Computer Science and maintaining the minimum university standard QPA. 

DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC

Bradley Alford Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The Donor wishes to celebrate the life and contributions, and memorialize the death of this gifted musician.  Candidates for award of this scholarship shall be a full time undergraduate student, from any state and/or country and of any nationality, in the junior or senior year of study, majoring in Music and maintaining a 3.0 QPA.  The scholarship, to be awarded half in the fall and half in the spring,  is not based on financial need, but based on GPA and talent. One $500.00 scholarship shall be awarded per year pending available funds.

Dr. Gordon R. Gibson Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The donor wishes to recognize musical excellence and personal commitment to Music Department activities at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke by establishing, in March 2005, the Dr. Gordon R. Gibson Endowed Memorial Scholarship.  Dr. Gibson taught music at the State University of New York at Brockport for 23 years.  He was an orchestral and opera conductor. During his career he served as the musical director and conductor for more than 60 musical productions. As he was also an accomplished pianist, he concluded his career in service at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke as staff accompanist.  Dr. Gibson died May 13, 2004, at the age of 80.

The candidate for award of this scholarship shall be a full-time, graduate or undergraduate student majoring in Music at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.  Candidate must be in the junior or senior year of study possessing a minimum QPA of 2.5 to be considered for this award.  There is no residency restriction or restriction to financial need.  This scholarship is non-renewable.

Doris B. Johnson Endowed Scholarship in Music

The Doris B. Johnson Endowed scholarship was established by her husband, Dr. Kenneth Johnson, in her memory. The scholarship is awarded annually to a music major who is active in the Music Educators National Conference.

Margaret S. Jones Endowed Scholarship

The fund was established by friends of UNC Pembroke in honor of Mrs. Margaret S. Jones, wife of former Chancellor Dr. English E. Jones, to aid students in obtaining their educational goals. This scholarship is given annually to an outstanding music major who has proven him/herself to be a dedicated student with exceptional talent, and has exhibited a willingness to use this talent for the benefit of the department. It is awarded in the spring to a returning student.

Singer-Swinger Scholarship

This fund was established by the “Singers and Swingers” to provide financial assistance to students who are enrolled in one or more of the music performing groups on the UNC Pembroke campus.  The scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need, talent, and the needs of the University.

Harold C. Slagle Endowed Scholarship

The Slagle scholarship is awarded to a deserving student on the basis of musical talent and academic ability.  Funds for this award are donated by the members of the Eta Beta Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, a national music fraternity.

Strike at the Wind! Service Scholarship

The Donor wishes to reward students who give time to community service by establishing the Strike at the Wind!  Service Scholarship.

Candidates for award of this scholarship shall be individuals with demonstrated evidence of community service and who are majoring in Art, American Indian Studies or Music at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.  There shall be no restriction of residency, year of study, QPA or financial need. 

DEPARTMENT OF NURSING

Campbell Soup Company Student Nursing Endowed Scholarship

The Campbell Soup Company Student Nursing Endowed Scholarship was established in 1994 to be used for nursing scholarships for disadvantaged students enrolled in the RN Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

H. Gail Davis Endowed Nursing Scholarship*

The Donors wish to honor H. Gail Davis by establishing this scholarship in her honor.  Southeastern Regional Medical Center’s family and friends recognize Ms. Davis for her 38 years of dedicated service to the nursing profession and her contributions that ensured consistent, quality patient care.

Candidate for award of this scholarship shall be a resident of the state of North Carolina who is a full-time undergraduate student in the junior or senior year of study seeking a degree in Nursing and maintaining a 2.5 QPA at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. There is no restriction of financial need, and the award is renewable.

Mary McKenzie Edwards Endowed Scholarship*

A scholarship established by her daughter in loving memory, Mary McKenzie Edwards struggled to earn her degree in nursing in the 1930’s. This scholarship is designed to assist students enrolled in the University Nursing Program who are in financial need. Recipients must be residents of Robeson County with first preference for award to members and descendants of the Lumbee and Tuscarora tribes. The scholarship awards are available to all nursing students. Recipients must be in good academic standing.

Joan Howard Wallace NCSDAR-AI Nursing Scholarship

The Donor, a nurse, is fulfilling a goal by establishing this scholarship at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke to provide financial assistance to an American Indian nursing student who exhibits ability and promise in the nursing profession. 

The NCSDAR (North Carolina Society Daughters of the American Revolution) State Chairman-American Indians Committee was established in Washington, D.C. in 1941 to educate members of the DAR and school children about the Native American Culture and to provide funds for education of American Indian students.  The Donor was appointed Chair of that organization in 2000.  The scholarship’s name reflects the DAR support and the American Indian Committee.

Candidates for award of this scholarship shall be of demonstrated financial need and a full-time nursing student in the sophomore to senior year of study at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.   There is no restriction for residency of any county and no minimum QPA is required.

DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION

Marshall W. and Gertrude Locklear Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

The Marshall W. and Gertrude Locklear Endowed Memorial Scholarship was initially established by family and friends in 1990 to honor the memory of Marshall W. Locklear.  In 2000, Gertrude Locklear’s name was added to honor her memory as well. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student from Robeson County who is working toward a degree in Religion.  The recipient should be a candidate for the ministry or plan to go into some form of full-time religious service.  The scholarship is renewable as long as the student makes satisfactory progress toward completion of the degree.

Ruth Martin Endowed Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1990 and endowed by family, friends, alumni, colleagues, and church groups in memory of Miss Ruth Martin, Associate Professor of Religion (1953-1985), for her many years of service to the University and the community.  The award is given annually to a student who is a Religion major preparing for full-time religious service.

The Ministry Through Education Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established by a donor to assist students who aspire to serve their fellow man and community through ministry.  The recipients will be either full- or part-time undergraduate students with a major in Religion, Religious Education, or Education with a concentration in Religion.  Recipients must maintain a minimum University QPA.

DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Elizabeth Lord Baldwin Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

This scholarship was established in memory of Elizabeth Lord Baldwin.  Ms. Baldwin was a 1986 UNC Pembroke graduate with a B.A. in Political Science.  She was an involved and active student.  After graduation, Ms. Baldwin excelled in the US Army.  The recipient(s) will be a junior and/or senior maintaining a 3.0 or better QPA.  A North Carolina resident is preferred.  The recipient will be a political science major in the Department of Political Science or a history major in the Department of History.  Consideration may be given to an education major who has declared a major in political science or history.  Applicants will also have a demonstrated strong work ethic, personal achievement, and be in need of financial assistance.

Walter L. Weisberg Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Political Science

The Weisberg scholarship was established by the Weisberg family in memory of Walter L. Weisberg, a professor of Political Science at UNC Pembroke, 1975-1981.  Recipients of the scholarship are selected on the basis of academic achievement.

DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY AND COUNSELING

Jetter Bernard Locklear Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1988 by friends, family members, and Mrs. Francine Locklear in memory of her husband, Jetter Bernard Locklear this scholarship is awarded to an academically talented, economically disadvantaged Native American, who is pursuing a degree in the Human/Social Services.  The recipient of the scholarship will have declared a major in Psychology, Sociology, or Social Work.

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORK

College of Arts and Sciences Endowed Scholarship for Social Work Majors*

The Donor wishes to establish the College of Arts and Sciences Endowed Scholarship for Social Work Majors at UNC Pembroke to honor the memory of a former student who successfully completed the requirements for a degree in Social Work in December 2002.

Candidate for award of this scholarship shall be a resident of the state of North Carolina, demonstrating financial need, a full-time student in any year of study, majoring in Social Work and maintaining the minimum 2.5 QPA.  The scholarship is non-renewable.

Maurice Bodenstein-Holocaust Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Social Work

This award honors the memory of Maurice Bodenstein, who survived the European death camps in World War II.  After liberation, he became a social worker, assisting youngsters who survived the Holocaust.  He helped them recover optimism and self-respect. This scholarship is given to a Social Work major for the purchase of textbooks.

Margaret Kennerdell George Endowed Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was funded by A. Fred George in loving memory of his mother, Margaret Kennerdell George.  Mrs. George, as a social worker, gave unselfishly of her time and compassion to enhance the lives of and provide opportunities for less fortunate children in Akron, Ohio.  Mrs. George was a true professional, respected by her peers and dearly loved by those whose lives she touched.  The scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Social Work.  No restrictions apply regarding race or geographical domain; however, the recipient must qualify for financial assistance and maintain a 3.0 or higher QPA.  The scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient makes the satisfactory progress in the program.

Jetter Bernard Locklear Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1988 by friends, family members, and Mrs. Francine Locklear in memory of her husband, Jetter Bernard Locklear.  The scholarship is awarded to an academically talented, economically disadvantaged Native American who is pursuing a degree in the Human/Social Services.  The recipient of the scholarship will have declared a major in Psychology, Sociology, or Social Work.

Dr. Von S. Locklear Memorial Scholarship in Social Work

The Dr. Von S. Locklear Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a sophomore or junior  Social Work major to be used for a year of study.  Preference will be given to:(a) persons who demonstrate an appreciation for the Lumbee culture and tradition; (b) those who have demonstrated a commitment to the social work profession; and ( c) a good QPA.  The scholarship is given in memory of Von Locklear who died of cancer in 1989 at the age of 36.  During his short adult life, Von consistently demonstrated an unconditional commitment to the profession of social work.

Social Work Faculty Scholarship

The Donors wish to provide financial assistance to social work majors to help fund their education.

Candidate for award of this scholarship shall be either a part-time or full-time undergraduate student of financial need in the junior or senior year of study, majoring in Social Work and maintaining a 2.5 QPA at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. The candidate shall also be an active member of the Campus Association of Social Workers (CASW).  There is no restriction to residency, and this award is non-renewable.

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Eagle Claw Service Club Scholarship

This non-endowed scholarship was established in 2000 by inmates at Robeson Correctional Institute who wish to provide financial assistance to students in the Criminal Justice curriculum at UNCP. Students receiving this award will demonstrate financial need, declare a Criminal Justice major, maintain the minimum university QPA and be enrolled full time. The scholarship is renewable and may be awarded in any year of study. The award will occur in the fall of each year provided funds remain available.

Jetter Bernard Locklear Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1988 by friends, family members, and Mrs. Francine Locklear in memory of her husband, Jetter Bernard Locklear.  The scholarship is awarded to an academically talented, economically disadvantaged Native American who is pursuing a degree in the Human/Social Services.  The recipient of the scholarship will have declared a major in Psychology, Sociology, or Social Work.

Arthur Wendell “A.W.” Oxendine Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Arthur Wendell “A.W.” Oxendine, a ten year veteran of the Robeson County Sheriff’s Department and a thirteen year veteran of the Scotland County Sheriff’s Department died in the line of duty in 1993 as a result of injuries sustained in a hit-and-run traffic collision.  The scholarship is given in his memory to assist a student majoring in the field of Criminal Justice who demonstrates qualities of honesty and leadership and who has met the academic requirements of the University.

 

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIPS

The Jackie Parker Adams Endowed Scholarship*

The Donors wish to establish this endowment to honor the life of Jackie Parker Adams, a 1980 graduate of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Candidates for award of this scholarship shall be a full time student at UNCP in any year of study, majoring in Business and maintaining a 3.0 QPA.  Recipient must be of demonstrated financial need and be a resident of North Carolina.  As part of the application process, candidate must submit a short essay explaining why he/she should receive the award.

 “Believe It, Achieve It” Scholarship

Established by the UNCP Students in Free Enterprise club, this non-endowed scholarship is designed to assist aspiring students who demonstrate outstanding leadership potential so that they might reap the many benefits of a college education. Emphasis will be placed on student involvement within the University community.

The recipient of this scholarship shall be a full time student in the School of Business. The recipient must maintain at least a 3.0 QPA in their major of Business or Accounting. Financial need is not a consideration.

Century 21 The Real Estate Center Endowed Scholarship

The Donor wishes to encourage young men and women to pursue an education in the field of business by establishing a scholarship that will provide incentive and support. CENTURY 21 The Real Estate Center supports the mission of higher education in general and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in particular, and hopes to promote careers in business by sponsoring this award.  As a longtime leader in the Lumberton business community, CENTURY 21 feels a civic responsibility towards the residents of the area, and intends this award to demonstrate the seriousness of their commitment to the growth and prosperity of this area.     

Candidates for award of this scholarship shall be a resident of Robeson County in the state of North Carolina and a full time undergraduate student in the School of Business who has committed to business as a major, and is maintaining a 3.0 GPA at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. The scholarship may be re-awarded annually to the same student assuming he or she meets the criteria above.

The Doctors Cecil and Naomi Lee Conley Endowed Scholarship in Chemistry and The Doctors Naomi Lee and Cecil Conley Endowed Scholarship in Business Administration*

This scholarship documents the Donors’ wishes to support the area of study in which each of them specialized during their long and distinguished careers as faculty members.  In 1963, Dr. Cecil Conley became the chairman of Pembroke State University’s (now the University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Division of Science and Mathematics.  Dr. Naomi Lee, also a PSU alumna, was dean of women and assistant professor in the PSU Business Department.  Because of these ties to UNCP, the fact that they met and married while on the PSU campus, and because education had been their careers, these two now retired faculty members established the scholarships in 1993.  It has been their hope that these scholarships will benefit young people from the area.

Candidates for award of The Doctors Naomi Lee and Cecil Conley Endowed Scholarship in Business Administration shall be a Robeson County resident majoring in Business Administration, maintaining a 3.0 GPA, whose financial need may be considered but should not be a determining factor.  The Selection Committee shall consist of a University Committee in consultation with the Dean of the School of Business.  Dr. Naomi Lee Conley shall be invited to participate in the final selection.  

Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina, Inc. Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established through the generosity of independent insurance agents throughout North Carolina to provide scholarship support to sophomores, juniors and senior students with a declared major in Business. The recipients must meet all academic requirements of the University. The award amount will paid half in the fall and spring.

Mazda Foundation Scholars*

The Mazda Foundation(USA), Inc. scholarship was established in 2000 to provide a tuition-free education to students at UNCP. The recipient should demonstrate academic excellence, leadership potential and the desire to succeed. Academic excellence can be demonstrated with a minimum 3.5 high school GPA. The scholarship may be renewed each year as long as the  recipient maintains a 3.0 grade point average and meets the requirements of the School of Business.

DEPARTMENTAL SCHOLARSHIPS

DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

The Accounting Students’ Association Book Scholarship

The Donors wish to establish The Accounting Students’ Association Book Scholarship, a non-endowed fund, to assist at least one undergraduate student per year at UNCP, depending upon fund availability, who is working toward a degree in Accounting.  The purpose of this fund is to provide financial assistance with textbook purchases.

Candidate for consideration of this award shall be a full time undergraduate student in the sophomore, junior or senior year of study at UNCP meeting a 2.0 minimum QPA standard restriction.  Candidate must be an Accounting major who has completed and passed ACC227 or ACC228, or the equivalent, with a “C” or better.  Candidate does not have to be of demonstrated financial need and the award is renewable.

The Sandhills Chapter of North Carolina Association of CPAs Scholarship*

The Donor wishes to support and encourage the accounting profession in North Carolina, and specifically in the Sandhills region, by providing scholarships that will assist area students in the achievement of their educational goals.  Because the Association and the Chapter are committed to the advancement of the profession among young people, this scholarship has been established to promote accounting education and careers among students from the Sandhills region who may eventually choose to practice in this region.  

Candidates for award of this scholarship shall be residents of the Sandhills area, which is defined as Bladen, Columbus, Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Lee, Moore, Richmond, Robeson, Sampson, and Scotland Counties, with intentions of working within these same counties after graduation.   Candidates will be selected based upon financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completed in the Financial Aid office prior to consideration. The candidate may be an entering freshman or returning student, either full-time or part-time, undergraduate or graduate, in any year of study and maintaining a 2.5 QPA. The scholarships shall be awarded by the Dean of the School of Business or his/her representative who will make the determination whether the award will consist of one $1,000 award (to be distributed $500 in the fall, and $500 in the spring), or two separate awards of $500 (to be distributed $250 in the fall, and $250 in the spring).  The award will be renewable if funds are available.

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AND FINANCE

BB&T Finance and Banking Endowment

The Finance and Banking Endowment is designed to provide opportunities for students who are majoring in finance and to provide funds for the development of a strong academic environment. The endowment will be used to fund student scholarships in finance and banking. It will also be used to provide research support for faculty, leading-edge banking and financial services software packages, computer and other technological equipment, special library resources, and other needs that cannot be met with state funds alone. The goal of the endowment is to ensure a strong academic program that will produce viable, marketable students in finance and banking.

Mr. and Mrs. Mohammad Ismail Scholarship for Economics Majors

The Donor wishes to honor his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mohammad Ismail, who assisted and encouraged pursuit of knowledge and wisdom, by providing scholarships in their names for the purpose of assisting students in the achievement of their educational goals. This scholarship has been established to promote education among students in UNCP’s School of Business who have chosen the field of economics as their major.

The following criteria must be met in awarding the scholarship:

1.   The candidate may be a first-time or returning undergraduate student, either full-time or part-time.

2.   She/he is in the sophomore, junior, or senior year of study.

3.   She/he has taken at least two economics courses at UNCP’s School of Business and maintains a 3.0 QPA in economics courses.

4.   She/he has taken economics courses taught by a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who has a Ph.D. in economics. That is, economics courses taken outside UNCP’s School of Business or taught by faculty who do not have a Ph.D. in economics or are not full-time tenured or tenure-track will not be considered in the calculation of QPA.

5.   Should a situation arise where there are two or more candidates who meet criteria 1-4, the student who has taken more math courses will be awarded the scholarship.

6.   Should a situation arise where there are two or more candidates who meet criteria 1-5, the student who has taken more logic, philosophy, physics, music, and art courses will be awarded the scholarship. 

The recipient shall be selected, on merit, from the candidates meeting criteria 1-6, by the committee of faculty members at the School of Business appointed by the dean of School of Business. Two separate awards of $250.00 each term should occur within one scholastic year. The award can be renewable if funds are available and if application criteria are met, at the discretion of the committee.

   

 

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

DEPARTMENTAL SCHOLARSHIPS

AIR FORCE ROTC PROGRAM

Stacy Ryan Locklear Air Force ROTC Endowed Scholarship Fund*

The Donors wish to establish a scholarship to honor the memory of Stacy Ryan Locklear, who profoundly impacted the lives of his father, family, and friends. Ryan was a vibrant 3-year-old who passed away unexpectedly on July 25, 2004.  He was proud of his dad, who was commissioned an Air Force officer in 1989 through the UNCP Air Force ROTC Program. 

The Air Force ROTC (AFROTC) curriculum teaches leadership, follower-ship, communication skills, management, and a myriad of other essential skills and is designed to prepare students to assume positions of increasing responsibility in the modern Air Force.

Candidate for award of this scholarship shall be an American Indian resident of Robeson County. The candidate shall be a full-time, undergraduate student in the junior or senior year of study participating in the Air Force ROTC Program at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.  The candidate shall maintain a 3.0 QPA and must be of demonstrated financial need.

ARMY ROTC PROGRAM

Faye Nye Lewis Endowed Scholarship

The scholarship, generously supported by Ms. Lewis, is awarded annually to a sophomore ROTC candidate who has completed his or her freshman year as a Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) student.  It is to provide funds for the student’s sophomore year as an ROTC cadet, and is based on his/her overall achievement.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Adolph and Dorothy L. Blue Family Endowed Scholarship*

This scholarship is being established in honor of Dorothy Locklear Blue and in memory of Adolph Blue.  Dorothy, a 1955 graduate of UNCP, is a retired educator having worked in the Public Schools of Robeson County for 38 years.  Adolph, former Assistant Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds at UNCP, retired in 1991 with 25 years of service.  The Donors wish to establish this scholarship to stress the importance of education and to support students seeking degrees in the teaching profession.  Education at UNCP is a family legacy established five generations ago by Dorothy’s grandfather, Anderson Locklear (Locklear Hall), and continues to this day.

The recipients of the scholarship will be residents of Robeson County with a declared major in Education. Recipients must maintain the minimum University QPA and be full-time undergraduate students of demonstrated financial need in their junior or senior year of study. The award is renewable as long as funds are available.

James Knox Braboy Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

The Donor wishes to honor the memory of Mr. James Knox Braboy by establishing a scholarship that will recognize his dedication to the teaching profession and to acknowledge his lifelong passion for educating under-served children.  Mr. Braboy received his two-year diploma from the Indian Normal School (now UNCP) in 1928 and returned in 1958 to receive his four-year degree in Education.  In 1970 he was named South Carolina’s Teacher of the Year and one of the top three teachers in the nation.

After his death in 1976, Mr. Braboy was described as being “a just and kind man,” serving his people faithfully, and walking humbly with God.  His main purpose in life was to see that the Indian children at Leland Grove School (Dillon, South Carolina) got the best education that he could provide them with the limited resources available to him.

Candidate for award of this scholarship shall be of American Indian descent and a legal resident of Robeson County in the junior or senior year of study seeking a degree in Education at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.  Candidate may be a part-time or full-time undergraduate, but must maintain the University’s minimum QPA standard and be of demonstrated financial need.  The award is renewable.

Mary Elizabeth Jones Brayboy Endowed Scholarship

Established in honor of Mary Elizabeth Jones Brayboy, eligible recipients of this scholarship are Native American women enrolled as full-time undergraduate students majoring in Education. Recipients of this renewable scholarship must maintain a 3.0 QPA.

John J., Lela, and Steve Brooks Endowed Memorial  Scholarship*

The scholarship was established in memory of John J. Brooks by the Brooks family. John J. Brooks was a Native American alumnus of the institution and a teacher in the local public schools for many years. The family wishes to honor their deceased mother, Lela Brooks, and brother, Steve Brooks, by adding their names to the existing scholarship.

The recipient shall be a Native American graduate of the Public Schools of Robeson County who shows academic promise, who has demonstrated need for financial assistance in attending college, who intends to study and pursue a career in education with the Public Schools of Robeson County, and who by virtue of birth, affiliation, or experiences is genuinely committed to encouraging the study, understanding, and preservation of Native American history, tradition, and culture. Recipient must maintain the university minimum standards of 2.5 QPA and be a full-time undergraduate student. The award shall occur in the fall and is renewable.

Class of 1955 Endowed Scholarship

Having greatly benefited from the existence of this educational institution, and recognizing the impact of a college education upon the quality of their lives, the donors have established the Class of 1955 Endowed Scholarship at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke as a testament of their gratitude and appreciation.

Candidate for award of this scholarship shall be of American Indian descent.  The candidate shall be a first-semester senior at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, majoring in Education, with plans to go immediately into the teaching profession.  This award is not based upon financial need and is non-renewable.  The candidate must be full-time status and must maintain a 2.5 QPA.  There is no restriction on residency.

James H. and Katherine B. Dial Endowed Scholarship In Education*

The Donor wishes to honor James H. Dial, the patriarch of the Dial Family and lifelong educator and community leader, by establishing the James H. and Katherine B. Dial Endowed Scholarship in Education.  Candidate for award of this scholarship shall be a Native American resident of Robeson County, North Carolina, showing financial need, who is either a full-time or part-time undergraduate student in the junior year of study, majoring in Education (K-7) and maintaining a 3.0 QPA. Scholarship is non-renewable.

Ruby Carter Dial Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The Donors wish to recognize distinguished service to education as a teacher, administrator, counselor and mentor to young people.  Candidates for award of this scholarship shall be residents of Robeson County, the state of North Carolina, who are either full-or-part time undergraduate students in their junior year of study, and maintaining a 3.0 QPA at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.  The $500.00 annual award is merit based; candidates do not have to be of financial need.  First preference will be given to a Robeson County American Indian enrolled in the teacher certification program, not receiving other financial aid, with demonstrated community service, involvement and experience in American Indian Youth programs and activities.  The award will be made half in the fall and half in the spring and the award shall not exceed $500 per year.  The award will be renewable if funds are available.

Dial-Chavis SNCAE Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was endowed in 1992 by Harriet Caligan Dial, UniServ Director of NCAE, and wife of UNC Pembroke Professor Emeritus, Dr. Adolph L. Dial. It honors longtime Robeson County educator Agnes Hunt Chavis who served the NEA in leadership roles at the local, state, and national levels. The award is presented annually to a junior or senior education (or related academic field) major who plans to teach in the public schools. Candidates must be members of the SNCAE-UNCP Chapter. The choice of a recipient will be based on academic achievement and financial need. The scholarship is renewable.

Dr. Carl M. Fisher Memorial Scholarship

The Donors wish to honor their husband and father, Dr. Carl M. Fisher, who died March 30, 2006, after 37 years of service to The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, by establishing this scholarship in his memory. Dr. Fisher was employed at UNCP from 1967 until his retirement in 1994. While at UNCP he worked as a professor in the Education Department and an administrator.  One of his greatest aspirations was to teach in a way that would encourage students to want to continue their education.  Therefore, this scholarship is being established to help a deserving student in the School of Education achieve her or his ultimate goal of an undergraduate or graduate degree at UNC Pembroke.

The recipients of the Dr. Carl M. Fisher Memorial Scholarship must have a declared major in Education and maintain a minimum 3.0 QPA. Recipients may be either part- or full-time undergraduate students in their junior or senior year of study or graduate students. There is no restriction of residency or financial need. The award is renewable if funds are available.

Brian Freeman Endowed Scholarship for Teaching Excellence*

The Donor wishes to establish this scholarship to commemorate his selection as the National Education Association’s Teaching Excellence Award recipient for 2003.  Brian is the first teacher from North Carolina to receive this honor.  He would like to financially assist a K-6 Elementary Education major at UNCP to follow in his footsteps and to encourage him/her to make a positive impact in the lives of children.

Candidate for award of this scholarship shall be a resident of Robeson County who is a full time undergraduate student in the junior year of study, majoring in K-6 Elementary Education and maintaining a 3.0 QPA at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.  The recipient does not have to be of demonstrated financial need.

James Leon and Christine Roberts Hunt Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The Donors wish to honor the patriarch and matriarch of the Hunt Family by establishing the James Leon and Christine Roberts Hunt Endowed Memorial Scholarship.   Leon, UNCP Class of 1950, and Christine, UNCP Class of 1957, were the first members of their respective families to earn a college degree. They were both retired educators in Robeson County, North Carolina collectively working a total of 60 years. Leon and Christine believed strongly in education and worked hard to provide educational opportunities for their six sons, four of whom are also graduates of UNCP.

Candidate for award of this scholarship shall be of demonstrated financial need, a full-time undergraduate student in the junior or senior year of study at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke majoring in Education and maintaining a 2.5 QPA.

Herman and Louise M. Jenkins Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

This scholarship was established by the family as a living memorial in honor of Herman and Louise M. Jenkins who were life-long residents of Richmond County, NC.  It is designed to help students who are in need of financial assistance to continue their education at UNC Pembroke.  First preference will be given to students from Richmond County who are planning to teach in Richmond County.  Students must demonstrate that they are deserving of this award on the basis of achievement, motivation, and hard work.

Wendy Lee Klenotiz Endowed Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in loving memory of UNCP student Wendy Lee Klenotiz by her family and friends. The recipient shall be a female full-time rising junior or senior student majoring in special education. The recipient must maintain at least a 2.7 grade point average to receive and maintain the award. The award is renewable each year. Preference will be given to students involved in athletics and with special health needs. Financial need will be taken into consideration.

Anderson N. Locklear Endowed Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the descendants of Anderson N. Locklear in 1990 to honor the memory of this pioneer educator (1870-1934), who served for forty-two years as a teacher and principal in the Native American schools of Robeson County. Mr. Locklear was a member of the first class of the old Normal School (later to become UNC Pembroke), where he served as a trustee for many years.  Locklear Hall, which houses the Department of Art on the UNC Pembroke campus, is named in his honor. Awarded annually to a Native American student majoring in teacher education, the scholarship may be renewed as long as the recipient is in good standing.

Pearlie Locklear Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a Native American student majoring in Early Childhood Education, the scholarship is made possible by gifts from the Pearlie Locklear family. The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. The scholarship may be renewed as long as the recipient is in good standing at the University.

Josephine B. Lucente Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Mrs. Josephine Burnett Lucente, an alumna of UNCP and retired elementary school teacher, so that aspiring teachers may reap the many benefits of a college education and a teaching career.  The scholarship is to be awarded annually to a sophomore or junior elementary education major with a strong background in basic skills such as reading and mathematics.  Recipient must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA, be in financial need, and be of good character.

Lumbee Regional Development Association (LRDA) Early Childhood Development Endowed Scholarship*

The Donor wishes to help students seeking a degree in Early Childhood Education (Birth through Kindergarten) by establishing the LRDA Early Childhood Development Endowed Scholarship.  Candidate selections shall be based upon:  a Robeson County resident of full-time enrollment; classification as a Junior; an Early Childhood (Birth to Kindergarten) major; adherence to the minimum University QPA; and, of demonstrated financial need.   The award shall be made half in the Spring and half the succeeding Fall.The Ministry Through Education Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established by a donor to assist students who aspire to serve their fellow man and community through ministry.  The recipients will be either full- or part-time undergraduate students with a major in Religion, Religious Education, or Education with a concentration in Religion.  Recipients must maintain a minimum University QPA.

The George H. Martino Endowed Memorial Scholarship

His daughter Georgiann M. George established this scholarship in loving memory of Mr. George H. Martino.  Mr. Martino lived his life as a positive example to all who had the joy of knowing him. He was a quiet and compassionate man, a good husband, a loving father and a nurturing grandfather.  He is remembered as an untiring volunteer who gave unselfishly to those less fortunate than he was.

Candidate for award of this scholarship shall be a full time undergraduate student at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke in any year of study.  They must have a declared major in Education and be of demonstrated financial need.  Candidate must maintain a 3.0 QPA.

Charlie H. Moore and Marie Sampson Moore Endowed Memorial Scholarship*

This scholarship was established by Mary M. Moorehead to honor the memory of her parents who lived in the Prospect community near the campus of UNCP.  Mr. Moore graduated from the Cherokee Indian Normal School in 1930 and taught for many years in the Robeson County Schools.  Mrs. Moore was a homemaker.  This award is given in recognition of the Moores as nurturing parents and contributing citizens.  The recipient of the annual award shall be a full-time junior or senior education major who plans to teach in the public schools.  Priority will be given to a candidate whose emphasis is on elementary education.  The recipient must maintain at least a “B” grade point average to receive and maintain the award.  Financial need may also be a consideration.  The award is renewable.

North Carolina Indian Education Endowed Scholarship (for Education Majors)*

The mission of the North Carolina Local Planning Committee of the NCIEA is to provide educational opportunities and resources for American Indians throughout North Carolina.  This organization wishes to provide financial assistance to a deserving student interested in entering the teaching profession and seeking a degree in Education at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Candidate for award of this scholarship shall be an American Indian resident of North Carolina, in the junior year of study, working toward a degree in Education.   The candidate may be of full- or part-time status, must maintain a minimum 2.5 QPA, and must be of demonstrated financial need.

Robeson County Retired School Personnel Endowed Scholarship*

Established in 2001 by its namesake organization, this scholarship is designed to provide support to a teacher education major. The recipient will be a resident of Robeson County, NC with a major in teacher education. Recipient must maintain a minimum university QPA, demonstrate financial need and be a full time undergraduate student. The award will occur half in the fall and half in the spring, can be made in the junior year of study and is renewable.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, AND RECREATION

Cecil A. And Frances Butler Endowed Scholarship in Physical Education

Established in 1989 by the Cecil A. Butler Family, this academic scholarship is awarded annually to the student major (sophomore rank or above) who has the highest QPA in the Department of Health and Physical Education. The scholarship is renewable provided the highest QPA is maintained.

Kenneth P. Johnson Endowed Scholarship in Physical Education

The Kenneth P. Johnson Endowed scholarship, named in honor of the revered UNCP Physical Education professor and coach,  is awarded annually to a UNC Pembroke student majoring in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation.

William Molan “Big Mo” Strickland Memorial Endowed Scholarship*

The scholarship was created to remember “Big Mo” Strickland and to honor his unrelenting efforts and desires as a volunteer to improve the quality of Robeson County’s athletic programs through encouragement, advice and mentorship of student athletes.

The recipient of this scholarship shall be an athlete with a major in the Health and Physical Education Department earning a minimum 2.5 QPA.  He/she must be a native of Robeson County, NC, a graduate of Purnell Swett High School and qualify under FAFSA guidelines for financial assistance.

 

SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES

DEPARTMENTAL SCHOLARSHIP

 

Asian Pacific Scholarship

This scholarship was established to promote business management practices in the People’s Republic of China. Candidates for award of this scholarship are full-time graduate students in any year of study holding the university’s standard QPA. One (1) award of up to full tuition and fees, including room and board, is renewable if funds are available.

 

SPECIALIZED SCHOLARSHIPS

ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS

The Braves Club Endowed Athletic Scholarship

The scholarship, created by the members and friends of The Braves Club, is designed to reward academic achievement of UNC Pembroke athletes.  This award is given annually to one male and one female athlete for their senior year.  The recipient will have completed at least two years of study at UNC Pembroke.  It is provided to those students with the highest QPA with a minimum of 3.0.

The Tecumseh B., Jr. & Eva Brayboy Endowed Memorial Baseball Scholarship*

The children of  Tecumseh and Eva Brayboy established this scholarship in 2000 to recognize and honor the values and beliefs of their beloved parents. The recipient of the Tecumseh B., Jr. and Eva Brayboy Endowed Memorial Scholarship will be a resident of North Carolina who meets all minimum University academic standards, is of proven financial need, is an athlete in good standing on the baseball team, and a full time student.  First preference shall be given to an American Indian athlete. One award shall be made and shall be paid half in the fall and half in the spring. The award can be made to a student in any year of study and is renewable.

Mac and Sylvia Campbell Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Campbells to recognize a member of the men’s basketball team and a member of the men’s golf team at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke who have demonstrated talent, commitment, and integrity. The recipient shall be a full-time student athlete. The scholarship will be available to a member of the men’s basketball team in years ending in an even number and to a member of the men’s golf team in years ending in an odd number. The scholarship award shall be the interest accumulated from the principal and be awarded in full in the fall. Award shall not be based upon financial need and is renewable.

Jimmy Carroll Memorial Endowed Scholarship*

Established by parents and friends to honor the memory of Jimmy Carroll, a Lumberton High School athlete and life-long resident of Robeson County, this scholarship shall be awarded to an undergraduate student athlete who is eligible under NCAA academic requirements.  Preference is given to a Lumberton High School graduate or, if none is available, a resident of Robeson County.

Sammy Cox Baseball Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is provided annually to a qualified member of the UNCP Baseball Team.  The student will meet University academic standards.  The award is renewable on an annual basis.

Dr. Ed Crain Track & Field/Cross-Country Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the friends, colleagues and former students of Coach Crain to honor his tremendous accomplishments and contributions to UNCP Track and Field. The recipient(s) shall be full-time student athletes who are eligible under NCAA academic requirements. The scholarship will be available to any member of the Track or Cross-Country Teams at UNCP. Award shall not be based upon financial need and is renewable.

Lacey E. Gane Athletic Scholarship

The scholarship was established by the friends of Lacey E. Gane in honor of his many accomplishments and contributions.  He contributed greatly to the success of the UNCP Athletic Program as golf coach, basketball coach and athletic director.

The scholarship will be awarded to full-time student athletes who are eligible under NCAA academic requirements.  The scholarship will alternate each year between golf and basketball.  It is available to students of any year of study.

The Glenn/Haigmeier Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2000 by Allan Glenn based upon his experience of support and assistance during his years as a student and athletic trainer at the University. It also honors the memory of his father, Mr. Raymond Haigmeier who devoted many years to officiating baseball at the University. This scholarship is designed to provide an opportunity for a student athletic trainer to have a portion of their education funded. Criteria for award of this scholarship include: the recipient of this scholarship shall be an undergraduate student at the University without regard to financial need, QPA, year of study or county/state of residence. One scholarship will be awarded half in the fall and half in the spring. The scholarship is renewable.

Willie R. Harris, Sr. Endowed Golf Scholarship

The scholarship has been established in memory of Willie R. Harris, Sr., a good friend of UNC Pembroke, ardent golfer, and former manager of Riverside Golf Course, Pembroke, N.C.  The contributing founders of the scholarship were friends and relatives of Mr. Harris.

The scholarship is to be awarded annually to a qualified member of the UNC Pembroke Golf Team.  The decision to renew the scholarship will be made each year based on the student’s performance and academic standing.

Willie D. Mayes, Jr. Memorial Endowed Wrestling Scholarship

The scholarship is endowed by the fellow students, teammates, realties, and fraternity brothers of the late Willie Mayes.  The scholarship is awarded based on need to a rising sophomore, junior, or senior wrestler who most exemplifies Willie’s leadership and determination.

Carl R. Peed Endowed Basketball Scholarship for Leadership

The Donor dedicates this scholarship to two great coaches and mentors, Lacey Gane (UNCP) and Charlie Bishop (Hamlet High School), and his former UNCP teammates, all of whom taught him the importance of teamwork and gave the Donor the skills to be successful in life beyond the court.  This scholarship is to be awarded to the individual who best exemplifies the values that Coaches Gane and Bishop taught: trust, respect, responsibility, self-discipline, hard work, confidence, strong work ethic, and the will to always strive to win, even when faced with defeat.

The candidate shall be a player who makes a significant contribution to the UNCP men’s basketball team who excels on the basketball floor, and who demonstrates leadership qualities not only on the basketball court—practice and games—but in day-to-day life around campus and in the community. Demonstrated leadership qualities include, but are not limited to, giving one’s all and high moral and ethical standards as reflected by UNCP and its athletic program.

Candidate for award of this scholarship shall be a full-time student in the second semester freshman through senior year of study at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke maintaining the minimum university QPA.  There is no restriction of residency or major.  Demonstrated financial need may be considered. 

Raymond B. Pennington Endowed Scholarship

The Donor wishes to honor the patriarch of the Pennington Family who served as Athletic Director, Baseball Coach, Golf Coach, Dean of Men and Chair of the Physical Education Department during his tenure at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.  The candidate for award of this scholarship shall be a full time undergraduate student in any year of study at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke and a member of the men’s baseball team maintaining NCAA eligibility.  The award shall not exceed $600 per year to one student. The award will be renewable pending available funds.  The UNCP Baseball Coach and Athletic Director will conduct selection of the recipients.

Trina Riddle Endowed Scholarship for Women’s Athletics

The Donor wishes to assist students at UNCP by establishing the university’s first endowed scholarship designed specifically to enhance the women’s athletic program. The primary requirement for candidates for award of The Trina Riddle Endowed Scholarship for Women’s Athletics shall be any female participating in varsity athletics at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.  All candidates must be full time undergraduate students in any year of study and maintaining at least the minimum university standard QPA in any field of study. There are no geographic stipulations associated with this award.  The award will be made half in the fall and half in the spring. The award will be renewable if funds are available.

John W. (Ned) Sampson Endowed Men’s Basketball Scholarship*

This scholarship was established by his family in honor of the many years of service of “Mr. Ned” (class of 1953 and Hall of Fame member) to Magnolia School as well as his contributions to the University. The scholarship is designed to assist deserving young athletes who might not otherwise realize the dream of a university degree. The scholarship is awarded annually to a basketball player, with priority given to a Robeson County resident.

William Molan “Big Mo” Strickland Memorial Endowed Scholarship*

The scholarship was created to remember “Big Mo” Strickland and to honor his unrelenting efforts and desires as a volunteer to improve the quality of Robeson County’s athletic programs through encouragement, advice and mentorship of student athletes.

The recipient of this scholarship shall be an athlete with a major in the Health and Physical Education Department earning a minimum 2.5 QPA.  He/she must be a native of Robeson County, NC, a graduate of Purnell Swett High School and qualify under FAFSA guidelines for financial assistance.

UNCP Alumni Soccer Endowed Scholarship

The scholarship was established to enable alumni, parents and friends of the University to provide assistance to the sport of soccer at the University.  Recipient(s) may be currently enrolled or incoming soccer player(s).  Award is based on athletic ability in the sport of soccer.  Recipient(s) will be bound by the stipulations of the University athletic grant-in-aid agreement.  The award is renewable on an annual basis.

 

UNCP MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS

Students qualifying for UNCP Merit Scholarships are selected on the basis of academic aptitude, achievement, motivation, and recommendation of the high school counselor. UNCP Merit Scholarships are offered for students accepted into the University Honors College program.

The following privately funded scholarships are offered under the UNCP Merit Scholarships: 

 

Marion F. Bass Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Mr. Marion F. Bass, an alumnus of UNC Pembroke and President of Marion Bass Securities Corporation of Charlotte, NC and New York.  The scholarship is to be awarded annually to an academically gifted student accepted into the University Honors College program.  The award will normally be renewed to the recipient as long as he/she is in good standing at the University.  The decision regarding renewal will be made annually.

Harry Hutchison Gibson Endowed Scholarship

The Gibson scholarship is to be awarded annually to an academically gifted student. It will normally be renewed to the recipient as long as he/she is in good standing at the University. The decision regarding renewal will be made annually.

Gibson-MacLean Endowed Scholarship

This Chancellor’s Scholarship was established by Dr. Hector MacLean and Dr. M. Carr Gibson of Lumberton, N.C. The scholarship is to be awarded annually to an academically gifted student accepted into the University Honors College program. The award will normally be renewed to the recipient as long as the student remains in good academic standing at the University. The decision regarding renewal will be made annually.

Joseph B. Oxendine Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Chancellor Emeritus Dr. Joseph B. Oxendine along with numerous friends and colleagues. Dr. Oxendine believes strongly in the importance of education and has devoted his career to students.  The scholarship shall be awarded annually to an academically gifted student accepted into the University Honors College program. The decision regarding renewal shall be made annually.

 

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

 

McMahon Achievement Award in Social Work

This award was established by Dr. Maria O. McMahon to further demonstrate her strong support for the efforts of the social work program at UNCP.

The cash award is given each year to a graduating minority social work student (Native American, African American, Asian, or Hispanic) who has demonstrated outstanding service to the UNCP Social Work Program and community.

Purnell Swett Endowed Teaching Fellows Award*

This award was established by the Robeson County Indian Education Parent Committee in honor of Purnell Swett.  Mr. Swett was the Robeson County School Superintendent from 1977 to 1989.

An annual cash award will be given to each of two outstanding American Indian students completing teacher education certification requirements.  The recipients must make a two year commitment to teach in the Public Schools of Robeson County.

The Young Native American Artists Grant

This award was established in 2001 by Sun and the Moon Productions, Inc. to help students in need to complete their education. Candidates for this award will be full time students majoring in any modality of the arts. The candidate, preferably a tribally registered Native American, may be in any year of study and maintaining a 3.5 QPA. Awards will be made in the spring semester.

 

UNC PEMBROKE

2004-2005 TITLE II REPORT

 

The UNC Pembroke 2004-2005 Title II institutional report showed that 98% of the student interns being recommended for teacher licensure passed the Praxis II specialty area examination.  Ninety-six regular and licensure-only student interns were in programs of supervised teaching.  Each student intern was required to complete a full semester, or 640 hours, of supervised student teaching.   A 1:5 university supervisor/student intern ratio was implemented. 

 

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