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Date: April 23, 2001
Contact: Scott Bigelow
Email: scott.bigelow@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6351
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Jim Thorpe Scholarship Established at UNCP

Established in honor of "the Greatest Athlete in the World", the Jim Thorpe Scholarship at UNCP will assist a full time undergraduate student, preferably majoring in American Indian Studies. The applicant shall have a demonstrated financial need. One $300.00 scholarship will be awarded in the fall of the year. The scholarship is renewable.

A Sac and Fox Indian raised in a tiny settlement in Indian Territory, Thorpe became a nationally and internationally renowned sports figure. Today, Jim Thorpe, who volunteered to serve his country in the military during World War II, stands as a symbol not only of athletic excellence but also of patriotism, courage, and fair play.

The Jim Thorpe Scholarship at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves both as a tribute to Thorpe and as a means to insure that deserving students in need of financial assistance can achieve their dream of a college education. Join us in our efforts to support the intellectual and civic education of our students!

The Jim Thorpe Scholarship Brochure (pdf format)

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For more information, contact Dr. Robert Reising at 910.521.6485 or reising@sassette.uncp.edu.

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Phone: 910.521.6351
Fax: 910.521.6694
Email: scott.bigelow@uncp.edu