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Norris Eastman Scholarship

The Norris Eastman Scholarship was established in 1996 by memorial gifts given in his name. The original criterion of the scholarship was to benefit a student studying health and sports science, which had an aquatic interest. In April 2001, it was changed to reflect changes within the health and sports science department. New criteria that closely fit Norris’s interests and passions at the University were designed.

Earnings from the principal of the fund will be awarded through the Office of Financial Aid as a tuition scholarship to a student attending the University of Richmond. The scholarship recipient will be nominated by the Director of Health Promotion according to the criteria described herein. The criteria are as follows:

  1. The individual is a full-time undergraduate student at the University of Richmond.
  2. The individual is a student who possesses an active interest in the health and wellness field and actively participates in two or more health and wellness campus extracurricular activities.
  3. The individual actively participates in a varsity sport (other than men’s football or basketball), club sport or intramural team.
  4. The individual possesses a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  5. Students with financial need are preferred but not required.
  6. The individual is a student who displays good citizenship and acts in a manner that enhances the University’s program.
  7. The scholarship will be renewed as long as the student remains enrolled at the University of Richmond during their undergraduate years and maintains satisfactory academic citizenship.