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The Origins Project at ASU announces the availability of the Norman K. Perrill Origins Scholarship. This scholarship, made possible by the generosity of ASU Professor Emeritus Dr. Norman K. Perrill, will be awarded annually to an ASU student who demonstrates financial need, academic excellence, and shows academic rigor in issues of interest to the Origins Project. The award, amount to be determined but up to a maximum of $1000, is tenable for one year only. Funds awarded will be disbursed through ASU Financial Aid for the Fall 2018 semester.
Students must complete the applicant form no later than 4:00pm on March 1, 2018. An Origins Project faculty committee will select the scholarship recipient. Applicants will be notified of their status no later than April 1, 2018.
Click here for the Norman K. Perrill Origins Scholarship Application Form or fill it out below.
Professor Emeritus Norman K. Perrill enjoyed a long and active career at Arizona State University. Joining ASU in 1966, Dr. Perrill’s career focused on human communication education and research during his tenure in the department of Speech & Theatre and the department of Communication, now the Hugh Downs School of Human Communications. In addition to his esteemed service as a teacher, his research and outside consultations focused on group decision-making and efficient organization communication to facilitate operations and management of complex governmental, educational, and business organizations. Upon retirement, Dr. Perrill became a founding member of the Emeritus College at ASU. The Norman K. Perrill Origins Scholarship funds are intended to represent the use of his family legacy in support of higher education to reflect both educational traditions and the values of stewardship.
Questions – Please contact Alyssa Roby, Program Manager at the Origins Project at Alyssa.Roby@asu.edu.
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