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2019 Nathan Taylor Dodson Undergraduate Male Award & Scholarship

Jan 15, 2019 - May 16, 2019

Background: The Nathan Taylor Dodson Undergraduate Male Award & Scholarship is given to the most outstanding undergraduate male on an annual basis. A scholarship check of $500 - $1,000 depending on available resources is also provided to the recipient.  Taylor Dodson was born in 1922 and grew up on a farm in Rockingham County, North Carolina. He died in 1969 as a result of a heart condition. As an adult, he lived with the knowledge of his heart impairment but shared it only with his family and a few close friends. Dodson's contributions in the field of physical education included serving as an advisor in physical education for the State Department of Public Instruction of North Carolina and working as a Professor of Physical Education and Intramural Director for Men at Wake Forest University. Dodson is also remembered for his work as a sports official, in summer camps, and in professional organizations. Many southern states including the Southern District have honored Nathan Taylor Dodson by giving awards in his name.

  • The recipient must be a member of NCAAHPERD-SM.
  • The honoree must be an undergraduate student majoring in one of NCAAHPERD-SM's allied fields.
  • The applicant must attend a North Carolina college or university.
  • Must have at least an overall B average in all college work and higher expectations for work within the major.
    Two-thirds of the evaluation will stem from the applicants' scholarship and one-third from the applicant's evidence of his/her leadership and contributions to the profession.


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Must be an NCAAHPERD-SM member at the time of the nomination.

Award Deadline: April 15 of each year.