Dr. Pearson was a faculty member in Sociology for 25 years before his death in 2002. In his honor, his family, and friends have instituted an annual scholarship award for students who share his interest and goals in improving race relations, expanding social justice, and establishing a more peaceful world.
Visit scholarships.uncc.edu for application and submission information. From the main Scholarship Listing page you will need to search for keyword "Pearson", without quotation marks. Deadline for submission is April 15th.