Jody Ball Receives UPS Scholarship
2013 – Shaw University student Jody Ball received the United Parcel Service
(UPS) Foundation Scholarship during a recent check presentation ceremony at the
headquarters of the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities. Ball
is a sophomore from Washington, D.C. majoring in Adapted Physical Education.
Foundation Scholarship is awarded through the North Carolina Independent
Colleges and Universities (NCICU), the statewide organization of North
Carolina's 36 non-profit, private colleges and universities accredited by the
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Shaw University is a
member of NCICU.
Division Manager and Independent College Fund of NC Board member, Nicole
Brandon, presented a check for $86,400 for student scholarships at the 36
independent colleges and universities in North Carolina to Jack Frost,
Independent College Fund Board Chairman; Hope Williams, NCICU President; Jim
Brown Fund Director, and the scholarship recipients.
that the scholarship will go a long way in helping him to pay for his education.
“Without this scholarship, I would have struggled to pay the balance of my
tuition,” said Ball. “I really appreciate receiving it, as it’s the first time
I've ever been selected for a scholarship.”