Derick G.S. Davis Scholarship and Tricycle Relays

The Recreation, Sport Leadership, & Tourism Management Program is proud to offer the Derick G.S. Davis Scholarship annually to an undergraduate student in the major who meets stringent academic criteria, illustrates leadership and excellence in the industry. This scholarship is used by the recipient to help cover ever increasing college expenses.


The Davis Scholarship is an annual award to a rising senior in the Recreation, Sport Leadership and Tourism Management major who exemplifies the spirit and academic excellence in the industry. Derick G.S. Davis (photo right), Assistant Professor Emeritus, was a champion in the creation of the major at UNCW in 1971 as well as serving as Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Wilmington. The scholarship was created to continue the legacy of excellence Mr. Davis instilled and recognize and award high ability students majoring in Recreation, Sport Leadership and Tourism Management.

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