Joseph and Holly Arave Endowed Scholarship in Outdoor Recreation Ethics
The A. Joseph and Holly Arave Endowed Scholarship in Outdoor Recreation Ethics awards an outstanding graduate or undergraduate student in Parks, Recreation and Tourism who demonstrates an enduring interest in, and commitment to, furthering outdoor recreation ethics, as well as academic achievement and financial need. Undergraduate applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Graduate applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.5.
About the award:
This award honors the memory of Dr. Joseph (Joe) Arave, a graduate of Parks, Recreation and Tourism’s doctoral program, and associate professor, interim department chair and associate department chair from 1996 to 2011. Originally from Virginia, Joe was an avid outdoorsman whose passion for nature and gardening was only outweighed by his love for his family and faith. He left a legacy of being an excellent team player and will be remembered for his commitment to the Department. This award also honors Holly Arave, who supported Joe throughout his career and shared his love for the outdoors and his concern for students.