James P.D. Thropp Scholarship in Agriculture


James P.D. Thropp, Jr. was the son of James and Lena B. Thropp. A graduate of Punahou School and California State Polytechnic College at San Dimas, CA. Later, James earned a degree in Business Administration from the University of Hawaii-Hilo.

Jim worked on various Hawaiian sugar plantations as an agronomist. He retired when Hamakua Sugar, HI closed. He was a long time member of the Hawaii Farm Bureau.

Jim was kind, thoughtful, smart and funny. He was an old fashioned gentleman who lived his religion. He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law Nancy and James Skelsey. Jim has family in Honolulu, Maui, California, South Carolina and Canada.

Description:  The purpose of this fund is to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree related to agriculture in the College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources ("CTAHR") at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. Funds shall be used for costs associated with attendance (e.g. tuition, books, fees, etc.).
Level:  Undergraduate or Graduate.
High School:  N/A
Residency:  N/A
Enrollment Status:  Full-time or Part-time.
Contact Person:  Carol Oshiro
Contact Department:  Academic & Student Affairs Office
Contact Address:  3050 Maile Way, Gilmore 117
Honolulu, HI 96822
Contact Website:  https://cms.ctahr.hawaii.edu/Students/Scholarships
Contact Phone:  (808) 956-8183
Contact Email:  [email protected]
Application Info:  http://www.star.hawaii.edu/scholarship
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