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Utah Jazz players surprise scholarship award winners

Posted at 7:38 PM, May 20, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY — For every win this season, the Utah Jazz are giving out a four-year scholarship to an underrepresented or minority student.

That means they're giving out 55 scholarships.

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Some of those scholarships were awarded this week -- and not only did the recipients get the surprise of getting the scholarship, but some were told the news by Jazz players.

Watch the video above to see the video calls between the players and students, as well as their reactions.

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