Funding Priority

General Scholarships

There are always opportunities to support student scholarships through the establishment of your own named fund. Private, flexible support for scholarships provides opportunities for promising students to pursue a world-class education at Carolina and ensures our ability to uphold our core values.

Scholarships and Student Aid

    Scholarships ensure Carolina’s future

    Carefully selected, one by one, we build each entering undergraduate class with brilliant, compassionate, hardworking leaders who enhance the educational experience for all. Scholarships help attract talented students from a wide range of backgrounds who challenge each other to push past current perceptions. Scholarships connect the Carolina community, create the Tar Heel identity, and carry our students toward future success. Scholarships of all kinds are vital to the future of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and help us keep our core value of being of and for the public.

    We remain one of the few public institutions to use a need-blind admissions process and to meet students’ full demonstrated need. We are uniquely committed to ensuring that all students who earn their place at Carolina can study here regardless of their ability to pay the full cost of attendance. That commitment attracts the best students, supports their success, and leads to better graduation rates and successful post-college careers for Tar Heel alumni. Successful alumni give back to help future generations.

    To discuss establishing a named fund please contact the Office of Development for Scholarships and Student Aid at SupportScholarships@unc.eduOpens in new window or 919-445-0933.

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