Funding Priority

Turning Talents into Strengths

Student Support enables undergraduate and graduate students to explore their passions in the arts and sciences while learning from renowned faculty. Scholarships allow us to recruit and support the best students, while graduate student excellence funds help us prepare the next generation of superlative teacher-scholars. Innovative experiential learning opportunities take learning beyond the classroom and prepare our students to become thoughtful leaders in an ever-changing world. Honors Carolina provides cutting-edge learning opportunities and challenges for exceptional scholars; the Learning and Writing Center equips all students with resources to help them excel at Carolina and beyond.

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    Ronit Freeman holds a coronavirus model
    Health

    Developing a Sweeter COVID-19 Test

    Carolina researchers have designed a rapid sensing COVID-19 test using sugar to take advantage of the virus’s sweet tooth.

    Whitmore looks out over the field site.
    Environment

    A Project of Her Own

    PhD student Kriddie Whitmore’s research in the Andes

    Candice Powell, the director of the Carolina Covenant.
    Student Support

    A Stronger Future

    Candice Powell shares how the Carolina Covenant scholarship is changing lives.

    Cliff Huang poses by the Old Well to commemorate the earning of his doctorate from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1968.
    Alumni

    A Blessed Life

    Cliff Huang’s journey from Taiwan to Carolina.

    Ashley Medina plays a flute outdoors at Carolina.
    Military

    A Call to Serve

    With an older sister already in college and two younger siblings, Ashley Medina was excited to learn about the support for military families through the Red, White and Carolina Blue Challenge.

    Blue Sky Scholar Gigi Cloney poses in front of the Old Well on Carolina's campus.
    Student Support

    ‘Serendipitous’ Support

    Support from the Blue Sky Scholars program arrived just when this public policy and German double major needed it.