Morehead-Cain Foundation

The Morehead-Cain Foundation’s mission is to sustain and enhance the excellence of UNC-Chapel Hill. We invest in young leaders, creators, and thinkers determined to make a profound impact on the world, and we give them the support and encouragement they need to set their potential free.

Barbara Hyde calls the Morehead-Cain Scholarship one of her proudest achievements


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Establishing a thriving entrepreneur


Serving the Chapel Hill Community

A member of Chapel Hill’s governing body is also a Carolina senior.

Student Support

Give Together Scholarship Challenge

The Give Together Scholarship Challenge aims to raise an additional $10 million to support the Morehead-Cain Scholarship, the nation's first merit scholarship program.

Student Support

Student Entrepreneurship

“What I learn in school really complements what I’m doing outside of the classroom.”

Taylor sharp
Student Support

Heels and Hoops for Hope

“We named our company Blue Cup Productions, forever reminding us of Carolina and the special place we call home.”


Farm to Lab

“My heart is always at UNC.”