• Morehead-Cain Scholarship

    The counseling department is in the process of looking for nominees to be considered for the Morehead-Cain scholarship. The UNC-Chapel Hill Morehead-Cain scholarship is a four-year, fully funded educational experience for students of the highest caliber. Nominees are selected based on their academic performance, leadership skills and experience, moral force of character, and physical vigor.

    If you would like more information about the Morehead-Cain Scholarship, please see Mrs. Ranieri in the counseling office or go to www.moreheadcain.org.

    Nominees will be notified by October 9th. Applications due October 22nd.


    Park Scholarship

    The counseling department is in the process of looking for nominees to be considered for the Park scholarship. The NC State Park scholarship is a four-year scholarship valued at up to $109,500for NC residents including tuition and fees; room and board; books and personal expenses; educational trips; retreats; seminars; and enrichment grants for research, service, and international projects.

    If you would like more information about the Park, please see Mrs. Ranieri in the counseling office or go to www.park.ncsu.edu.

    Nominees will be notified by October 16thApplications due November 1st.


    Levine Scholars Program

     The counseling department is in the process of looking for nominees to be considered for the Levine Scholars Program. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Levine Scholars Program is a four-year scholarship valued at $105,000 for NC residents including all college costs in addition to four summer experiences, a service grant, and professional development fund.

     If you would like more information about the Levine Scholars, please see Mrs. Ranieri in the counseling office or go to www.levinescholars.uncc.edu.


    Davidson College's John M. Belk Scholarship

    The counseling department is in the process of looking for nominees to be considered for the John M. Belk Scholarship. Belk Scholars receive an annually renewable scholarship equivalent to the college’s comprehensive fees – valued at $65,819.00 in 2018-2019 – and two special study stipends (up to $3,000.00 per stipend) to pursue international study and other enrichment opportunities.

    If you would like to be considered for a nomination, please submit a resume and cover letter explaining why you would make a good candidate for this scholarship program to Mrs. Ranieri by November 1, 2018.

     For more information go to www.davidson.edu/belk


    Robertson Scholars Program

    The High School selection process is for current high school students applying to enter Duke/UNC in the fall of 2019.

    All students who wish to be considered for the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program are strongly encouraged to complete our online application. While all students who apply to Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill are automatically considered for merit scholarships, completing the Robertson online application is the only way to ensure that the student’s materials will be reviewed by our selection committee.

    2018-2019 Timeline

    • August 15, 2018 – Robertson application opens – Apply Here
    • November 15, 2018 – Robertson application deadline
    • Mid February – Semifinalist notification, Admissions Referral notification
    • Late February – Semifinalist Skype interviews
    • March – Finalist notification
    • Mid-March to Early April- Finalist Weekend in North Carolina
    • Mid April – Offers made

    Eligibility Guidelines

    • Students must apply for undergraduate admission to Duke and/or UNC-Chapel Hill the same year they apply to the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program.
      • Students must apply to the school(s) of their choice by the respective Early or Regular deadlines.
      • Admission to Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill are separate processes. All forms and correspondence dealing with admission to these institutions should go directly to their respective Offices of Undergraduate Admissions.
    • Students who are currently studying in the U.K., African Leadership Academy, New Zealand, and Australia should review the International Selectionpage for eligibility guidelines.
    • All international students from regions other than the U.K., Africa, New Zealand, and Australia, and students from these regions who do not meet our partner school requirements are eligible to apply for the Robertson Program and should complete the traditional High School application.
    • Transfer students are not eligible to apply.
    • Students who have applied to the Morehead-Cain Scholarship are not eligible to apply for the Robertson at UNC-Chapel Hill, but they may apply for the Robertson at Duke.

    For more information and to apply go to: https://robertsonscholars.org/apply/


    UNC-Charlotte Engineering Academic Pathways Scholarship

    Amount: $10,000

    The College of Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is pleased to announce the Engineering Pathways Scholarship for outstanding students with demonstrate financial need, based on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Scholarship recipients will be awarded $10,000 and academic support services to facilitate academic success.

    Academic Support Includes: mentoring, retreats, travel funds for research conferences, and specialized academic advising

    To apply:

    • Take the ACT or SAT
    • Apply for admission to UNC-Charlotte (admissions.uncc.edu)
    • Complete the FAFSA (fafsa.ed.gov)
    • Apply for the Engineering Academic Pathways Scholarship (engr.uncc.edu/scholarships)

    For more information contact Gina Robinson, Director of Freshman Advising at Grobinson@uncc.edu


    Light on the Hill Society Scholarship

    The Light on the Hill Society Scholarship effort began during the 2005 UNC Black Alumni Reunion. Organizers challenged alumni to initially contribute $1952.00 each – representing the 1952 class year of Harvey Beech, Carolina’s first African-American graduate – to become founding members of the scholarship fund.

    For more than 13 years, Carolina alumni and friends have annually made tax-deductible gifts to the fund, ranging from a few dollars to several thousand, the largest being a $350,000 gift from NFL star Julius Peppers ’02.

    The Light on the Hill Society Scholarship will award ten (10) scholarships to African American students who will enroll at UNC Chapel Hill for fall 2019.

    • Two (2) $2000 Julius Peppers scholarships, renewable up to three years
    • Eight (8) $2500 LOTH scholarships, one-time awards
    • The application deadline is 11:59pm (EST) on Sunday, March 3, 2019.

     A selection committee will evaluate all applicants based on the following:

    • Academic achievement
    • Evidence of community service
    • Leadership qualities
    • Strength of essays

    Online application