Continuing UHP students have a number of scholarship opportunities available. Each of the following scholarship opportunities can be accessed through the NinerScholars portal.
University Honors Program Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship provides supplemental funding to a full-time enrolled University Honors Program student studying abroad. Application is open to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors. Preference is given to full year or semester study abroad. The program must be approved by the Office of Education Abroad and must earn credit hours. Award amount: $500. Learn more here.
Delbridge E. Narron Scholarship
This scholarship funds annual enrollment expenses for a rising junior or rising senior who is enrolled full-time in the University Honors Program and/or is pursuing departmental honors. Recipient must present evidence of character as demonstrated through his or her involvement in community service work or reasonably similar extracurricular activities; recipient must present evidence of a commitment to learning, an open mind, and an acceptance of diverse cultures, genders and sexual orientations. Financial need may be taken into consideration but is not a criterion for eligibility. Students apply in the spring. Award amount: $2,000. Learn more here.
Delbridge E. Narron Travel Fund
This fund supports travel outside the United States for the Delbridge E. Narron Scholarship recipient. In the event that Delbridge E. Narron Scholarship recipient does not plan to travel abroad, other rising junior or rising senior Honors students may be awarded these funds. Recipient is encouraged to enroll in a formal study abroad program where college credit is earned; this is not, however, a requirement for the use of these funds. Students apply in the spring. Award amount: $2,000. Learn more here.
Al Maisto Honors College Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Albert Maisto who served as the Director of the University Honors Program beginning in 1994, and as Associate Dean of the Honors College from 2004 to 2012. Proceeds will be used to provide support to students pursuing honors. Students apply in the spring. Award amount: $1,000. Learn more here.
Avenir Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship provides need-based financial aid to a deserving undergraduate honors student who has a relationship with a mentor, most typically a faculty member. The student must be engaged in his or her senior Honors project. Students apply after filing Admission to Candidacy forms. Award contributes to tuition costs the semester of the senior Honors project (if tuition has been paid, money will be deposited into student’s university account for other expenses). Award amount: $1,000. Learn more here.
UNC Charlotte Alumni Association Scholarship
These scholarships are awarded to UNC Charlotte undergraduate students who have shown exemplary school spirit through academic success, participation in University activities, campus leadership, and service to the University and/or the general community. Applicants must be a full-time student currently enrolled at UNC Charlotte who meets the following requirements: a strong record of on or off campus community service, demonstrated campus leadership, and an earned grade point average of at least 3.4 on a 4.0 scale. Participation in a UNC Charlotte honors program is desirable, but not required. Learn more here.