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General Arts & Sciences
(336) 334-5241

Fund Eligible Students
Barbara C. Carter And Hal B. Phillips, Jr. Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic merit to undergraduate students majoring in mathematical or science-related fields within the College of Arts & Sciences.  Financial need is not required but may be considered in selecting recipients.  

Bresko Corrigan Scholarship in Science and Mathematics
Awarded to full-time undergraduate students in good standing studying in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics and Astronomy.

Melissa Wayne Curry Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to juniors or seniors who are planning to pursue a career in veterinary medicine, with a preference for females born in & residing in NC.  Preference will be given to Biology majors, but others may be considered.   

Mary Motsinger Evans Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students majoring in Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mathematics and Statistics, or Physics and Astronomy.

Gene And Pat Holder Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to a full-time undergraduate student majoring (or intending to major) in a field of study within the College of Arts & Sciences.

Chris Velonis Miller Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to a full-time undergraduate student majoring (or intending to major) in a field of study within the College of Arts & Sciences.

Aline And Alice Spell Scholarship In The Sciences
Awarded to undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree in the Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences (this would include, but is not limited to, Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics and Astronomy).  Preference will be given to female students.

Dilys Bass Stowell Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to undergraduate students with declared major in CAS. Preference given to students from Robeson County.

Laura B. & Christopher C. Tew Physical Sciences Scholarship Awarded to talented and deserving undergraduate students with majors in the Physics or Chemistry & Biochemistry departments.

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African American Studies
(336) 334-5507

Fund Eligible Students
Whitney Ransome Scholarship in African American Studies
Awarded primarily on the basis of achievement to full time students majoring in African American Studies. Financial need will be a secondary consideration.

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Art
(336) 334-5248

Fund Eligible Students
Mary Cochrane Austin Art Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students majoring in Art, with a preference for NC residents and those preparing for a teaching career.

Maud Gatewood Scholarship In Painting
Awarded on the basis of merit to juniors, seniors and/or graduate students majoring in Painting in the Department of Art.

Happy DuBose "Kenan" Gray Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to a sophomore, junior or senior student majoring in Art, with secondary consideration given to financial need.

Herbert & Virginia H. Howard Scholarship
Awarded to students majoring in Art.

Junahlyn Arante Hylton Excellence in Print Award
Awarded to a BFA art student concentrating in New Media and Design who has completed coursework in that area on a 300 level. Application is required to apply.

Gregory Ivy Art Scholarship
Awarded to full-time graduate students majoring in Art.

Dr. Elisabeth Jastrow Scholarship
Awarded to a junior student who is interested in Art History.

Fred C. Pierce Memorial Scholarship In Art
Awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Art, with a preference for students with financial need.

Myrtle Spaugh Reeves Art Scholarship
Awarded to a student majoring in Art.  Preference for students with financial need.

Helen A. Thrush Scholarship
Awarded to juniors, seniors and graduate students majoring in the Art department.  


Biology
(336) 334-5391

Fund Eligible Students
Dr. Laura G. Anderton Biology Scholarship
Awarded to NC residents majoring in Biology.

Inez Coldwell Scholarship
Awarded to students majoring in Biology.

W.E. and Helen Simmons Biology Award
Awarded to deserving junior or senior Biology major who is in good academic standing.

Summerlin Family Scholarship in Biology
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to rising juniors and/or seniors majoring in Biology.

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Chemistry & BioChemistry
(336) 334-5714

Fund Eligible Students
Henry L. Anderson Memorial Scholarshp
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to sophomore, junior or senior students majoring in Chemisty.

Jean Dreyfus Boissevain Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Chemistry or Biochemistry.  Recipients must participate in undergraduate research.

Finch Chemistry Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to full-time, undergraduate student who has declared Chemisty or Biochemistry as major.

Nancy Romefelt Mapes Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to an undergraduate student majoring or minoring in (or intending to major in or minor in) Chemistry or Biochemistry.  Preference for female students.

Walter H. Puterbaugh Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to incoming freshman students, who are enrolled full-time, who plan to major in Chemistry or Biochemistry.  Recipients must have a minimum 1000 SAT (combined critical reading & math) and 3.0 high school GPA.

Florence L. Schaeffer Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to students majoring in Chemistry. 

Summerlin Family Scholarship in Chemistry
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to rising juniors and/or seniors majoring in Chemistry.

Mary Satterfield Taylor Award
Awarded to a graduating senior Chemistry major with the highest overall GPA of those students majoring in Chemistry.

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Classical Studies
(336) 334-5214

Fund Eligible Students
Francis A. Laine Memorial Prize
Awarded to juniors and seniors who are majoring in Classical Studies.

Peter Ryan Scholarship Awarded to a junior with financial need majoring in Archaeology.

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Communication Studies
(336) 334-5297

Fund Eligible Students
Kathryn Mca. England Speech Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate students majoring or minoring in Communication Studies.

David E. Johnson Scholarship
Awarded to adult students majoring in Communication Studies.  

John Andrew Robinson And Margaret E. Robinson Memorial Fellowship
Awarded on the basis of academic merit to graduate students majoring in Communication Studies.

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Computer Science
(336) 256-1112

Fund Eligible Students
Mary D. Murray Scholarship in Mathematical Sciences
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students majoring in Mathematical Sciences, with preference for students with high academic achievement.

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English
(336) 334-5311

Fund Eligible Students
Ethel Stephens Arnett Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to sophomore, junior or senior students majoring in English or History.

Ruth Mckaughan & W. Bryan Carter Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate, female students majoring in English.  In addition, recipients must be single women who do not have a car, and who are legal residents of NC.

Fred Chappell Creative Writing Fellowship
Awarded on the basis of academic merit to graduate students in the Creative Writing program.

Amy M. Charles Memorial English Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to students majoring in English.

Cloninger-Stout Family Scholarship
Awarded in alternating years to a graduate student in the MFA and Ph.D. programs in English.

Dusenbury Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to students majoring in Business or English.  

English Department Scholarship
Awarded to students majoring in English.

Matthew E. Russ And Ann Fitzmaurice-Russ Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate students majoring Psychology, Sociology, and Jazz Studies in the Music School, and to graduate students in the Creative Writing Program in the English Department.  Scholarship will rotate among these departments, so that each department makes awards once every four years.  

Elizabeth Robinson Fort Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to students majoring in English. 

Jean Gagen English Award
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to female graduate students majoring in English.

Anna Wooten Hawkins Graduate Award
Awarded to on the basis of academic merit to graduate students.
 

Leonard B. Hurley Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to senior students who are majoring in English.

Jackson-Loving-
Gibson Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate students majoring in English who are talented writers and who desire to pursue careers in writing.

Randall Jarrell Creative Writing Scholarship
Awarded to a graduate student majoring in English who shows promise as a poet or writer.

Mildred Kates Dissertation Award
Awarded to a doctoral student majoring in English who is working on his or her dissertation.

Emmett J. And Clara C. King Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to a junior or senior majoring in English.  Recipients must have at least a 3.0 GPA in English and at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA.

William G. & Kate Hodge Lane Fellowship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to a graduate student majoring in English. Preference given to students with a special interest in 19th century British literature.

Nancy and David McAllister Scholarship in Creative Writing Awarded to students enrolled full time in the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program.

Kathy Walker Phipps Graduate Award
Awarded on the basis of financial need to talented students pursuing a graduate degree within the Creative Writing Program.

Amon Liner Poetry Award
Awarded to a student poet, majoring in English, whose work has been or will be published by The Greensboro Review.

Winfield Scholarship
Awarded to a junior or senior English major with financial need and academic achievement.  

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Geography   
(336) 334-5388

Fund Eligible Students
Dorothy Stafford Mason Geography Fellowship
Awarded to graduating seniors will will be pursuing a masters degree in Geography the year following their undergraduate graduation.  Award will be made in the spring of the student's senior year, for use towards their masters program the following year.

Anna Shaw Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement.

Mina Weil Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a junior or senior majoring in a social science.  Award rotates among multiple academic departments.

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German, Russian, & Japanese Studies
(336) 334-5391

Fund Eligible Students
Baecker Foreign Study Award
Awarded to students studying abroad in a German-speaking country.  Recipients must have a mimimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and minimum 3.0 GPA in German.  

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History
(336) 334-5992

Fund Eligible Students
Ethel Stephens Arnett Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to sophomore, junior or senior students majoring in English or History.

Converse Clowse Student Award
Awarded to an outstanding undergraduate student majoring in History.  To be eligible, students must have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours of course work in History by the time the award will be received.

Oliver Perry & Betty Carol Clutts Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to students majoring in History and/or Education.

Draper-Gullander-Largent Graduate Fellowship
Awarded to a graduate student majoring in History who intends to pursue a career in teaching. 

Betty Crawford Ervin Fellowship In History
Awarded on the basis of academic merit to graduate students in History.  Preference for NC residents.

Katherine Robinson Everett Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic merit to full-time students majoring in History.

Hilda B. Fountain History Fellowship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to an outstanding student for graduate studies in History.

Hilda Burton Fountain Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to an outstanding rising senior who is majoring in History.

Gayle Hicks Fripp Museum Studies Internship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and the student's potential as a museum professional to provide internship opportunities. Preferred recipient will be a 1st year History M.A. student in the Museum Studies concentration. If no qualified History M.A. candidates are available, it may be awarded to a qualified Interior Architecture M.A. student in the Museum Studies concentration.

Richard G. Lane Memorial History Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to students majoring in History.   Preference will be given to students with an interest in Asian Studies or military history.

Vera Largent Scholarship
Awarded to a rising senior history major who has financial need.

Anna Shaw Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement.

Allen W. Trelease Graduate Fellowship
Awarded on the basis of merit to doctoral students majoring in History.

Mina Weil Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a junior or senior majoring in a social science.  Award rotates among multiple academic departments.

Rebecca Chambers Wright Scholarship
Awarded to students majoring in History.

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Interior Architecture
(336) 334-5320

Fund Eligible Students
Harry Byrd Lee Adams Scholarship
Awarded to graduate students in the Department of Interior Architecture.  Preference for NC residents.  

Richard & Pamela Allen Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to Interior Architecture majors.  Recipients must be U.S. citizens.  In order to be considered for renewal, students must maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA.

Kristin Anderson Scholarship
Awarded to a student majoring in Interior Architecture.

Linda & Roy Arrington Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of merit to students majoring in Interior Architecture.  Financial need may also be considered.

Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students majoring in Interior Architecture.

Marion Stedman Covington Fellowship In Historic Preservation
Awarded to graduate students majoring in Interior Architecture.

Mary Glendinning Elam Scholarship
Awarded to entering graduate students majoring in Interior Architecture.  Strong undergraduate students may also be considered.  

Jewel and Bob Hoogstoel International Scholarship
Awarded to students enrolled in the Department of Interior Architecture who have an interest in international travel and studying abroad.

Vera Armfield Foscue Scholarship
Awarded to students majoring in Interior Architecture.

Elizabeth Hathaway Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate students majoring in Interior Architecture.

Edward Loewenstein Graduate Award
Awarded to outstanding prospective graduate students in the Interior Architecture program, with preference given to students with a concentration in Historic Preservation.

Amanda Joyce Patton Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to undergraduate students in Interior Architecture.  Recipients must be NC residents and must be enrolled full-time.

Preservation Greensboro Incorporated Fund
Awarded for the purpose of providing stipends for Interior Architecture graduate students to attend historic preservation conferences

Carolyn Crouse Register Scholarship in Memory of Dolphine Cobb Wright
Awarded primarily on the basis of financial need to students majoring in Interior Architecture.

Esther F. Segner Interior Architecture Scholarship

Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to students majoring in Interior Architecture.



Barbara Alley Simon Scholarship in Memory of Grace Brown Alley
Awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Social Work, Interior Architecture, Consumer Apparel and Retail Studies, Human Development and Family Studies, or Nutrition. Scholarship rotates among these departments each year.

Virginia Wilson Scholarship in Interior Architecture

Awarded to students majoring in Interior Architecture.


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Media Studies
(336) 334-5360

Fund Eligible Students
William Lee Kinard, Jr./WFMY Scholarship
Awarded to students majoring in Media Studies (emphasis should be on broadcasting).

Dr. John Lee Jellicorse Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate, rising sophomores or higher who are in good standing and committed to a Media Studies major.

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Mathematics & Statistics
(336) 334-5836

Fund Eligible Students
Helen Barton Scholarship
Awarded to students majoring in Mathematics.

Ione Holt Grogan Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to undergraduate students majoring in Mathematics who are NC residents

Vicky Martin Langley Math Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate students from North Carolina with academic achievement as a secondary consideration.

Judith L. Mendenhall Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to sophomore, junior and/or senior female students majoring in Mathematics.

Mary D. Murray Scholarship In Mathematical Sciences
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students majoring in Mathematics, with preference for students with high academic achievement.

Eldon E.  And Christine J. Posey Mathematics Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to undergraduate students majoring in Mathematics.

Cornelia Strong Scholarship
Awarded to students majoring in Mathematics.

Bertha Barnwell Vielhauer Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate students majoring in Mathematics.

Dr. Theresa Phillips Vaughan Math Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate and graduate students who are math majors or students of other disciplines who have shown an interest and aptitude in mathematics.

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Philosophy
(336) 334-5059

Fund Eligible Students
Roger Schwirck Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic promise to students majoring in Philosophy.  Eligible recipients must have completed or will complete at least 5 courses in Philosophy by the end of the academic year in which the award is received.  

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Political Science
(336) 334-5989

Fund Eligible Students
Annie Moring Alexander Scholarship
Awarded to students majoring in Political Science.

Debbie Beatty Memorial Fund in Political Science
Awarded to students majoring in Political Science to support internship work that facilitates service learning and civic engagement in political, social welfare, health, and other community agencies.

Cemala Non-Profit Fellowship For Part-Time Students
Awarded to students admitted to the MPA program and working in a Guilford County non-profit agency.

Cemala Non-Profit Fellowship For Full-Time Students
Awarded to full-time students in the MPA program.  Preference is given to students likely to remain in Guilford County upon graduation.  The award is $8000 for the first year in the MPA program and is not renewable.

Cemala Non-Profit Internships
Awarded to students who have been admitted to the MAP program.  Students must intern in a Guilford County nonprofit agency.  Award is $4000 annually.

Political Science Award
Awarded to a promising senior majoring in Political Science, with preference for a student who is going on to graduate school.

Anna Shaw Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement.

Mina Weil Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a junior or senior majoring in a social science.  Award rotates among multiple academic departments.

Winston-Salem Foundation Mpa Fund
Awarded to students in the MPA program.  See the department for additional details.

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Psychology
(336) 334-5013

Fund Eligible Students
Elizabeth Duffy Fellowship
Awarded to female graduate students majoring in Psychology.

Highsmith, Barkley, and Teague Graduate Student Assistance Fund
Awarded to first year graduate students in Psychology with preference for NC residents.

Matthew E. Russ And Ann Fitzmaurice-Russ Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate students majoring Psychology, Sociology, and Jazz Studies in the Music School, and to graduate students in the Creative Writing Program in the English Department.  Scholarship will rotate among these departments, so that each department makes awards once every four years.  

Graduate Psychology Award
Awarded to graduate students majoring in Psychology.

John W. Lindsey Memorial Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to graduate students majoring in Psychology.

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Religious Studies
(336) 334-5762

Fund Eligible Students
Flossie Byrd Scholarship
Awarded to students majoring in Religious studies, with consideration given to financial need.

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Romance Languages
(336) 334-5655

Fund Eligible Students
Winfield S. Barney Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to undergraduate or graduate students majoring in French or Spanish.

Friends of Romance Languages Scholarship
Awarded to students majoring in a Romance Language.

Rene Hardre Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to students majoring in French.

Augustine Larochelle Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to students majoring in Spanish.

Miller-Barineau Scholrshp
Awarded to rising juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in French.

RPH Romance Language Foreign Study Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate and graduate students participating in study abroad program at UNCG. Recipients selected on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. Preference given to Spanish majors with an intent to teach a foreign language.

Evelyn Wilson Simpson Scholarship In Romance Languages
Awarded to students majoring in a Romance Language.

Mary Eliza Spicer Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to undergraduate students majoring in Romance Languages.

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Sociology
(336) 334-5295

Fund Eligible Students
Matthew E. Russ And Ann Fitzmaurice-Russ Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate students majoring Psychology, Sociology, and Jazz Studies in the Music School, and to graduate students in the Creative Writing Program in the English Department.  Scholarship will rotate among these departments, so that each department makes awards once every four years.  

William Knox Scholarship
Awarded to Sociology majors.

David & Marlene Pratto Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of merit to juniors, seniors and/or graduate students majoring in Sociology.  Undergraduate recipients must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours and graduate recipients must be enrolled in at least 9 credit hours in order to receive the funds.  Recipients must have and maintain at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Anna Shaw Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement.

Shivers Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of need and merit to students majoring in Social Work and Sociology (award alternates between departments).

Sociological Prizes Endowment
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to undergraduate students majoring in Sociology.

Mina Weil Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a junior or senior majoring in a social science.  Award rotates among multiple academic departments.

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Women's Studies
(336) 334-5673

Fund Eligible Students
Sally Schindel Cone Fund In Women's Studies

Awarded to students majoring in Women's Studies. For more information please visit: http://wgs.uncg.edu/research/ConeStudents.html