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UNCG Scholarships


UNCG General Grants & Scholarships     Back to Scholarship Directory


UNCG General Grants & Scholarships include funds awarded by the Financial Aid Office. Students should complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by the priority date of March 1st in order to apply for these funds. These scholarships are usually not renewable and are awarded based on applicant pool and fund availability. There are no separate applications for these scholarships.


Fund Eligible Students
Abwa University Scholarship
Awarded to female students who have financial need who are preparing for a career in business.

Louise And Sam Adams Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students attending UNCG.

Tonja Faye Adams Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to students preparing for a career in Business, preferably Finance.  Preference will be given to female students and students from Charlotte, NC.

Sue Winstead Alden Endowed Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to full-time undergraduate students seeking teacher licensure.

Alpha Phi Omega Scholarship
Awarded to an incoming student on the basis of scholastic achievement and service to high school and/or community.  Financial need will be considered.

J. Will Alexander Scholarship in Memory of Eula B. Alexander (Grose) 1913
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students enrolled in any discipline within UNCG.

Alumni Fellowship Fund
Awarded to graduate students.

Martha Coble Atwater Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.  

Austin Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to students in any major at UNCG.

Baltimore Md Alumni Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic promise to entering undergraduate students from the state of Maryland.

Elizabeth Gant Bennett Scholarship
 
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students at UNCG.

Janet Weil Bluethenthal Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to students who are NC residents.

Jane Keister Bolton & Michael J. Bolton Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate students enrolled in any academic program at UNCG based on financial need.

Alice Porter Brackett '41 Endowed Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to full time students in any degree program.

Nita Parker Brogdon Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students attending UNCG.

Jane Taylor Brookshire Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to undergraduate students at UNCG.  Financial need may be considered.

William G. and Edna H. Cagle Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students from Montgomery County, NC. Preference will be given to incoming freshmen.

Jessie Lee And Landron Clifford Boney Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need to students, preferably from Sampson County, NC.  

Helen Huffines Boone Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to UNCG students.

Elisabeth Ann Bowles Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate students.

Burlington Industries Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of merit to entering freshmen who are dependent children of active ITG employees.  Dependent children of company oficers are ineligible.  To apply, students must submit a letter of eligibility on ITG letterhead, signed by an ITG company official, to the Financial Aid Office no later than April 30th prior to the academic year of enrollment.  

Frances Jackson Butler Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate students from eastern NC, preferably from Halifax and/or Beaufort county.

Hennie Erwin Bynum  Scholarship
Awarded to a female student from Burke County of the Presbyterian faith.  Recipient is nominated by the First Presbyterian Church of Morganton, NC.

Donald W. Cameron Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need to students who have earned associates degrees from GTCC and have transferred to UNCG.  

Curtis C. Carroll Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students from Surry or Stokes County, NC.

Audrey J. Cheek Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to entering, first-year students with a minimum 3.5 high school GPA.

Class Of 1946 Scholarship
Awarded primarily on the basis of academic achievement, with preference given to female students and students with financial need.  

Class of 1965 Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to a rising junior.

Class Of 1966 Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need.

Maurice & Earlene Hardie Cox Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need .

Evon Welch Dean Alumni Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to students attending UNCG..

Nancy Coleman Ross & Betty Ross Dickson Scholarship
Awarded to students in good standing, with preferences for the following:  students with financial need, students seeking degrees in the School of Human Environmental Sciences and/or the Bryan School of Business & Economics, and students from Mecklenberg County or the Pleasant Garden area of Guilford County.

Dr. Charlene Thomas Dale Memorial Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to female students who are rising juniors or seniors and who have declared a major in a professional field.

May Davidson Political Science Scholarship Fund
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students majoring in Policital Science.

Maggie E. Davis Scholarship
Awarded to students attending UNCG who need financial assistance.  Preference will be given to NC residents.

Minerva Coppage Davis Endowed Scholarship
Awarded primarily on the basis of financial need to students from Jones County, with secondary consideration going to students from West Craven High School in Craven County, NC.  

Evergreen Student Award
Awarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate students majoring in Mathematics or Computer Science.

Faculty Merit Scholarship In Math & Physics
Awarded on the basis of academic merit to students majoring in Physics, Computer Science or Mathematics.

Mr. And Mrs. W.Y. Farrell Memorial Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need to undergraduate students.

H.L. & Beulah Coble Ferguson Memorial Scholarship
Awarded primarily on the basis of financial need, preferably to students from Durham, NC.  The First Baptist Church of Durham may submit nominations for recipients.

Marvin M. & Pearl D. Fowler Scholarship
Awarded to students enrolled at UNCG.

Frances and Gaither Frye Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to graduates of High Point Central High School in High Point, NC.

Lou Hardy Frye Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to an undergraduate student majoring in the School of Education.  First preference will go to an entering student who graduated from North Moore High School in Robbins, NC.  Second preference will go to entering students who are NC residents.

Margaret V. Gardner Scholarship Fund
Awarded to students at UNCG.

Gilliam Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to incoming students from Burke County majoring in HES or Education.

Nina Globus Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to female students who are out-of-state residents.

Golden Chain Honor Society Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement, leadership and service to a rising junior or senior who exemplifies the qualities of Golden Chain members.  Recipients must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and will be nominated by the Office of Student Life.

Martha Ogburn Goodson Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.  

Jane Guy Scholarship
Awarded to an undergraduate student from Avery, Watauga, Ashe, Mitchell or Yancy counties.  Preference is for students from Avery County.

Jean Hardin Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students interested in the field of medicine.

Kathleen Pettit Hawkins Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.  

Vera Mae Hedrick Scholarship
Awarded to students from NC or from Piedmont Virginia (which includes the following counties:  Loudoun, Clarke, Fauquier, Culpeper, Rappahannock, Madison, Orange, Greene, and Albemarle).

Bain Henderson Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to female students who are NC residents, with preference for students from the City of Mount Holly.

Joseph S. & Estelle J. Himes Recruitment Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to incoming students who are graduates of NC high schools and who are majoring in a field within the College of Arts & Sciences.

Mary Carolyn Hines Scholarship Fund
Awarded primarily on the basis of financial need to students at UNCG. Secondary consideration given based on academic achievement.

Elizabeth D. Holcomb Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students who are majoring in the Bryan School of Business & Economics.

Wilhelmina D. And Dr. Jack C. Horner Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to undergraduate students from western NC, with preference for students  from Mitchell, Avery or Yancy Counties.  

Jennie Cummings And Benjamin H. Hoskins Scholarship
Awarded to students enrolled at UNCG.

Kenneth C. Hunt Memorial Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to continuing students (sophomores, juniors or seniors).

Robinette Meador Husketh Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate students majoring in HES, with preference for students from Rockingham and/or Granville counties.

Betty Brown Jester Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need.

Margaret Joyner Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to promising undergraduate students.

Nihad and Sana Kattan Family Endowed Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to full-time, undergraduate students in good academic standing. Preference given to students with declared majors in business, mathematics, or the sciences.

Kernersville VFW Scholarship
Awarded to students who are nominated by VFW Post 5352 in Kernersville, NC.  Scholarship is renewable.  

Junius & Elizabeth Parker Ketchie Scholarship
Awarded to academically promising undergraduate students.

Roxie Armfield King Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to female students who are residents of NC.  

Blair Lyle Krakowski Scholarship
 

Mildred Salter & Wren E. Lawrence Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students from Carteret County, NC.

Rebekah C. Lee Scholarship
Awarded primarily on the basis of financial need to incoming freshmen students from Smith High School in Greensboro, NC, with preference going to female students.  Recipients should be in the top 20% of their high school class and have good character and citizenship. 

Ryan Lee Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to out-of-state students, who are enrolled full-time, from Morris County, NJ.  Secondary preference will be given to students from Warren & Hunterdon Counties in NJ, and last preference will be given to students from Sussex, Bergen, Union, Mercer, Somerset, and Essex Counties in NJ.  Recipients must have and maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.

Lomax Family Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to a student who is actively participating in an internship during the year for which the award is given.  Recipients must be Guilford County residents and must have a minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA.  Career Services nominates recipients.  

Julius Matheson Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of need to female students from the following counties:  Alamance, Anson, Burke, Cabarrus, Caswell, Chatham, Concord, Durham, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Halifax, Mecklenburg, Orange, Person, Randolph, Rockingham, Union, Vance, Wake or Warren.

Virginia Mayberry Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate or graduate students at UNCG.

Nancy Oliva McCall Class of 1950 Scholarship
Awarded to students attending UNCG.

Helen Mcbee Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to a student from Mitchell High School in Mitchell County, NC.  If there are no eligible candidates in a given year, the award may be given to a student from Western NC.

H. Mcbee Charitable Trust Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students from western NC, with preference given to students from Mitchell High School in Mitchell County, NC.  Scholarship may be renewable provided recipients maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.

Elaine Bell Mccoy Memorial Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to female Bryan School majors who are from eastern NC.

Nell Davis Mccoy Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.  

Albert & Roxie Perry Mcdougald Scholarship
Awarded to students enrolled at UNCG.

Dr. Neill Mcleod Community College Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to a student transferring, with sophomore or junior status, to UNCG from one of North Carolina's community colleges.  Financial need may also be considered.

Martha Fowler Mcnair Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to incoming first-time freshman, enrolled full-time, majoring in any discipline within the College of Arts & Sciences.  Award is renewable provided the student maintains a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Hattie Deberry Meisenheimer Scholarship
Awarded to students attending UNCG.

"Monroe Misses" Scholarship
Awarded to promising first-time students, with a preference for a resident of Monroe, Union County, NC.

Walter & Marilyn Mccollum Moore Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of high academic achievement to incoming freshmen, with a preference for students from Rockingham County.  

Mereb Mossman Endowed Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate students majoring in Sociology.

Neese Country Sausage Scholarship
Awarded to students who are the children or grandchildren of current employees of Neese Country Sausage, Inc.  Recipients are nominated by Neese Country Sausage, Inc.

Rebecca R. Nicholson, Magna J. Nicholson And Audrie Nicholson Bolling Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need.

Barnes & Noble Fund For Excellence
Awarded to students who earned a 4.0 cumulative GPA and completed  at least 28 credit hours during their freshman year.  

Oleta Norman Scholarship
Awarded to support graduate students in any discipline

School Of Nursing Freshman Or Sophomore Scholarship
Awarded to freshman or sophomore students who intend to major in Nursing.  Preference will be given to NC residents & those students with financial need.

Ruth Privott Peele Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of high academic achievement to incoming freshman (minimum 3.5 high school GPA & minimum 1100 SAT [combined critical reading & math sections]).  In some instances, the scholarship may be awarded to a current continuing student who has a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and is from one of the following counties:  Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Martin, Northhampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrell, and Washingon Counties.  Recipients must be enrolled full-time and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in order for the scholarship to be renewed.

Palmyra Pharr Scholarship
Awarded to students from Rowan and Cabarrus counties.

Elvira Foust Plonk Scholarship
Awarded to deserving undergraduate students.

Pratt Family Foundation Scholarship
Awarded to a student on the basis of merit and financial need.  

Alice Mcarver Ratchford Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to female, undergraduate students.  In order to receive the scholarship, recipients must meet (and maintain) the following criteria:  must live on-campus, must not possess an automobile, must be single, and may not have any other scholarships in conjunction with the Ratchford Scholarship. 

Dorothy Dillon Raymer and Augustus Barker Raymer Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to students, with consideration given to financial need.

Bessie Holmes Robbins And George B. Robbins Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate students who are NC residents, with preference being given to students from Alamance County and students who attended Ragsdale High School in Jamestown, NC.  

David B. And Mary Umstead Roberts Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to female students from Durham County, preferably female students from Mangum Township. 

Dr. Charlotte Roberts Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate students at UNCG, with a preference for female students.  

Emma Allison Robertson Memorial Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students from Iredell, Yadkin and Wilkes Counties.

Amy Myers Rudd Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students attending UNCG.

Sampson County Alumni Chapter/Faye West Warren Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students, preferably freshmen, from Sampson County, NC.

Katherine Y. Scharrer Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to students from Avery County, NC.

Senior Class Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement.

Betsey Ryder Shelley Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students pursuing a field of study in the UNCG Department of Art. 

Joseph H. & Mary Sherrill Scholarship
Awarded to full-time, undergraduate students with financial need from Alleghany County.

Judge H. Hoyle Sink Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to students from rural areas of NC.

Smirnow Scholarship Fund
Awarded to students at UNCG.

Emmalen McLeod Smith Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate students with first preference given to Guilford county residents for at least five years prior to high school graduation and whose family is a member of Oakdale United Methodist Church in Jamestown, NC.

Stanback Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement.  Preference for students from Rowan County.

Taylor George Steele Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to an entering male student who attended Western Guilford High School.

Flora O. Stern Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate students.

Sigmund Sternberger Scholarship/Tannenbaum-Sternberger Foundation
Awarded on the basis of financial need to full-time, undergraduate students, who are long-time residents of Guilford County, NC.  

Carolyn Langston Stevens Scholarship Awarded on the basis of financial need to degree- or license-seeking non-traditional students who have demonstrated a commitment to pursuing a degree in teaching. Preference will be given to female students and those students whose circumstances can be described by one of the following statements: attending college for the first time, returning to complete underdgraduate or graduate studies that have been interrupted, or has earned a bachelor's degree and is now returning to college to earn a second degree or licensure that will enable them to teach.

Dr. Patricia A. Sullivan and Dr. Charles W. Sullivan Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to full-time, undergraduate students. Scholarship may be renewed provided recipients continue to meet eligibility requirements.

Sarah Jane Taylor '48 University Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to full time undergraduate students in good academic standing. Preference given to students intending to major in degree programs in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Thomasville Furniture Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need, with preference given to students from Thomasville and Davidson County.

Lora Reeves Thrash Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to undergraduate students pursuing a degree in the Bryan School of Business & Economics.  First preference will be given to female students from western NC.

Toleo Foundation Scholarship Fund
Awarded on the basis of financial need and high academic achievement to undergraduate students, enrolled full-time, from Guilford County, NC.  Recipients must maintain a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA for renewal of the scholarship. 

William Holt And Ella (Rea) Turrentine Scholarship (New)
Awarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate students from Alamance County who are enrolled full-time.

UNCG Tuition Grant
Awarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate students enrolled at least half-time. Must complete the FAFSA to be considered.

University Stores Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate students.

University Womens Club Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to an incoming freshman student.

Kate Nelson Fenner Urquhart And Florence Estelle Fenner Conrad Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate students from Bertie and/or Halifax Counties in NC, with first preference going to female students from those counties.  

Zell Craven Weisner Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate students on the basis of academic achievement.  Preference given to students from Guilford County with financial need.

Charlotte & W. Dabney White Research Award
Awarded to undergraduate or graduate students who are involved in pure or applied scientific research.

Mrs. Earle G. (Josie N.) White Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to a graduate of Statesville Senior High, with a preference for students majoring in Education.

Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to female, Christian, undergraduate students from the following southeastern states:  Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana.  An application for this scholarship can be obtained from the Financial Aid Office.

N. Susan Whittington Scholarshp
Awarded primarily on the basis of financial need to full-time incoming students at UNCG.

Elizabeth Steinhardt Widmer And Ray Price Widmer Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and participation in extra-curricular activities.

Jewel Sydney Williams Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to incoming freshmen.

Lillie Boney Williams Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need, with preference given to students majoring in Music, the Liberal Arts or Nursing.

Mary Ann Winslow & Alma Winslow West Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement, with preference given to students from the general areas of Elizabeth City, NC and/or Richmond, VA.

Woosley Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate, NC residents who are in good academic standing. Preference will be given to students exhibiting academic merit and ones who attended NC public schools.

Lillian B. Wortham & Callie Bronson Wortham Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to female students.