UNCG Grants and Scholarships: Arts and Sciences

 

Click on a department name to go to descriptions of major-specific funds and to view contact information for the awarding department.


 

General Arts and Sciences
For more information contact 336.334.5241 
FundEligible Students
Aline And Alice Spell Scholarship In The SciencesAwarded 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.
Barbara C. Carter and Hal B. Phillips, Jr. ScholarshipAwarded 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 MathematicsAwarded to full-time undergraduate students in good standing studying in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics and Astronomy.
Carter-Phillips College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Scholarship FundAwarded on the basis of academic merit to undergraduate, NC resident majoring in mathematics or related fields, the physical and biological sciences, or other science related majors within CAS. Preference given to students who intend to teach at the secondary school level. Juniors and seniors must be accepted in the School of Education's Teachers Academy or equivalent program for a teacher license.
Chris Velonis Miller ScholarshipAwarded 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.
Dilys Bass Stowell ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to undergraduate students with declared major in CAS. Preference given to students from Robeson County.
Gene And Pat Holder ScholarshipAwarded 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.
Laura B. & Christopher C. Tew Physical Sciences ScholarshipAwarded to talented and deserving undergraduate students with majors in the Physics or Chemistry & Biochemistry departments.
Mary Motsinger Evans ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of financial need to students majoring in Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mathematics and Statistics, or Physics and Astronomy.
Melissa Wayne Curry ScholarshipAwarded 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.
 

 

African American Studies
For more information contact 336.334.5507
FundEligible Students
Whitney Ransome Scholarship in African American StudiesAwarded primarily on the basis of achievement to full time students majoring in African American Studies. Financial need will be a secondary consideration.
 

 

Biology
For more information contact 336.334.5391
FundEligible Students
Dr. Laura G. Anderton Biology ScholarshipAwarded to NC residents majoring in Biology.
Inez Coldwell ScholarshipAwarded to students majoring in Biology.
Summerlin Family Scholarship in BiologyAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to rising juniors and/or seniors majoring in Biology.
W.E. and Helen Simmons Biology AwardAwarded to deserving junior or senior Biology major who is in good academic standing.
 

 

Chemistry & BioChemistry
 For more information contact 336.334.5714
FundEligible Students
Finch Chemistry Scholarship Awarded on the basis of financial need to full-time, undergraduate student who has declared Chemisty or Biochemistry as major.
Florence L. Schaeffer ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to students majoring in Chemistry.
Henry L. Anderson Memorial ScholarshpAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to sophomore, junior or senior students majoring in Chemisty.
Jean Dreyfus Boissevain ScholarshipAwarded to undergraduate students majoring in Chemistry or Biochemistry. Recipients must participate in undergraduate research.
Mary Satterfield Taylor AwardAwarded to a graduating senior Chemistry major with the highest overall GPA of those students majoring in Chemistry.
Nancy Romefelt Mapes ScholarshipAwarded 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.
Summerlin Family Scholarship in ChemistryAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to rising juniors and/or seniors majoring in Chemistry.
Walter H. Puterbaugh ScholarshipAwarded 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.
 

 

Classical Studies
For more information contact 336.334.5214
FundEligible Students
Francis A. Laine Memorial PrizeAwarded to juniors and seniors who are majoring in Classical Studies.
Peter Ryan ScholarshipAwarded to a junior with financial need majoring in Archaeology.
 

 

Communication Studies
For more information contact 336.334.5297
FundEligible Students
David E. Johnson ScholarshipAwarded to adult students majoring in Communication Studies.
John Andrew Robinson And Margaret E. Robinson Memorial FellowshipAwarded on the basis of academic merit to graduate students majoring in Communication Studies.
Kathryn Mca. England Speech ScholarshipAwarded to undergraduate students majoring or minoring in Communication Studies.
 

 

Computer Science
For more information contact 336.256.1112 
FundEligible Students
Mary D. Murray Scholarship in Mathematical SciencesAwarded on the basis of financial need to students majoring in Mathematical Sciences, with preference for students with high academic achievement.
 

 

English
 For more information contact 336.256.5311 
FundEligible Students
Amon Liner Poetry AwardAwarded to a student poet, majoring in English, whose work has been or will be published by The Greensboro Review.
Amy M. Charles Memorial English ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to students majoring in English.
Anna Wooten Hawkins Graduate AwardAwarded to on the basis of academic merit to graduate students.
Cloninger-Stout Family ScholarshipAwarded in alternating years to a graduate student in the MFA and Ph.D. programs in English.
Dusenbury ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to students majoring in Business or English.
Elizabeth Robinson Fort ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to students majoring in English.
Emmett J. And Clara C. King ScholarshipAwarded 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.
English Department ScholarshipAwarded to students majoring in English.
Ethel Stephens Arnett ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to sophomore, junior or senior students majoring in English or History.
Fred Chappell Creative Writing FellowshipAwarded on the basis of academic merit to graduate students in the Creative Writing program.
Jackson-Loving-
Gibson Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate students majoring in English who are talented writers and who desire to pursue careers in writing.
Jean Gagen English AwardAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to female graduate students majoring in English.
Kathy Walker Phipps Graduate AwardAwarded on the basis of financial need to talented students pursuing a graduate degree within the Creative Writing Program.
Leonard B. Hurley Memorial ScholarshipAwarded to senior students who are majoring in English.
Matthew E. Russ And Ann Fitzmaurice-Russ ScholarshipAwarded 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.
Mildred Kates Dissertation AwardAwarded to a doctoral student majoring in English who is working on his or her dissertation.
Nancy and David McAllister Scholarship in Creative WritingAwarded to students enrolled full time in the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program.
Randall Jarrell Creative Writing ScholarshipAwarded to a graduate student majoring in English who shows promise as a poet or writer.
Ruth Mckaughan & W. Bryan Carter ScholarshipAwarded 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.
William G. & Kate Hodge Lane FellowshipAwarded 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.
Winfield Scholarship
Awarded to a junior or senior English major with financial need and academic achievement.
 

 

Geography
 For more information contact 336.334.5388
FundEligible Students
Anna Shaw Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement.
Dorothy Stafford Mason Geography FellowshipAwarded 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.
Mina Weil Memorial ScholarshipAwarded to a junior or senior majoring in a social science. Award rotates among multiple academic departments.
 

 

German, Russian & Japanese Studies
For more information contact 336.334.5655 
FundEligible Students
Baecker Foreign Study AwardAwarded 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.
 

 

History
For more information contact 336.334.5992 
FundEligible Students
Allen W. Trelease Graduate FellowshipAwarded on the basis of merit to doctoral students majoring in History.
Anna Shaw ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of academic achievement.
Betty Crawford Ervin Fellowship In HistoryAwarded on the basis of academic merit to graduate students in History. Preference for NC residents.
Converse Clowse Student AwardAwarded 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.
Draper-Gullander-Largent Graduate FellowshipAwarded to a graduate student majoring in History who intends to pursue a career in teaching.
Ethel Stephens Arnett ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to sophomore, junior or senior students majoring in English or History.
Gayle Hicks Fripp Museum Studies InternshipAwarded 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.
Hilda B. Fountain History FellowshipAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to an outstanding student for graduate studies in History.
Hilda Burton Fountain ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to an outstanding rising senior who is majoring in History.
Katherine Robinson Everett ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of academic merit to full-time students majoring in History.
Mina Weil Memorial ScholarshipAwarded to a junior or senior majoring in a social science. Award rotates among multiple academic departments.
Oliver Perry & Betty Carol Clutts ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to students majoring in History and/or Education.
Rebecca Chambers Wright ScholarshipAwarded to students majoring in History.
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.
 

 

Interior Architecture
 For more information contact 336.334.5320
FundEligible Students
Amanda Joyce Patton ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to undergraduate students in Interior Architecture. Recipients must be NC residents and must be enrolled full-time.
Barbara Alley Simon Scholarship in Memory of Grace Brown AlleyAwarded 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.
Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of financial need to students majoring in Interior Architecture.
Carolyn Crouse Register Scholarship in Memory of Dolphine Cobb WrightAwarded primarily on the basis of financial need to students majoring in Interior Architecture.
Edward Loewenstein Graduate AwardAwarded to outstanding prospective graduate students in the Interior Architecture program, with preference given to students with a concentration in Historic Preservation.
Elizabeth Hathaway ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate students majoring in Interior Architecture.
Esther F. Segner Interior Architecture ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to students majoring in Interior Architecture.
Harry Byrd Lee Adams ScholarshipAwarded to graduate students in the Department of Interior Architecture. Preference for NC residents.
Jewel and Bob Hoogstoel International ScholarshipAwarded to students enrolled in the Department of Interior Architecture who have an interest in international travel and studying abroad.
Kristin Anderson ScholarshipAwarded to a student majoring in Interior Architecture.
Linda & Roy Arrington ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of merit to students majoring in Interior Architecture. Financial need may also be considered.
Marion Stedman Covington Fellowship In Historic PreservationAwarded to graduate students majoring in Interior Architecture.
Mary Glendinning Elam ScholarshipAwarded to entering graduate students majoring in Interior Architecture. Strong undergraduate students may also be considered.
Preservation Greensboro Incorporated FundAwarded for the purpose of providing stipends for Interior Architecture graduate students to attend historic preservation conferences
Richard & Pamela Allen ScholarshipAwarded 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.
Seborn Perry Ragsdale Interior Architecture ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to full-time undergraduate student majoring in Interior Architecture.
Vera Armfield Foscue ScholarshipAwarded to students majoring in Interior Architecture.
Virginia Wilson Scholarship in Interior ArchitectureAwarded to students majoring in Interior Architecture.
 

 

Mathematics & Statistics
 For more information contact 336.334.5836
FundEligible Students
Bertha Barnwell Vielhauer ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate students majoring in Mathematics.
Cornelia Strong Scholarship
Awarded to students majoring in Mathematics.
Dr. Theresa Phillips Vaughan Math ScholarshipAwarded to undergraduate and graduate students who are math majors or students of other disciplines who have shown an interest and aptitude in mathematics.
Eldon E. And Christine J. Posey Mathematics ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to undergraduate students majoring in Mathematics.
Helen Barton ScholarshipAwarded to students majoring in Mathematics.
Ione Holt Grogan ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to undergraduate students majoring in Mathematics who are NC residents
Judith L. Mendenhall ScholarshipAwarded 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.
Vicky Martin Langley Math ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate students from North Carolina with academic achievement as a secondary consideration.
 

 

Media Studies
For more information contact 336.334.5360
FundEligible Students
Dr. John Lee Jellicorse ScholarshipAwarded to undergraduate, rising sophomores or higher who are in good standing and committed to a Media Studies major.
William Lee Kinard, Jr./WFMY Scholarship
Awarded to students majoring in Media Studies (emphasis should be on broadcasting).
 

 

Philosophy
 For more information contact 336.334.5059
FundEligible Students
Roger Schwirck ScholarshipAwarded 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.
 

 

Political Science
For more information contact 336.334.5989
FundEligible Students
Anna Shaw Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement.
Annie Moring Alexander ScholarshipAwarded to students majoring in Political Science.
Cemala Non-Profit Fellowship For Full-Time StudentsAwarded 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 Fellowship For Part-Time StudentsAwarded to students admitted to the MPA program and working in a Guilford County non-profit agency.
Cemala Non-Profit InternshipsAwarded to students who have been admitted to the MPA program. Students must intern in a Guilford County nonprofit agency. Award is $4000 annually.
Debbie Beatty Memorial Fund in Political ScienceAwarded 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.
Dr. James H. Clotfelter Political Science Undergraduate ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate students majoring in Political Science who embody passion for civic engagement, social justice and/or public service.
Mina Weil Memorial ScholarshipAwarded to a junior or senior majoring in a social science. Award rotates among multiple academic departments.
Political Science Award
Awarded to a promising senior majoring in Political Science, with preference for a student who is going on to graduate school.
Winston-Salem Foundation Mpa FundAwarded to students in the MPA program. See the department for additional details.
 

 

Psychology
 For more information contact 336.334.5014
FundEligible Students
Elizabeth Duffy FellowshipAwarded to female graduate students majoring in Psychology.
Graduate Psychology AwardAwarded to graduate students majoring in Psychology.
Highsmith, Barkley, and Teague Graduate Student Assistance FundAwarded to first year graduate students in Psychology with preference for NC residents.
John W. Lindsey Memorial ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to graduate students majoring in Psychology.
Matthew E. Russ And Ann Fitzmaurice-Russ ScholarshipAwarded 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.
 

 

Religious Studies
 For more information contact 336.334.5243
FundEligible Students
Flossie Byrd Scholarship
Awarded to students majoring in Religious studies, with consideration given to financial need.
 

 

Romance Languages
For more information contact 336.334.5655 
FundEligible Students
Augustine Larochelle ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to students majoring in Spanish.
Evelyn Wilson Simpson Scholarship In Romance LanguagesAwarded to students majoring in a Romance Language.
Friends of Romance Languages ScholarshipAwarded to students majoring in a Romance Language.
Karen Bostian McFadyen Endowed ScholarshipAwarded to students within the Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures. Donor first preference for needy students majoring in Spanish and second preference for needy student studying any language within LLC dept.
Mary Eliza Spicer ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to undergraduate students majoring in Romance Languages.
Miller-Barineau Scholrshp
Awarded to rising juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in French.
Rene Hardre ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to students majoring in French.
RPH Romance Language Foreign Study ScholarshipAwarded 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.
Winfield S. Barney ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to undergraduate or graduate students majoring in French or Spanish.
 

 

Sociology
For more information contact 336.334.5609
FundEligible Students
Anna Shaw Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement.
Billie May New Carroll '45 Endowed ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of financial need to students with declared major within Sociology Dept.
David & Marlene Pratto ScholarshipAwarded 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.
Matthew E. Russ And Ann Fitzmaurice-Russ ScholarshipAwarded 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.
Mina Weil Memorial ScholarshipAwarded to a junior or senior majoring in a social science. Award rotates among multiple academic departments.
Shivers ScholarshipAwarded on the basis of need and merit to students majoring in Social Work and Sociology (award alternates between departments).
Sociological Prizes EndowmentAwarded on the basis of academic achievement to undergraduate students majoring in Sociology.
William Knox Graduate ScholarshipAwarded to student enrolled in Graduate studies in Sociology.
William Knox ScholarshipAwarded to Sociology majors.
 

 

Women's Studies
 For more information contact 336.334.5673
FundEligible Students
Sally Schindel Cone Fund In Women's StudiesAwarded to students majoring in Women's Studies. For more information please visit: http://wgs.uncg.edu/resources/cone-awards/