University of North Carolina at Charlotte Martin Scholars Program

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University of North Carolina at Charlotte Martin Scholars Program

Award Amount: $35,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: November 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte establishes leading merit scholarship program named as “Martin Scholars Program”. The scholarship is open to entering freshmen, transfer students, and current UNC Charlotte undergraduate students who are pell-eligible with zero Expected Family Contribution. The scholarship is designed to help to relieve students of financial concerns, allowing them to pursue academic excellence and personal development.

Host Institution:

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, also known as UNC Charlotte, is a public research university located in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. The university is the largest institution of higher education in the Charlotte region, which is the second largest banking center in the United States.

Eligibility:

In order to participate in the scholarship contest, entrants must meet the following criteria:

  • Entering freshmen, transfer students, and current UNC Charlotte undergraduate students who are Pell-eligible with zero Expected Family Contribution
  • The program expects students to join an honors program
  • Pell-eligible with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $0
  • Be a member of or intend to join an honors program
  • Full-time enrolled student at UNC Charlotte
  • Preference to students from underrepresented groups
  • Applicants must have submitted a completed UNC Charlotte admissions application by February 1, 2018

Instructions for Applying:

Freshman and transfer students who are interested to apply can go through the given link: http://admissions.uncc.edu/admissions/apply-now

Award Description:

  • The average Martin Scholar receives $3,000 per semester for their unmet financial need.
  • The award is renewable until the student receives their undergraduate degree. The total value of the award for a four-year student is on average $35,000, including the stipend to study abroad.
  • In addition to the semesterly award, Martin Scholars are eligible for a stipend valued between $3,000-$6,000 to participate in a study abroad experience or internship opportunity.

Detailed Information Link:

http://martinscholars.uncc.edu/