Office of Distinguished Scholarships (ODS)

Carolina students have a knack for winning distinguished national and international scholarships. In fact, Carolina has produced more Rhodes Scholars in the past 10 years than any other public university in the nation and more Luce Scholars than any other college or university in the nation.

The Office of Distinguished Scholarships (ODS) provides a central location for information about distinguished awards and assists all Carolina students and alumni in putting their best foot forward when applying for such awards. Our staff is available to advise applicants on their applications, suggest interviewing strategies, and connect applicants with faculty members who can assist with writing project proposals.

In addition, ODS assists in the institutional vetting process called endorsement for prestigious scholarships and fellowships, including the Rhodes, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships and the Luce Scholars Program.


Click here to view deadlines for awards requiring the institutional vetting process called endorsement


Click here to learn about other prestigious scholarships and fellowships



Recent UNC-CH Dates and Endorsement Application Deadlines

ODS Prep-Shop for Rhodes, other scholarships
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 5:00PM

Q & A with Tar Heel Trailblazer Karen Stevenson
Thursday, February 19, 2015, 7PM – 8PM
Concourse Club (3rd floor, concourse level)
The Loudermilk Center for Excellence
Blue Zone, Kenan Stadium
344 Ridge Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

UNC-CH Endorsement Application Mailing Address

Office of Distinguished Scholarships
RE: UNC-CH Endorsement Application
Campus Box #3510, 225 Graham Memorial
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3510


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