Passion. Commitment. Imagination. Leadership.

Burch Fellows are exceptional students who bring these qualities to an academic endeavor that falls within the University’s mission. Applicants must have the imagination and resourcefulness to plan a fellowship experience that allows you to pursue of an intense interest well beyond the scope of an academic course or summer internship.

The range and nature of fellowship experiences is bounded only by feasibility, and the imagination and resourcefulness of successful applicants. The duration and location of the fellowship experience will vary, but the fellowship experience should be completed within a calendar year from the time the fellowship is awarded or before graduation, whichever comes first.

The Burch Fellows Program was established with a gift from Carolina alumnus Lucius E. Burch III.

2018 BURCH FELLOWS

Click here to read more about this year’s Burch Fellows and their projects.

Abbey Cmiel
Lauren Graham
Alex Polydoroff
Bella Reiss
Nikola Yager
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.

Application Deadline

January 30, 2018

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Burch Advisory Board

The board selects students to participate in the Burch Fellows program.

Meet the Board

Past Burch Fellows

View a complete listing of past Burch Fellows and explore the projects they pursued.

View Past Fellows

Drop-in Proposal Review Sessions

Aug. 30, Oct. 23, and Jan. 31

Undergraduate Library, 6:00-7:00pm

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Gina Difino
Director, Global Education and Fellowships
(919) 962-9680
HonorsBurch@unc.edu