Burch Fellowship Details


The Burch Fellows Program is open to all full-time undergraduate students at UNC who have completed at least one semester but not more than six semesters. You do not have to be a member of Honors Carolina to apply. Applicants should have at least two semesters remaining following completion of the Burch Fellowship and prior to graduation.

If you accept the Burch Fellowship award, you must withdraw from any other funding opportunities for the summer. Likewise, if you have accepted another award for the fellowship period, you must withdraw your application for a Burch Fellowship.

How To Apply

Applicants must complete an online application and provide the following materials:

  • Resume
  • Bio
  • Fellowship Experience Proposal (1,200 word limit)
  • Budget
  • Photograph
  • Unofficial UNC Transcript
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Letters of Support
Click here for detailed information about the application materials.

Application Deadline

All application materials – including letters of reference and support – are due before Tuesday, January 31. Please have all of your documents ready to submit before beginning the online application.

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Mandatory interviews for finalists will be held in February/March 2017. Fellows will be announced soon after the completion of the interviews.