A Passion For Sports

The Carolina Blue Honors Fellowship allows students with a passion for the business of sports to create their own summer internship built around international sports entrepreneurship.

Designed for ambitious students who possess a strong work ethic and sense of adventure, the Carolina Blue Honors Fellowship provides up to $5,000 to support self-designed, international learning experiences, such as working for an Australian Baseball League franchise, leading a social media campaign for a pro cricket franchise in the India Premier League, or helping a soccer start-up get off the ground in Tanzania.

Two Carolina Blue Honors Fellowships are available each year.

Anna Grace Kelley and James Tatter | Barcelona, Spain


Marley Davis-Martin is a second-year student from Boulder, Colorado studying business administration and advertising. Her fellowship experience will be in an internship with Keemotion and Atrium Sports in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Atrium Sports integrates sports technology to deliver automated video, and enhancement, production and distribution solutions. Marley hopes to explore digital marketing through an international lens and help sports flourish in local communities.

Marley, class of 2022, is an Admissions Ambassador for UNC and a marketing director for Carolina Fever.

Due to the restrictions on travel associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, Marley was unable to use her fellowship in 2020, but hopes to travel in summer 2021.




Ricky May

The Carolina Blue Honors Fellowship was established with a gift from Carolina alumnus Ricky May who worked as a sales and marketing executive in the sports industry for 25 years.

Application Deadline

January 29, 2021

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Gina Difino
Director, Global Education and Fellowships
(919) 962-9680

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