Carolina Blue Honors Fellowship Details


The Carolina Blue Honors Fellowship is open to second and third year students with a 3.0 GPA or higher. You do not have to be a member of Honors Carolina to apply. Preference will be given to students who have never traveled internationally.

If you accept the Carolina Blue Honors Fellowship award, you must withdraw from any other funding opportunities for that summer. Likewise, if you have accepted another award for the summer, you must withdraw your application for a Carolina Blue Honors Fellowship.

How To Apply

Applicants prepare a fellowship experience of no less than 65 days, including at least 8 weeks full-time in their internship, internationally interning with a sports organization of their identification.

  • Résumé
  • 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.

Faculty Advisor

All applicants should identify and consult with a faculty member familiar with your work, the region you are going, or the type of internship you are proposing. This advisor can review your proposal and help address any questions that you may have in undertaking this experience.

Application Deadline

All application materials — including letters of reference and support — are due before December 1, 2018. Please have all of your documents ready to submit before beginning the online application.


Mandatory interviews for finalists will be held in December or January. Fellows will be announced soon after the completion of the interviews.