Office of Distinguished Scholarships
Discover undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships that match your academic, personal and professional interests, then let us help you put your best foot forward when applying. Carolina students have a strong track record of winning prestigious awards. You could be next.
Dream big. This could be you.
Whether you're still earning your undergraduate degree, have moved on to graduate school, or have recently graduated from UNC, scholarships and fellowships enable you to challenge yourself, open doors, and make new connections. ODS is here to help. We’ll work with you to develop an award application that stands out from the crowd.
The “Rhodes” to Oxford start here.
UNC has produced 51 Rhodes Scholars, including 16 scholars since 2000. That’s among the top of public universities in the nation. In fact, Tar Heel students like you have a knack for winning prestigious scholarships and fellowships.
Tip: Use your essay to tell a story.
Many scholarship applications ask applicants to submit a personal essay that explains academic and public service activities. Tell a compelling story about yourself, using examples to show how you take action and achieve your goals.
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We’re here to help! Contact us to explore scholarship opportunities, talk through your application, or request feedback.
UNC HAS PRODUCED
51 RHODES SCHOLARS
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