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Honors Carolina—UNC’s premier academic program for undergraduates—invites high-achieving, intellectually curious first-year students to apply for membership. Program benefits include hands-on learning in small, faculty-led seminars; research experiences that award program credit; personalized career coaching; global study and internships; a tight-knit community of peers and allies; and graduate with the Honors Carolina Laureate distinction. Apply Jan. 15–29. Apply.

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Scholars Connect Program provides an opportunity for undergraduate juniors or seniors from underrepresented groups who are focused on STEM subjects to connect with the NIEHS community and engage in emerging areas of research, training and career-oriented activities. Summer (40 hrs/wk) stipend is approximately $2,300/month, Fall/Spring (15 hrs/wk) stipends are approximately $850/month. Apply through February. Apply.

CAPS is offering a new group, “We Gon’ Be Alright, for Black students to gather, share their experiences, and gain support from one another. The group is facilitated by Cherish Williams, Ph.D., a Black psychologist within CAPS. Email if interested: cherishw@unc.edu. Via Zoom. If enough interested students have a need, adjusting the group’s scheduled time is possible. Tuesdays, 3–4:30 p.m. 

The Department of Psychiatry’s Promise Study invites assistant professors engaged in biomedical research who identify as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, American Indian/Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian/other Pacific Islander or multiracial to participate in a research study comparing peer mentoring approaches for their positive impact on personal gains and longer-term career outcomes. Participants receive up to $500. Apply.