Chancellor Carol L. Folt, Vice Provost Steve Farmer & student celebrate Barnes & Noble College Scholarship

We encourage everyone – faculty, staff, community members and current Carolina students – to investigate diversity award and scholarship opportunities. To help you get started, please click on the resources below to explore your options:

UNC University Diversity Awards

Open to all faculty, staff, current Carolina students, student organizations, alumni, community members, and community organizations.

Harvey Beech Scholarship

For current Carolina sophomores and juniors.

MLK Scholarship

For current Carolina juniors.

MLK High School Scholarship Award

Open to all current Chapel Hill-Orange County School System high school seniors.

Provost’s Committee on LGBTQ Issues Grant

Offers funding for events/programs/activities/research that educates, enhances, and shares the diversity of LGBTQ life at UNC.


100 Scholarships Especially for Minority Students

A compilation of national scholarship resources.

Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid

(at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Office of Distinguished Scholarships

(at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)