UNC Harvey Beech Scholarship
Scholarship Selection Guidelines
- The scholarship committee shall be composed of representatives of the multiple student organizations and administrative units, and led by the University Office for Diversity & Inclusion with the Office for Scholarships and Student Aid as an advisory partner.
- The scholarship committee shall determine the scholarship recipients based on (in order of importance): academic GPA improvement from within the previous academic year (semester or cumulative for one year), contributions to campus life, and demonstrate financial need (impact of scholarship). Scholarships shall be awarded in coordination with the University’s Office of Student Aid.
- The Scholarship Committee shall award (3) scholarships in the amount of $1,500. The scholarship recipient(s) will be selected by the close of the Spring semester and awarded at the beginning of the following Fall semester.
- To apply: Submit the form below by Saturday, February 1, 2020.
Harvey Beech Scholarship Application
2019 Harvey Beech Scholarship Recipients
LUIS CARLOS AMAYA-VILLA
Luis was born in La Junta, Colorado, but claims Henderson, NC as his home. He is a rising junior, majoring in Sociology with a minor in Education. Luis is a first-generation college student and the first person from his family to graduate high school in the U.S., as well as the first out of his entire family to make it as far as he has in education. He prides himself on working hard and being the best at whatever he does. “My adjustment to UNC has been long and hard,” he says, “but I am forever blessed by God to be in the situation that I am in. I am honored to receive the Harvey Beech Scholarship and [continuing on] his legacy. Go Heels!
Camaryn is a rising junior majoring in Business Administration in the Kenan-Flagler Business School. She was a Hayden B. Renwick Academic Achievement Awardee and made the Dean’s List in Fall 2018 and Fall 2019. Camaryn is a part of the Carolina Union Activities Board (CUAB) Entertainment Committee, the Black Student Movement and the Minority Student Recruitment Committee. She served as an Achieving Carolina Excellence (ACE) Legacy Leader and is also involved with Queen in You, which is a club to mentor young girls in professionalism, self-esteem, scholarship and service. Camaryn is pursuing a career in financial services because she has a passion for increasing financial stability among the African American community. She will be interning with Wells Fargo in Charlotte, NC in summer 2019.