Edward Jackson International Travel Award

This scholarship in the School of Media and Journalism honors Ed Jackson, a veteran foreign correspondent for United Press International and Time magazine. An award of around $2,500 is given annually to an undergraduate journalism major, preferably from North Carolina, … Continued

International Studies Fellowship

The International Studies Fellowship is awarded to students from under-represented groups who desire to travel abroad for a minimum of one semester. These students choose their own plans of study and report back to us upon completion of study. Recipients … Continued

Global Gap Year Fellowship

The Fellowship is a highly selective award given to a cohort of high school graduates who have been admitted to UNC as part of the university’s early action deadline. Once admitted, students must submit a separate application for the fellowship … Continued

Gerald Unks Travel Fellowship Fund

The Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs is pleased to administer “The Gerald Unks Undergraduate Travel Fellowship.” The awards are made to deserving Carolina students with applicable travel plans. The travel fellowship fund is made possible by the very gracious contributions of … Continued

Robert E. Bryan Fellowship

The Robert E. Bryan Fellowship in the APPLES Service-Learning program is designed for undergraduate student teams interested in creating social impact locally and/or globally through the creation of an innovative project that addresses a community-identified need. The fellowship provides practical … Continued

SURF (Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship)

SURF recipients are expected to engage in undergraduate research, scholarship, or performance for at least 9 weeks, with a minimum of 20 hours/week during the summer (May-August). Please note that some projects may require more than the minimum of 20 … Continued

Davis Projects for Peace Award

The Davis Projects for Peace award is open to all undergraduates at the 76 institutions that are part of the Davis United World College Scholars Program, including UNC-Chapel Hill. Students are invited to design grassroots projects that they will implement … Continued

Phillips Ambassadors Program

The Phillips Ambassadors Program is open to UNC Chapel Hill and Duke University undergraduate students across all majors, who are applying for a UNC-approved study abroad academic program located in East Asia, South Asia or Southeast Asia. Students must be … Continued

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program allows graduating-seniors, master’s students, doctoral candidates, and recent graduates to self-design a research/study project, or serve as an English Teaching Assistant in one of more than 140 countries. The Fulbright program is sponsored by the … Continued

Mingma Norbu Sherpa Fellowship

The fellowship is named for the late Mingma Norbu Sherpa, a pioneering conservationist in the Himalaya who served as an official with the World Wildlife Fund. Mr. Sherpa believed that having nature need not take place at the expense of … Continued