Application Details

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Deadline Approaching
Drop-in proposal review session held in mid-January. See website for details.


First-Year, Junior, Sophomore

The Burch Fellows Program is open to all full-time undergraduate students at UNC who have completed at least one semester but not more than six semesters. Students do not have to be a member of Honors Carolina to apply. Applicants should have at least two semesters remaining following completion of the Burch Fellowship and prior to graduation.


Passion. Commitment. Imagination. Leardership.

Burch Fellows are exceptional students who bring these qualities to an academic endeavor that falls within the University’s mission. Applicants must have the imagination and resourcefulness to plan a fellowship experience that allows you to pursue of an intense interest well beyond the scope of an academic course or summer internship. The range and nature of fellowship experiences is bounded only by feasibility, and the imagination and resourcefulness of successful applicants. The duration and location of the fellowship experience will vary, but the fellowship experience should be completed within a calendar year from the time the fellowship is awarded or before graduation, whichever comes first. The Burch Fellows Program was established with a gift from Carolina alumnus Lucius E. Burch III.

Past Burch projects have included the following: “Equality in Education: A Study of Gender Parity in Namibia,” “Working with Syrian Refugees in Paris,” “Bali: An Exploration of Traditional Medicine and Spiritual Healing” and “Rainbows of Resistance: Queer Identity and Revolution in South Africa.


Honors Carolina

Gina DiFino
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Tuesday, July 24, 2018