Levine Scholars Program

The Levine Scholarship Program takes the brightest, most capable students and gives them the tools, resources and environment they need to connect, transform and make a difference in the world.  The four-year scholarship 

includes full tuition, room and board, a grant to implement a service project of the Scholar’s own design, and four summers of experiences that will develop leadership skills, social awareness, and an international perspective.  For more information about the scholarship program and the nomination process, visit the Levine Scholars Program Office.

Crown Scholars Program

The Crown Scholars Program is part of the University Honors Program and is administered by the Honors College. Crown Scholarships are merit scholarships that represent the heritage of the University, as the packages are comprised of scholarships in the names of many of the University’s founding mothers and fathers, as well as leaders from the Charlotte region who have supported the University. Crown Scholars represent the “crowns” of the University Honors Program, the oldest and largest major honors program at the University, founded in 1983. Candidates for the Crown Scholars Program demonstrate the following attributes: Scholarship (strong academic foundation); Intellectual and social breadth (interdisciplinary interests, range of social/cultural experiences); Interest in research (curiosity about knowledge-making); Commitment to engagement in the community through sustainable partnerships; and capacity for reflection, growth.

Students interested in learning more about the Crown Scholars Program should review the Crown Scholars Program application timeline and criteria. Applications are due December 1, 2015 and must be submitted through the NinerScholars Portal, UNC Charlotte's online scholarship system. Please direct any specific program or application questions to the Honors College at 704-687-7197.

Merit and Need-Based Scholarships

UNC Charlotte offers more than 550 merit and need-based scholarships annually to recognize outstanding students for prior and sustained academic achievement, and provide assistance to students who have demonstrated financial need. Applicants for need-based scholarships must have submitted a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1 for the upcoming academic year and have no outstanding requirements or financial obligations to the university in order to be considered. University scholarships may be used to offset the cost of tuition, room and board, books, or other approved costs. Specific requirements for each scholarship are different and may be based on major, GPA, specific course enrollment, or other criteria. To search for scholarships and review criteria, visit UNC Charlotte's searchable scholarship database.

Athletic Scholarships

Athletic Scholarships are awarded by the coaches of the particular athletic program. 

Outside Scholarships

Private scholarships are awarded by civic, social, and religious organizations, employers, private foundations, etc.  Students must seek out and apply for private scholarships on their own.  If you receive an outside scholarship, please request that the sponsoring organization make the check payable to UNC Charlotte, include your name and ID number on the check and mail it to: UNC Charlotte, attn: Student Accounts, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001.