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First-Year Admission-Based Scholarships

Admission-Based Scholarship criteria and amounts for Summer 2021, Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 applicants will not include SAT or ACT test scores.

  • Students must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours each semester to qualify for these scholarships
  • Students must maintain continuous enrollment (fall and spring semesters) at UNC
  • The admission-based scholarships listed are awarded to students who are working on their first bachelor’s degree
  • Students in off-campus, cash-funded programs are not eligible for these scholarships and should check with UNC Extended Campus regarding scholarship opportunities
  • Your application for admission is also your application for a number of admission-based scholarships. Once you are admitted, you can apply for further scholarships via your student Ursa account

Summer 2021/Fall 2021/Spring 2022

Scholarship

GPA

Colorado Resident

WUE Resident

Nonresident

Trustee

4.0

$16,000 over four years ($2,000 each fall and spring semester)

$24,000 over four years ($3,000 each fall and spring semester)

$36,000 over four years ($4,500 each fall and spring semester)

Presidential

3.8 – 3.99

$14,000 over four years ($1,750 each fall and spring semester)

$16,000 over four years ($2,000 each fall and spring semester)

$28,000 over four years ($3,500 each fall and spring semester)

Provost

3.4 – 3.79

$10,000 over four years ($1,250 each fall and spring semester)

$16,000 over four years ($2,000 each fall and spring semester)

$20,000 over four years ($2,500 each fall and spring semester)

Bear

3.0 – 3.39

$6,000 over four years ($750 each fall and spring semester)

$12,000 over four years ($1,500 each fall and spring semester)

$16,000 over four years ($2,000 each fall and spring semester)

Northern Lights

Below 2.99

 Not Applicable 

$8,000 over four years ($1,000 each fall and spring semester)

$8,000 over four years ($1,000 each fall and spring semester)