The Center for Human Enrichment (CHE) provides support to first generation college students; these are students whose parents or legal guardians do not hold a bachelor’s degree or students who have independent status, living outside the support of a natural or adoptive parent.
As a CHE participant, you will become part of a caring community that will support your academic and personal growth until you graduate from UNC. The CHE program is recognize in the top 1% of all federally funded Student Support Services (SSS) programs in the nation.
If you are interested in applying to be a CHE participant then first read the eligibility information below to see if you are eligible.
Each year the Center for Human Enrichment (CHE) program accepts approximately 60-70 new students who are the first in their families to attend college. To be eligible students must:
- be a first-generation college student
- meet federal income guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Education
- accepted students must be committed to utilizing CHE's program services throughout their undergraduate career.
CHE is currently recruiting new participants for the new 2021-2022 academic year. Please select the link blow to access the application. Follow the
submission instructions, and before submitting your application, make sure to upload
the required files. This will help the CHE staff process your application in a timely
The CHE application submission priority deadline is April 30, 2021. However, we will continue to review applications in the order received until we have filled our new cohort for the academic year.
You cannot save and restart this application; you may, however, review the field items, take notes, and gather the required documents before you start to submit your application.
If you have any questions regarding the submission of your application or about the CHE/TRIO SSS program, please email us at CHE@unco.edu. Thank you for your interest in our program!