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Endowed and administered through the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro. The CFGG website for endowments lists the entire endowed fund listing, including “Joanne B. Craft Endowment.” Contributions to the Joanne B. Craft Endowment can be sent directly to CFGG or by visiting the foundation’s donation portal. Eligibility Guidelines: Recipient(s) will be a degree-seeking student, who is a single parent and is majoring in nursing or education. Recipient(s) must be currently enrolled at the UNC Greensboro in a minimum of 9 credits hours and be in good academic standing. Must use the award while attending the UNC Greensboro. The recipient can use the award for the summer, spring or fall semester. Application Requirements: Cover letter outlining reasons for seeking a degree in nursing or education and how this scholarship will assist in obtaining the degree. Resume outlining work, community service experience, contact and email information, classification at UNCG, total credits completed, credits currently enrolled and student ID number. One letter of reference from individuals not related to the applicant that substantiates the applicant is a single parent. Individuals submitting the letter should include contact information.
Honors Mary Lib Manning Slate, class of 1961. Mary Lib was a leader at Woman’s College (now UNCG), including in the historic Quad as a house president in Bailey Hall. She and her husband, Marvin, honor the values of leadership and ambition for a career in the business world with this scholarship, which will be awarded annually to a junior or senior living on campus. Eligibility Guidelines: Rising Junior or Senior (at least 60 credit hours by the end of Spring 2021) Solid Academic Performance (GPA 2.5 or higher) Majoring in Business or Liberal Arts Plans to work in business upon graduation Accomplished leadership Resident of North Carolina and graduate of a North Carolina high school Preference will be given to students who live on campus Application Requirements: Cover letter and resume outlining how his/her UNCG course of study and leadership experiences have enhanced potential for success in corporate employment after graduation. Two letters of reference with at least one from a faculty or staff at UNCG or a professional staff from the community
Funded through generous contributions by UNCG parents and family members to the Spartan Families Fund. It is supported through the Parent & Family Advisory Council whose mission is to strengthen the quality of the UNCG educational experience by promoting communication, inspiring goodwill and support for the University, and enhancing high-quality programs and educational opportunities for students. The scholarship recognizes students who have inspired goodwill and support for others. Eligibility Guidelines: Students applying must be in good academic and conduct standing and have engaged in activities on or off campus that have fostered goodwill and support for UNCG or the larger Greensboro community. Application Requirements: Must be a full-time student in good academic standing. Must not have violated the University’s Student Code of Conduct or Academic Integrity Policy. Applicant must demonstrate participation in activities while at UNCG that have inspired goodwill and support for the University or the Greensboro community.
Sponsored by the Office of Elliott University Center, the UNCG Class Ring Scholarship is funded by proceeds generated by the sale of class rings through the UNCG ring vendor. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is proud of our many students who are great examples of the hard work and dedication required to be successful in the classroom and greater community. To recognize these extraordinary students and their commitment to their education, the Office of Elliott University Center has established the UNCG Class Ring Scholarship. On an annual basis, the earnings from this scholarship will be divided and one-half of the funds will be designated for a traditional age undergraduate student(s) and one-half of the funds for an Adult undergraduate student(s). Eligibility: All full-time UNCG traditional age undergraduate and full-time adult undergraduate students (24 years of age or older at the beginning of the fall semester of award) who have completed at least 64 credit hours may apply for the scholarship. Applicants must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative grade point average. Qualified candidates should meet the following requirements: Be classified as a full-time traditional age undergraduate degree seeking student or as a full-time Adult undergraduate degree seeking student (24 years of age or older at the beginning of the fall semester of award) at UNCG Have successfully completed a minimum of 64 credit hours from UNCG If you are a transfer student, you must have completed at least one semester at UNCG and have no less than 12 hours of documented credit from UNCG Have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA Have no current conduct issues through the Dean of Students Office Applying for the Award: Students must complete UNCG Class Ring Scholarship Application as listed on through the Office of Financial Aid’s S3 system. Additionally, traditional age undergraduate students are required to write an essay of not more than three pages (doubled-spaced), addressing what a college degree means to them and how they will use this accomplishment to help others. Adult undergraduate students are required to write an essay of not more than three pages (doubled-spaced), discussing the effect pursuing a college degree as an adult student has had on his/her life. An unofficial copy of the student’s UNCG transcript and two letters of recommendation (one of which must be from a UNCG faculty or staff member) must accompany all applications. Administration of the Awards: The UNCG Class Ring Scholarship will be administered through the Office of Elliott University Center in coordination with the Financial Aid Office. Scholarship funds will be disbursed directly through each recipient’s student account and split equally between the fall and spring semester. Students who complete their course work in December will receive one-half of the annual scholarship award. A selection committee led by the Director of the Elliott University Center will be actively engaged in the process of selecting scholarship recipients.
Celebrating the partnership with Your First Year and SpartanConnect, this scholarship recognizes first-year students are working to complete their co-curricular transcript in their first year. Need to check your progress with the CCT? Visit this link! Amount of Scholarship: $500 is available for this funding opportunity. Eligibility Guidelines: Awarded to a first-year student, this scholarship recognizes students who have completed a minimum of 50% of the co-curricular transcript. Application Materials: Completed application through the Student Affairs system
Established by the alumni of the Nu Rho Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the Pearls of Promise scholarship recognizes the gratitude for what the Sisterhood has meant in their lives at UNCG and beyond. Awarded to a current member of the Nu Rho Chapter, this scholarship is awarded based upon the members’ leadership and exemplification of the core values of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. within the chapter, campus, and community. Eligibility Guidelines: Scholarship is available to current undergraduate students who are members of the Nu Rho Chapter who are in good academic standing with both UNCG and the Nu Rho Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha at UNCG. Recipients are eligible for a renewable award for up to two years. Application Materials: Completed application through the S3 (Office of Financial Aid) system
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of its local founding, the men of the Phi-Theta chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha raised money to endow a scholarship at UNCG. The first of its kind for any UNCG fraternity or sorority, this scholarship is awarded to a member – initiated or associated – of the chapter here at UNCG. Eligibility Guidelines: Be a current member (associate or initiated) of the Phi-Theta Chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha in good academic, financial, and judicial standing with the chapter and university Application Requirements: Complete application and include 1-3 letters of recommendation.
Established in celebration of the chapter’s 30th Anniversary of the chartering at UNCG. Eligibility Guidelines: The university-wide scholarship will be awarded to a student who will be a sophomore, junior, or senior-year student(s), enrolled at UNCG holding a minimum GPA of 3.25 with demonstrated financial need. Applicants must demonstrate leadership skills and community service. Preference for students active in any of the following communities at UNCG: African Students Union, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Black Business Students Association, Kappa Alpha Psi, Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students, National Pan-Hellenic Council, National Society of Minorities in Hospitality, Neo-Black Society, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Beta Sigma, Sigma Gamma Rho, or Zeta Phi Beta. Application Materials: Cover letter outlining leadership and service activities at UNCG or in the broader community, Resume, and Letter from leadership of student group confirming active membership and participation
Eligibility Guidelines: Scholarship is available to current students who are current residents of Guilford County, are enrolled in a degree program at UNCG and have completed at least 60 credit hours, have maintained a GPA of 3.2, and have an internship with a minimum duration of 120 hours. Internship can be for credit or non-credit. Students who are awarded the scholarship are expected to attend a lunch/dinner with donor and CPD representative and write a thank you letter sharing their plans for the internship (letter will be sent to Career & Professional Development) before the funds will be released. The Financial Aid Office will officially distribute the awarded funds to the recipient in one installment at the beginning of the semester in which s/he completes the internship. Application Materials: Approved resume Internship Scholarship Application (all through the Office of Financial Aid system)
Set up to provide assistance to students who demonstrate an interest and passion to working in the nonprofit sector. Eligibility Guidelines: Scholarship is available to current students who are enrolled in a degree program at UNCG and have completed at least 60 credit hours, maintains a GPA of 3.0, and have an internship with a minimum duration of 120 hours. Internship must be for academic credit and in the non-profit sector (public/private schools, universities, and hospitals do not qualify). Students who are awarded the scholarship are expected to attend a lunch/dinner with donor and CPD representative and write a thank you letter sharing their plans for the internship (letter will be sent to UNCG Career & Professional Development) before the funds will be released. The Financial Aid Office will officially distribute the awarded funds to the recipient in one installment at the beginning of the semester in which s/he completes the internship. Application Materials: Statement of proposed learning objectives approved by a faculty representative Approved resume Internship Scholarship Application
Tom and Susan Ross, both Greensboro NC natives, are deeply committed to public service and exhibited this commitment beginning early in their lives and careers. Each strongly believes that active participation in community affairs and service to others are vital to the well-being of the community. Scholarships are geared towards those who otherwise would be financially unable to participate in civic engagement activities, and demonstrate a passion and commitment to civic engagement. Eligibility Guidelines: Scholarship is available to current undergraduate students who are enrolled in a degree program such as political science, sociology, social work, communication studies, public health education, or human development & family studies at UNCG and have completed at least 60 credit hours, maintains a GPA of 3.0, and have an internship with a minimum duration of 120 hours. Internship can be for credit or non-credit. Students who are awarded the scholarship are expected to attend a lunch/dinner with donor and CSC representative and write a thank you letter sharing their plans for the internship (letter will be sent to UNCG Career Services Center) before the funds will be released. The Financial Aid Office will officially distribute the awarded funds to the recipient in one installment at the beginning of the semester in which s/he completes the internship. At the conclusion of the internship, recipient will submit a summary of the experience to the Director of the Career Services Center. Application Materials: Statement of proposed learning objectives approved by a faculty representative Letter of application describing career interest and previous community service activities Approved resume
LEADERSHIP & CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
Created from gifts from the late Jim Allen’s family, colleagues, students and friends. Mr. Allen arrived at UNCG in 1967 as the Presbyterian Campus Minister, and was named Dean of Students in 1971. Two years later he was appointed Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, a position he held for 23 years until his retirement in 1996. Eligibility Guidelines: The Allen Scholarship is awarded to a rising Senior who has distinguished him/herself as a student leader during his/her first three years at UNCG; Must be a full time student at time of award and in good academic standing; Must have no conduct violations within the past twelve months and no problems resulting in probation or separation from the university. Application Requirements: Complete application questions as listed: Upload your cover letter and resume outlining leadership activities at UNCG One reference letter (consider one from a peer in a group you lead on campus)n Sample Description
Created from gifts from her son, in honor of his mother. Georgia Cooper Moore was a native of Sampson County and lived in Greensboro for more than eighty years. She attended the State Normal and Industrial College (now UNCG). Her class would have been 1898. Eligibility Guidelines: Rising Senior; Solid Academic Performance; Demonstrated commitment to service to the University and/or with the community at-large; Accomplished leadership in service to others. Application Requirements: Cover letter and resume outlining service activities at UNCG or the broader community; Two letters of reference with at least one from a staff /faculty member of UNCG or professional staff member from the community.Accordion Sample Description
Funded in Pam’s memory by many of her colleagues and friends both here at UNCG and beyond. Pam Wilson was Director of Multicultural Affairs at UNCG until her untimely death in March 2002. She was a beloved member of the UNCG community for twelve years and a friend, mentor and role model for countless students. She had a special commitment to mentoring as a method to help people adjust, thrive and succeed. It is mentoring that serves as a primary criterion for the awarding of this scholarship. Eligibility Guidelines: A rising sophomore, junior, or senior; A student who has distinguished their self as a mentor to fellow students and/or members of the greater community; A student who has demonstrated consistent interest and involvement in community based service and leadership, with particular focus on advocacy for social justice; A student who has distinguished their self by addressing multicultural issues and the advancement of cultural understanding among peers and others; Must be a full time student of UNCG at the time of the award and in good academic and social standing. Application Requirements: Cover letter including a personal philosophy statement on mentoring; A resume with UNCG Student ID number; One letter of recommendation.
OFFICE OF ACCESSIBILITY RESOURCES & SERVICES
Eligibility Guidelines: Available to UNCG undergraduate students in good academic standing and who are registered with the Office of Accessibility Resources and Services. Preference will be given to students with physical impairments such as medical, mobility, visual, hard of hearing or deaf students.
Eligibility Guidelines: Available to students registered with the Office of Accessibility Resources and Services at UNCG who demonstrate motivation, determination, persistence, scholarship and ingenious alternative means for problem solving. Financial need must be demonstrated. Application Materials: Complete application questions as listed.
Eligibility Guidelines: Available to UNCG students who are deaf or currently in the field of deaf education. Financial need must be demonstrated. Application Materials: Complete application questions as listed.
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