UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Financial Aid

The UNC Office of Scholarships and Student Aid assists students who currently receive financial aid and those who may be interested in applying to plan for study abroad expenses and if necessary adjust their financial aid package. For any study abroad-related questions pertaining to financial aid please email FA_StudyAbroad@unc.edu.

Grants and Scholarships

Undergraduate Business Merit Scholarships

The Undergraduate Business Program offers competitive merit scholarships for students applying to all study abroad programs except for international internships. Awards typically range from $1,000-$3,000. To apply, students need to submit a completed scholarship application form, resume, and personal statement detailing why you wish to be considered for a merit scholarship. Students should apply for merit-based scholarships at the time that their program application is submitted.  The deadline is the same as the study abroad application deadline, and incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Phillips Ambassador Scholarship

Undergraduate Business programs in Asia are eligible for the prestigious Phillips Ambassador Scholarship award at UNC. Recipients receive $5000 for a semester or summer study abroad program, and 25% of all award winners must be Undergraduate Business students. This innovative program encourages top students to study in Asia, with its particular significance to the global economy, and share their experience while they're abroad and on their return. For more details, including selection criteria and requirements, please visit Phillips Ambassadors Program. When you are ready to apply click here.

Additional UNC and Outside Scholarship Opportunities

Excel@Carolina: Recipients of the Excel@Carolina award are eligible to apply the $5000 award to the following Undergraduate Business Global Programs:

You must use this $5,000 Excel@Carolina award before you are eligible to apply for a Kenan-Flagler merit-based scholarship for study abroad, and you may not combine the Excel@Carolina award with a Kenan-Flagler merit-based scholarship to support your enrollment on a summer Undergraduate Business Global Program.

The UNC Center for Global Initiatives manages a resource called EMBARK Carolina, which lists a variety of different funding opportunities. The UNC Office of Distinguished Scholarships also keeps a database of study abroad related awards that are offered to UNC students or that UNC students have won in the past. Please link to the respective websites to learn more.

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