Scholarships

Nettie Beverly Belvin (Class of ’05) Endowed Scholarship

Recipients must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in School of Education programs. Awards are also based on academic merit and financial need.

Barbara Davis Berryhill and Leigh Berryhill Scholarship

Recipient must be a student who demonstrates a commitment to teach, excellence in the classroom, leadership skills, and must be active in extracurricular activities.

JoAnn F. and William F. Black Adult Student Scholarship in Education

Recipient(s) of the award(s) made annually by this endowed scholarship fund shall be a deserving full-time undergraduate student(s) enrolled in one of the degree programs offered by the UNCG School of Education , with the specified requirement (not preference) that such student(s) be a non-traditional student over the age of thirty (30) years at the time of such award.

Patsy Brinson and John W. Burwell Adult Student Scholarship

Recipients will be worthy and deserving non-traditional, adult students enrolled in undergraduate programs of the UNCG School of Education.

Mary Council Carroll Scholarship in Science Education

Recipients will be students who have demonstrated an interest in teaching the sciences, and who have met the University’s requirements for students seeking degrees and/or certification to teach science. Academic achievement will be the first consideration in the selection of scholarship awards. Financial need is a secondary consideration.

Eloise Woosly Cates Scholarship

Recipient must be a top student who demonstrates a commitment to teach, excellence in the classroom, and leadership skills or potential.

RPH Class of 1947 Scholarship

Preference will be given to education majors from Hendersonville or Polk Counties (North Carolina).

Oliver Perry and Betty Carol Clutts Scholarship

Recipients will be students majoring in education. Recipients will be selected primarily on the basis of academic talent. Need will be a secondary consideration

Elizabeth Davis Hall Crumpler ’38 Teaching Scholarship

Recipient must be a student who is enrolled full-time in a School of Education major.

Gail Broadway Curry Scholarship

Recipients must be juniors or seniors who plan to teach science with a preference for female students who were born in and are residents of North Carolina. There is a further preference for students who plan to teach biology. Student must have an overall GPA of 3.2 or higher. Recipients must be juniors or seniors who plan to teach science with a preference for female students who were born in and are residents of North Carolina. There is a further preference for students who plan to teach biology. Student must have an overall GPA of 3.2 or higher.

Elizabeth Langford Davenport Scholarship

Recipient must be a North Carolina resident who is pursuing a career in the field of education. The recipient will be selected based on academic merit (3.0 or higher) and financial need.

Carrie Perkins Davis and Katherine Davis Smith Scholarship in Education

Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement (3.0 GPA or higher) to students majoring in any field of study in the School of Education. Preference will be given to students from rural communities in eastern North Carolina.

Carrie Ponder Davis ’58 Scholarship in Education

Recipient must be a student (or students) in any field of study within the School of Education. The student(s) must also meet the following academic criteria: Incoming first-year students must have a 1200 or higher on the SAT (combined reading and math) and a 3.5 or higher high school grade point average. Upperclassmen must have a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average. Scholarship preference will be given to first-year students.

Katherine Smith deBerry and Cornelia Marshall deBerry Scholarship

Recipients must be deserving students who intend to pursue careers in Elementary Education.

Eberhart Family Scholarship

Recipients will have declared a field of study within the School of Education. Recipients must be deserving students able to demonstrate financial need.

Jerome and Harriett Evenson Scholarship

First preference will be given to an entering freshmen (public school student) from New Hanover County (NC). Should a student from New Hanover not qualify, the award may be made to any student from the Eastern part of North Carolina meeting the recipient criteria. Recipients must be education majors who can demonstrate financial need.

Patricia Fesperman (Class of ’58) and Thomas Eugene Fesperman Scholarship in Education

Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to students majoring in any School of Education field of study. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher to be considered for this award.

Julius I. Foust Scholarship

Recipient must be senior School of Education major who is committed to a career in teaching and can demonstrate financial need.

Margaret and James Freeze Scholarship

Recipient must be a junior education major. The student must also have North Carolina residency.

Stavroula Kostaki Gailey and Platon George Gailey Scholarship in Education

Recipients must be education majors who can demonstrate financial need.

Naomi Lee, Mary Joanna, and Mary Hester Livingston Gibson Scholarship

Recipients must be junior and senior education majors with demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

Virginia Donaldson Harmon Scholarship in Education

Recipients will have a declared field of study within the School of Education, be academically motivated with a GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale, be deserving students, and be able to demonstrate financial need. Both undergraduate and graduate students can be considered for this award.

Elizabeth Fluck Holt Scholarship in the School of Education

Recipient must be an undergraduate or graduate student major in the School of Education. Financial need will be the primary consideration. Preference given to students from Alamance and Edgecombe counties.

Mary Alford Hunter Scholarship

Recipients must be deserving students in the School of Education.

Eugenia Hunter / Curry School Scholarship

Recipient must be a deserving student majoring in education.

Adelaide Love Israel Scholarship

Recipient must be an undergraduate student pursing a career in education. Recipient must demonstrate financial need.

Celia Gomedela Jolley Scholarship

Recipients will have declared a field of study within the School of Education. Recipients must be deserving students able to demonstrate financial need.

Anna M. Kreimeier Scholarship

Recipients must be juniors or seniors in need of financial assistance who is pursing a career in education.

Mason Family Scholarship in Education

This scholarship provides support for an undergraduate or graduate students who is preparing for a career in education.

Jo Ann and Mollie McAllister Scholarship

Recipients must be degree seeking adult students who are majoring in education and who have good academic standing.

Margaret McKenzie Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Recipients must be deserving students who intend to pursue careers in education.

Sue Sweeney McMillan (Class of ’40) Scholarship

Recipients must be deserving students who are planning on entering the teaching profession.

Mary Elizabeth, Carolyn Jean, and Dorothy McNairy Scholarship

Recipients will be junior and senior students who have demonstrated a commitment to teaching in North Carolina public schools. Recipients must also be residents of North Carolina.

Middle School Leadership Scholarship

First preference will be given to a student from Mecklenburg County (NC). Should no student from Mecklenburg County qualify, the award may be made to any student meeting the remaining recipient criteria. Preference will be given to School of Education majors who have a broad background based in the humanities and hold strong leadership skills with progressive education ideas.

Monroe/Cox Scholarship

Recipients should be students from North Carolina majoring in education. 

Pauline Fields Myrick Scholarship

Eligible students will be rising juniors or seniors from North Carolina with preference to students from Moore County who are enrolled full-time in a degree program leading to certification in teaching. Eligible students will have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be in good standing with both the School of Education and the University . Eligible students should be committed to teach in North Carolina for a minimum of 5 years following graduation. Financial Need will also be used to select the scholarship recipient.

Barbara Mitchell Parramore (Class of ’54) Scholarship

Recipient must be an undergraduate School of Education major from a rural background.

Mollie Anne Peterson Scholarship

Recipients will be chosen based on need and merit. Preference will be given to African American female students who are preparing to teach.

Imogene and William Purkey Educational Development Scholarship

Recipients will have declared a field of study within the School of Education. Recipients must be deserving students able to demonstrate financial need. The scholarship is awarded for one year. However, in special circumstances it can be awarded for a second year.

Ethel and David Reilly Scholarship in Special Education

Recipient must be a student majoring in Special Education.

Mary Francis Sayre (Class of ’68) Scholarship

Recipient must have a major within the School of Education. Preference for students able to demonstrate financial need.

Mary Ellen Lay “Mel” Schumaker Memorial Scholarship

Recipients will be undergraduate students who have declared a field of study within the School of Education. Recipients must be deserving students.

Robert and Lois Shiffler Scholarship

Recipients must be full-time students who combine high achievement with extracurricular activities. For entering first-year students, selection criteria is to include a minimum score of 1100 on the SAT or equivalent test and evidence of extracurricular activities to include community service. 

Patrica Sickles and Barry Sickles Education Scholarship

Recipients will have a declared field of study within the School of Education in the areas of math and/or science. First preference will be given to students preparing first to teach middle grades. If no middle grade major is available, a student preparing to teach high school can be given the award. Preference will also be given to students who are residents of North Carolina.

Ann Tillotson Street Scholarship in Education

Recipients must be a junior or senior education major who can demonstrate financial need.

Judy B. Talbert and Daniel S. Talbert Teacher Education Scholarship

For high school students. The recipients must demonstrate a commitment to teach, excellence in the classroom, leadership skills or potential, and/or have a record of active participation in extracurricular activities. Preference shall be given to high school students from Cherryville, North Carolina. If no students from Cherryville, North Carolina who demonstrates financial need qualifies for the scholarship, selection shall be open first to students from Gaston County and then to any student in North Carolina.

Willie Ellen Trexler (Class of ’40) Education Scholarship

Recipients will be students who have demonstrated a commitment to teach. Preference shall be given to students who plan to teach in North Carolina.

Mary June Darden Ward Endowed Scholarship in Education

Recipients must be students majoring in education. In making scholarship awards academic merit will receive first consideration, and financial need will receive strong secondary consideration.

Annie McIver Young Scholarship

Recipient must be a senior who shows academic merit and financial need.