Alumni Association Scholarships

The UNCW 2018-2019 Scholarship Application is open from December 1, 2017 until March 1, 2018.

You must be an admitted or current student to access the scholarship application. In order to qualify for consideration of Alumni Association Scholarships, you must answer the Alumni Association essay questions on the application. 

The UNCW Alumni Association annually awards scholarships funded by alumni contributions. These scholarships are awarded to deserving UNCW current undergraduate and graduate students as well as incoming freshmen, incoming graduate and transfer students. All of the alumni scholarships are awarded based on academic merit.

All Alumni Scholarship awardees will be notified by June 1, 2018 with their award details. Once awardees are contacted, there will be a notice on this webpage communicating that a decision has been made. Applicants who were not chosen will not be contacted.

Scholarships awarded by the Alumni Association

Additional scholarships established in part by the Alumni Association

  • The Betty Jo Welch Communication Studies Alumni Scholarship

    Description The Betty Jo Welch Communication Studies Alumni Scholarship was created by the UNCW Communication Studies Alumni Chapter to honor Dr. Welch, a beloved member of the department. It is intended to provide an annual scholarship for a junior or senior majoring in communication studies to assist with tuition and fees..

  • The Denis G. Carter Scholarship

    The Denis G. Carter Scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Carter and was initiated by the African American Graduate Association. It is available to an incoming freshman who has expressed an interest in pursuing a major with the Cameron School of Business.

  • The Triad Alumni Chapter Scholarship

    Description The Triad Alumni Chapter Scholarship was created by the UNCW Triad Area Alumni Chapter to support an incoming student from the Triad area. Fundraising efforts are underway to endow the scholarship. Give today to support this scholarship.

How You Can Help

Our association strives to increase the value of our scholarship awards. Give today to support alumni scholarships. The UNCW Seahawk License Plate Program also assists in this effort.