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Henry Willis

June 27, 2019

“This private funding has helped me to focus more completely on my doctoral dissertation research. Specifically, I will spend the summer developing content and software for a mobile health application aimed at increasing access to effective mental health treatments for … Read more

Katelin McCullough

June 25, 2019

“The Fund for Excellence in Classics helped me to focus on my prospectus research and, therefore, to complete my doctoral candidacy requirements in the fall of 2017. This allowed me to be ready and eligible for all of the grant … Read more

James Wellons ’86

August 14, 2015

“It’s important that all students have an opportunity to succeed at Carolina and, for some, Summer Bridge is the best way to achieve that goal.”   –James Wellons ’86, who established the James A. Wellons Summer Bridge Scholars Fund to … Read more

Victoria McAlister ’21

December 21, 2011

“This funding helped me out greatly, and I could not be more appreciative. Carolina is hard, and I found that out very quickly after arriving here. Through this scholarship, I was able to pay for textbooks for my calculus classes … Read more

Laurie McNeil

December 21, 2011

“The flexibility of this funding is absolutely key to my ability to move research projects forward in today’s federal funding climate. Even the best grant proposals can take many years to get funded, and this funding allows me to advance … Read more

John McGowan

December 21, 2011

“Holding the Hanes Professorship continues to give me the opportunity to explore new areas of scholarship, to serve as a mentor for my graduate and undergraduate students, and to meet with my colleagues across the country. My work as a … Read more

Marian Knotts ’19

December 15, 2011

“This scholarship essentially provided me with the opportunity to pursue my study abroad experience. The experiences I was able to partake in—from traveling to the Arctic Circle to seeing the Northern Lights to meeting some other UNC students also studying … Read more