Blue Sky Scholars

  • Bachelor
  • $5,000
  • 9 January 2024

The Blue Sky Scholarship is awarded to students from middle-income North Carolina families and is based on outstanding academic achievement and a demonstrated, strong sense of responsibility.

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
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University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, serves North Carolina, the United States, and the world through teaching, research, and public service. We embrace an unwavering commitment to excellence as one of the world’s great research universities. 

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  • Students who apply and submit a FAFSA along with their application to UNC (by the Early Action or Regular Decision deadline) will be considered for this renewable award.

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In addition to their scholarship, recipients also receive a $2,500 Carolina Works work-study offer and a one-time $2,500 enrichment opportunity grant to use for study abroad, internships or research.


All students who are admitted to UNC are automatically considered for these scholarships; no additional application materials are necessary.

Blue Sky Scholars are automatically invited to join the UNC Scholars Program. Blue Sky Scholarships are renewable for up to four years (eight semesters) of undergraduate study at Carolina.