Golden Door Scholarship

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  • 9 January 2024

This scholarship provides support for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and undocumented students.

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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  • Applicants may be high-school seniors or recent high-school graduates.
  • Preference is given to high-school graduates from states that require undocumented students to pay out-of-state tuition.

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The scholarship program offers not only financial aid but also career readiness support, mentorship, and a vibrant, diverse community.


Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, so applying early is helpful.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Applicants should have strong academic records.

Applicants can be high school seniors, recent high school graduates, current college/community college students, or have obtained a GED (General Education Development) certificate from a United States Program.

High school and college transcripts DO NOT need to be official versions; you may scan and upload the transcript.

SAT and ACT scores are not required. However, if you do have standardized test scores, you can include them in your application.

Golden Door Scholars will also have access to mentors, fellowship and career support, along with other professional growth opportunities.