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Donor-Funded Scholarships

A UNCW education should be an option for any qualified student, and donor-funded scholarships allow many to have a complete experience while being rewarded for their hard work.

Thanks to our donors who support scholarships, over 600 awards are made each academic year. We are proud of the difference these awards make for our students.

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Alumni Association Scholarships

The Cape Fear Bank/John Cameron Coburn Scholarship was created by Cape Fear Bank and John Cameron Coburn and will be used to recruit and retain students.

The Hugh Henry Fox UNCW Alumni Association Scholarship is in memory of Wilmington College’s frist graduate, Hugh Henry Fox ’49.  The scholarship endowment is being created by the UNCW Alumni Association to provide support for students who have been selected as scholarship recipients by the UNCWAA.

The Jim A. Humphries Memorial Scholarship was created by family members, classmates, and friends of Mr. Humphries to honor his memory and to recognize the leadership he demonstrated while a student at UNCW.

The Mary Catherine, Susan, and Elizabeth James Alumni Scholarship was created by their father, Thorne James, to honor his daughter’s academic achievements at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and their love for their alma mater, to recognize the value of an education and to financially assist and enable other young people to reach similar academic goals at UNCW.

The Alumni Association Bob King Scholarship was created and funded by the Alumni Association to honor Bob King for his long-term and significant support of the association and the university.

The Lewis/ Wiley Alumni Fellowship was created by the Alumni Association in order to further strengthen the Graduate School.

The Perry Daniel Lockamy, Jr. Memorial Scholarship was created by the UNCW Alumni Association (“UNCWAA”) in memory of Perry Daniel Lockamy, Jr. in recognition of Mr. Lockamy’s love and commitment to the UNCWAA.  The scholarship will be used to provide support for students who have been selected as scholarship recipients by the UNCWAA.

The Sara Fussell Messer ‘66 Alumni Scholarship was created by Sara Messer, and family members, to recognize the value of an education and her love of it and her alma mater, as well as providing support for the needs of current and future UNCW students.

The Geraldine King Morris Nursing Scholarship was established by Lieutenant General (Retired) John W. (Jack) Morris and his children in memory of his wife and their mother, Geraldine King Morris, and to honor her lifelong devotion to the nursing profession. Mrs. Morris was a native of Wilmington and attended James Walker Nurses Training, where she received her accreditation as a registered nurse, and in 1944 joined the Army Nurse Corps.  Nursing was a profession of which she was proud and remained proficient throughout her lifetime.  It is for this reason that the family has chosen to memorialize Mrs. Morris by providing a scholarship that will assist others who wish to pursue a profession in nursing.

The Gerald Shinn UNCW Alumni Association Merit Scholarship is in honor of Dr. Gerald H. Shinn, professor of philosophy and religion at UNCW from 1967 to 1995. The scholarship endowment was created by the UNCW Alumni Association to provide support for students who have been selected as scholarship recipients by the UNCWAA.

The Alumni Association Pat Corcoran Smith Scholarship was created by the Alumni Association to honor Pat Corcoran Smith for her outstanding service as executive director of the association and the university's Alumni Relations Program.

The Claire Stanley Student Ambassador Scholarship was established by Claire Stanley to assist students in the Student Ambassadors program at UNCW. The Student Ambassadors are an enthusiastic group of students who volunteer their time to promote and serve the university.

The Wilmington College Alumni Merit Scholarship provides a scholarship to an incoming or currently enrolled undergraduate student. The scholarship is in honor of Wilmington College alumni and faculty who attended or taught at this institution before it was accepted into the University of North Carolina System in 1969. Wilmington College was established in 1947.

The Watson College of Education Alumni Chapter Scholarship was created by the Watson School of Education Alumni Chapter and will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the school.

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Athletic Scholarships

The Allen Family SAA Endowed Scholarship was created by Pete Gratale for Dave Allen and his family for the purpose of assisting the UNCW Men's & Women's Swimming programs.

Dr. William D. Atwill Honors Scholarship in Athletics was created by the friends of Dr. Atwill to honor his tireless, joyful, and inspiring commitment to enhancing the lives of scholar athletes and to express our profound gratitude for the roles he has played in the intellectual and athletic development of countless UNCW students. The scholarship will be used to assist student athletes enrolled in the Honors College at UNCW.

The Aqua Hawks Swimming & Diving Scholarship was created by the generous gifts of past athletes, parents of athletes and supporters of the Aqua Hawks a fundraising club for the UNCW Swimming and Diving teams.

The BB&T SAA Endowed Scholarship was established by BB&T for student-athletes at UNCW.

The Boseman-Jarrell Softball Scholarship was created by Mark Griffis and Dave Robertson in honor of Melissa Jarrell, former coach of the UNCW women’s softball team, and former NC State Senator Julia Boseman.

The Bradley-Doppes SAA Scholarship was established by family members and friends to honor Peg Bradley-Doppes and Gary Doppes to provide scholarship support to student athletes.

The Brewer Family Scholarship was created by gifts from the Brewer Family Foundation and provides scholarship assistance to student athletes as UNCW. 

The William J. Baseball Support Fund was established in 1997 by former players and colleagues in appreciation of Coach Brooks’ forty-year tenure at Wilmington College and UNCW.  Under his leadership, the university developed from a two-sport junior college to a sixteen-sport NCAA Division I program.

The Ann McDonald Brown & Catherine Brown Floyd SAA Scholarship was created by Willis D. Brown and David Floyd for Student/Athletes at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

The Jean Hopkins Bullock SAA Endowed Scholarship was established by Mrs. Bullock, a 1968 graduate of Wilmington College and former instructor in the Watson College of Education, to financially assist student-athletes majoring in education within the Watson College of Education.

The Cape Fear Sports Medicine SAA Scholarship was created by Dr. Dale c for a student-athlete on the men’s soccer team.

The Jon Cooke Scholarship was created by Jason Brett ‘01 and Seth Holloman ‘02 in memory of their late friend, Jon Cooke ‘02. The scholarship will be used to assist student-athletes at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

The Janet and Mickey Corcoran SAA Scholarship was created by Janet and Mickey Corcoran for student-athletes and the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

The Stirling Coward SAA Endowed Scholarship was created Douglas Fox and supporters of the UNCW men’s baseball program for a student-athlete on the men’s baseball team.

The Crocker Family SAA Endowed Scholarship was created by the Kay Crocker family for the purpose of assisting the UNCW athletic program.

The Crocker Marine SAA Endowed Scholarship was created by Eddie Smith, Chairman and CEO of Grady White Boats, Inc., to honor Kay Crocker for his dealership success and in recognition of his long-time support to the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

The George & Catherine Diab Scholarship created by Steve, Robert and Barbara in honor of their parents are creating the scholarship to support the athletic program at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

The Erdem Scholarship in Swimming and Diving was created by Erdem International, LLC.  The scholarship will be used to assist student athletes in the swimming program at UNCW with the donors’ preference being to support international student-athletes where possible.

The Eshelman SAA Scholarship created by Dr. Eshelman to support the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with six full in-state scholarships.

The Exum Outreach Award Endowed Scholarship was created by Bert & Kimberly Exum to assist student-athletes at UNCW.  Although not a specific criteria of the award, it is intended to recognize and support students who have shown an interest or have participated in outreach or service learning work with a faith-based organization.

The Michael Paul Foucht Memorial Scholarship was created by Cara Beth Foucht in memory of late husband, Mike, an alumnus of UNCW.  In 204 starts as an outfielder for the Seahawks between 1997 and 2000, he hit 28 home runs and compiled 115 RBI.  The scholarship will be used to assist student-athletes at UNCW.

The William “Bill” Harris SAA Scholarship was established by an anonymous donor in honor of Mr. Harris, a long-time supporter of UNCW Baseball, to provide scholarship support for student-athletes at UNCW.

The Richard Harrison Memorial Scholarship was created by Bettie Harrison in memory of her husband, Richard, an avid and loyal supporter of Seahawk athletics.

Harry and Jake UNCW Men’s Soccer Scholarship in Athletics was created by Paul VanCompernolle to recognize Head Men's Soccer Coach Aidan Heaney's son, Harry, along with his son, Jacob VanCompernolle. The scholarship will be used to assist a student athlete in the men's soccer program.

The Chuck Hobgood Scholarship in Athletics was created by the Board of Directors of North Carolina Amateur Sports to recognize the tireless efforts of the organization's president, Chuck Hobgood. The scholarship will be used to assist a student-athlete.

The David Jones SAA Scholarship was created by the Jones Family and provides assistance to student athletes.

The Ransford S. Jones Scholarship in Athletics was created by Mr. Patrick Farfour '00 in memory of his departed friend, Ransford S. Jones '98. The scholarship will be used to assist UNCW student athletes.

The James T. and Beverlyn B. Jones SAA Endowed Scholarship was created by James T. and Beverlyn B. Jones to financially assist student/athletes who might otherwise not have an opportunity to attend the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

The Lee and Doris King Baseball Scholarship was created by Donald Lee King a 1989 UNCW alumnus and longtime supporter of UNCW Athletics in order to support an athlete within the baseball program.

The Calvin Lane Soccer Alumni SAA Scholarship was created by Ashley Dixon and supporters of the UNCW men’s soccer program for a Student-Athlete on the Men's Soccer Team at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

The Estell Lee SAA Scholarship was created by Estell Lee and will support student athletes.

The Lentz Family Memorial Scholarship in Athletics was created by the family and friends of Kenneth A. Lentz and Larry W. Lentz.  The scholarship will be used to assist student-athletes at UNCW.

The Richard “Grey” Liston Scholarship in Athletics was created by Gail and Richard Liston, proud parents of Grey Liston, a four- year member of the UNCW Seahawk Swimming and Diving team from 2003-2007.  Grey died in July, 2013, in the Mount Olympus National Park as the result of a mountaineering accident.  The scholarship will be used to assist student athletes in the Swimming and Diving program at UNCW.

The Catherine S. Mayo Family SAA Endowed Scholarship was created by Mr. William F. Mayo in memory of his late wife, Catherine, for the purpose of assisting the UNCW Athletics Programs.

The Paul Miller SAA Scholarship was created to honor former UNCW Athletic Director Paul Miller, and provides scholarship funds for a student-athlete at UNCW.

The Timothy Neil Wright Scholarship in Athletics was created by Russell H. Sneeden III in memory of Mr. Wright, a man who loved his family, a proud father and dear friend to many people. As an active member of the Wilmington-area golfing community, he actively participated in local charity events and corporate outings. Timmy had a great competitive spirit and always came through in the clutch with a shot or a putt that needed to be made. This scholarship is being created to honor his skill and to allow a student athlete the opportunity to play golf competitively at UNCW. The scholarship will be used to assist student athletes in the Men's Golf program at UNCW.

The Pauline and Edward Nesselroade SAA Endowed Scholarship was established by Pauline and Edward Nesselroade to support the athletic program at UNCW.

The Nixon SAA Scholarship was established by Dr. W. P. Nixon, Jr., to provide scholarships for student-athletes at UNCW.

The Porter SAA Endowed Scholarship was created by UNCW faculty member Dr. Thomas Porter to support student-athletes at UNCW.

The George W. & David A. Potter Memorial Endowed Scholarship was created by Ace Potter in memory of his George and David Potter and provides assistance to student athletes.

The Rebounders Club SAA Scholarship was created by the rebounders club to provide scholarship support to student athletes at UNCW.

The George Rountree, III & Sylvia Rountree SAA Endowed Scholarship was established by the Mr. and Mrs. Rountree to demonstrate their continued support to the basketball program at UNCW.

The William & Deborah Rudisill Scholarship in Athletics was created by Mr. and Mrs. Rudisill to assist student-athletes at UNCW.

The Mark Scalf SAA Scholarship was established by Bryan Smith to honor Coach Scalf and to demonstrate his continued support of the baseball program at UNCW.

The Stan Seroka Scholarship in Athletics was created by Ken Seroka in memory of his father, Stan, who was an avid and loyal supporter of Seahawk Baseball.  The scholarship will be used to assist baseball student-athletes at UNCW.

The Gary and Mary Jo Shipman SAA Endowed Scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Shipman to continue their long-time support of the basketball program at UNCW.

The Catherine S. Warner SAA Scholarship was created by Mrs. Warner’s daughter, Deborah, to support student-athletes in the women’s golf program.

The David E. “Pop” Warner, Jr. Scholarship was established in 2001 by his daughter, Deborah.  Mr. Warner was a long-time employee of UNCW and friend of the athletic department; he passed away in 2007.  The scholarship will be awarded annually to a swimming or diving athlete.

The Bill and Jackie Warwick SAA Endowed Scholarship was established by the Warwick family for the purpose of assisting the UNCW athletic program.

The Waves of Wilmington Swim Team Endowed Scholarship was established with the generous gifts of past athletes, parents of athletes and supporters of the Waves of Wilmington Swim Team, a non-profit organization and member of USA Swimming and North Carolina Swimming.

The Alexander Weide Soccer Scholarship was created by Christl Weide in memory of her husband, Alexander Weide, whose passion for soccer led him to become a coach and an author, and who played an integral part in bringing organized soccer to New Hanover County.  The scholarship will support student- athletes in soccer.

The E.L. White SAA Endowed Scholarship was established in 1979 with a gift originally made in 1967 to Wilmington College from the estate of Mr. E. L. White, a community leader and former mayor of the city of Wilmington. 

The Timothy Neil Wright Scholarship in Athleticswas created by Russell H. Sneeden III in memory of Mr. Wright, a man who loved his family, a proud father and dear friend to many people. As an active member of the Wilmington-area golfing community, he actively participated in local charity events and corporate outings. Timmy had a great competitive spirit and always came through in the clutch with a shot or a putt that needed to be made. This scholarship is being created to honor his skill and to allow a student athlete the opportunity to play golf competitively at UNCW. The scholarship will be used to assist student athletes in the Men's Golf program at UNCW.

Diversity Scholarships

The Landry Family Diversity Scholarship in Business was created by Jo and Rick Landry to assist the university in meetings its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values rich diversity in its student body and specifically the Cameron School of Business.

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 Douglas L. Johnson Memorial Scholarship was created by friends and family of Douglas L. Johnson to honor his memory and his service to his community and to the university

The Dr. L. W. Upperman Scholarship was created by Dr. Upperman in acknowledgement of his deep concern and desire to give something of substance and meaning to the African-American community. It is awarded annually to an incoming freshman resident of North Carolina with demonstrated interest in African-American heritage.

The Ernest A. Swain Scholarship was created by the Omicron Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity to honor Ernest A. Swain, the man, his profession, and his service to the New Hanover County community. This scholarship will be used to assist in attracting freshmen students who are interested in studying any field, who are from diverse populations who have graduated from the New Hanover, Brunswick or Pe!lder County School System.

The Euran S. Daniels Scholarship was created by Mr. Euran S. Daniels to promote diversity and award academic merit. These principles have been significant in the life experience of the donor, and he wishes to further them through the recipients of this scholarship.

The James C. Braye Scholarship was created by Malcomb Coley to honor James C. Braye, a triple retiree, husband, father of five, grandfather of four, and fifty-five year member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity. Mr. Braye has been a soldier, businessman, counselor, singer, cantor, and politician. Born in the Great Depression, no one told him about his limited prospects for success in life. This scholarship is intended to support the University’s commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity of human beings among its faculty, staff, and students.

The Ralph H. Parker Scholarship was created and funded by alumni and friends of Ralph H. Parker, former director of the UNCW Office of Minority Affairs; to recognize his long-time service to UNCW. The scholarship is intended for any currently enrolled full-time UNCW student.

The Dr. Howard S. Rasheed Diversity Scholarship in Management was created in memory of Dr. Rasheed, a respected faculty member in the Management Department of the Cameron School of Business.  The scholarship will be used to assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity in its student body.

The Wells Fargo Bank Scholarship was created by Wells Fargo Bank to assist UNCW in fulfilling its diversity goals as defined by its mission.  The scholarship is intended to assist students enrolled in the Cameron School of Business.

The Williston Alumni Scholarship was created by alumni of Williston Industrial and Williston Senior High Schools. It is awarded to a deserving freshman who has indicated an interest in the field of education. If no such person applies, the recipient can be one pursuing any field of study.

The Isidro Carbajal Diversity Scholarship was created in honor of Mr. Isidro Carbajal, a dedicated teacher who supports the Hispanic/Latino community. It is a merit scholarship and is available to first generation students and North Carolina residents pursuing a degree to teach or help others in the Hispanic and Latino community. The scholarship is awarded annually by Centro Hispano.

The Davis Funeral Home Diversity Scholarship in Business was created by Dr. James and Mrs. Sadie Davis Graham in loving memory of Sadie’s mother, Ms. Bennye Newell Davis. From the local and surrounding school systems, Ms. Davis was known for her soft-spoken nature and positive impact as an educator. This quality carried over into her work with the French I. Davis Funeral Home, the still-thriving company her late husband founded in 1944. The scholarship will be used to assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity in its student body.

The Nikkita Donyal Johnson Diversity Scholarship in Theatre was created by Ms. Johnson to assist students in the Department of Theatre.

The Sarah Faison Jones Diversity Scholarship was created by the family of Sarah Faison Jones.  She was recognized by Chancellor Rosemary DePaolo for being the inspiration behind two generations of Jones students attending and graduating from UNCW.  The scholarship will be used to assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity in its student body.

The Dr. Terry and Liz Coffey Diversity Scholarship was created by Dr. and Mrs. Coffey in honor of their commitment to UNCW and their interest in supporting first-generation college students. This scholarship will assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity in its student body.

The Boseman-Tenhuisen Scholarship was created by L.S. "Bo" Dean and members of outWilmington.com, a local organization supporting UNCW students who are members of the LGBTQIA Student Group and allied student groups. The scholarship is inspired by a student member of LGBTQIA who faced considerable adversity and great hardship. The scholarship will be used to assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity in its student body.

The Robert Beardsworth Diversity Scholarship was created by Randy & Betty Ann Beardsworth, a local couple interested in supporting UNCW students who are members of the LGBTQIA Student Group and allied student groups. The scholarship will be used to assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity in its student body.

The Books+4Us Diversity Scholarship was created by Cindy Linn to assist students in meeting their educational goals on their way to becoming stronger contributing members of our society.  The scholarship will assist the university in meeting its commitment to diversity and inclusion in its student body. 

The Cornelius E. Nixon Jr. Diversity Scholarship was created by Ms. Carrie L. Nixon, in memory of her brother, Cornelius E. Nixon Jr.  The scholarship will be used to assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity in its student body.

The William A. and Joyce Sederburg Diversity Scholarship was created by Chancellor William A. Sederburg and his wife, Joyce, in honor of their service and commitment to UNCW.  The scholarship will be used to assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity in its student body. 

The UNCW Diversity Scholarship Endowment was established to promote the university’s commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity of human beings among its faculty, staff, and students. The university defines diversity as the representation of populations shaped by historical circumstances, cultural identities, and/or varying socioeconomic circumstances.

Graduate Fellowships

The Ahuja Academy of Water Quality Fellowship was created by Dr. Satinder “Sut” Ahuja in recognition of his lifelong career in the pharmaceutical industry and his desire to improve quality of life.  The fellowship will be used to assist graduate students engaged in research related to water quality.

The Boney - Bellamy Mansion Fellowship in History was created by the Bellamy Mansion Museum.  The fellowship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a graduate degree in History with a concentration in Public History.

The Dr. Ralph W. Brauer Fellowship was created through the estate of Dr. Brauer.  It is intended to assist students enrolled in one of the graduate programs of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

The Judith C. Bryan, Holden Beach Turtle Watch Fellowship in Marine Biology was created by the Holden Beach Turtle Watch Program and is intended to assist graduate students in Marine Biology.

The Grace M. Burton Promise of Excellence Fellowship was created by Grace Burton to assist a graduate student.

The Robert H. Byington Leadership Fellowship in Creative Writing was created by Mr. Philip Gerard and Dr. Kathleen A. Johnson to honor Dr. Robert H. Byington because of his efforts in establishing the creative writing program at UNCW.  This fellowship will be used to assist a M.F.A. student of outstanding creative achievement.

The Crider Family Graduate Fellowship in Businesss Administration was created by Clyde M. Crider, Jr., a 2001 graduate of UNCW and the Cameron School of Business.  The fellowship will be used to assist a graduate student interested in pursuing a MBA degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The Deloitte Fellowship was created by employees of Deloitte.  This scholarship is intended to assist students in the Masters of Accountancy Program at UNCW.

The F.P. Fensel Memorial Scholarship Fund was created by F.P. Fensel to give financial assistance to a graduate student in Marine Biology at the University.

The John Fischetti Global Education Award was created by the first cohort of the Watson School of Education’s Doctor of Education program in honor of Dr. John Fischetti, the first coordinator of the program who has provided outstanding guidance and support to the members of the cohort.  The intent of the award is to extend Dr. Fischetti’s passion for global perspectives in education by providing students enrolled in the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Administration program an opportunity to study abroad.

The Philip Gerard Graduate Fellowship was created by Charles F. Green, III, and is intended to be given to a graduate student of English working toward the M.F.A. in Creative Writing.

The Got-Em On Live Bait Club Fellowship was created by Got-Em On Live Bait Club to assist UNCW in attracting and rewarding graduated students whose interest and research focus on the issues affecting the fish population in the waters of Southeastern North Carolina. 

The Christopher Gould Fellowship in English was created by Charles F. Green, III in honor of Dr. Christopher Gould, a distinguished member of the faculty of the UNCW Department of English, whose unpretentious nature and genial personality have endeared him to his colleagues.  The fellowship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a graduate degree offered by the UNCW Department of English.

The Owen Graham Kenan Scholarship was created by Mrs. Owen G. Kenan and her children in memory of her husband and their father, and will be used to assist graduate students in the Marine Biology program.

The Bernice Kert Fellowship in Creative Writing was created by Kathryn Kert Green, Elizabeth Jane Kert, and Charles Job Kert in memory of their mother, Mrs. Bernice Kert.  The fellowship will be awarded to a student in the MFA program in the Department of Creative Writing.

The Charles F. Green Jr. Scholarship was created by Charles F. Green III to honor his father, Charles Frederick Green Jr., who, from among his own numerous interests, taught or otherwise imparted to one or more of his three sons an appreciation of history, military history, historical novels, current political and social news events, classical music, various participatory and spectator sports, chess and other card table games, business investments, photography, the grandeur of mountains, and extensive travels.  This scholarship will support a graduate student of history.

The Ryan Hartranft Fellowship in Psychology was created by the family and friends of Mr. Ryan Hartranft who lost his battle with heroin addiction.  It is the hope of the donor that the recipient will want to make a difference in the lives of those that struggle with substance abuse.  The fellowship is used to assist a student pursuing a degree offered by the Psychology department.

The Historic Wilmington Foundation Scholarship was created by the Historic Wilmington Foundation, which is one of the most influential non-profit preservation organizations in the region.  This scholarship is intended to assist graduate Public History students at UNCW.

The Holt Oil Fellowship in Public Administration was created by Hannah Holt and the Holt Oil Company in loving memory of Charles B. C. Holt.  The Fellowship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree.

The Ivancevich/ Collins Scholarship was created in memory of Victor G. Collins by Drs. Dan and Susan Ivancevich.  This scholarship is intended to assist students in the Master of Accountancy Program.

The Margaret Shannon Morton Fellowship was created by Doug and Susan Morton in memory of his great aunt, Margaret Shannon Morton of the original faculty members at Wilmington College.  This fellowship will be used to assist graduate students in the Creative Writing program.

The MPA Community Advisory Board Scholarship was created by MPA Community Advisory Board and will be used to assist graduate students pursuing a master’s degree in Public Administration.

The Lewis E. Nance Chemistry Fellowship was created by contributions given in memory of Dr. Nance.  The fellowship is intended to assist the department in recruiting and retaining highly motivated students of chemistry.

The Linda and Charles Nance Fellowship in Creative Writing was created by Linda Nance in recognition of the outstanding accomplishments of the UNCW Department of Creative Writing and will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a graduate degree offered by the Department.

The Dr. James F. and Frances B. Parnell Fellowship was created by Dr. and Mrs. James F. Parnell in recognition of his long-time tenure and service to the UNCW Biological Sciences Department.  This fellowship is intended to assist graduate students.

The Joanne Rockness Scholarship was created to recognize the leadership of Dr. Rockness as the previous director of the Master of Science of Accountancy (MSA) program.  It will be used to assist students in the Cameron School of Business who are enrolled in the MSA program.

The M. Tyrone Rowell Endowed Scholarship Fund was created by Charles F. Green, III to honor his friend “Ty” Rowell, who has been employed by the university since 1974.  The scholarship is intended to provide tuition, fees and other support to graduate students of History who are working towards a Master’s degree at UNCW.

The Sylvia and B.D. Schwartz Graduate Fellowship was created by Sylvia and B.D. Schwartz.  This fellowship will be used to assist UNCW students in the graduate program.

The Lacy C. and Doris L. Sidbury Fellowship was created by Gwendolyn S. Solomon as a memorial to her parents Mr. and Mrs. Lacy Sidbury.  This fellowship supports graduate students.

The Stamp Defiance Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Fellowship in History was created by the Stamp Defiance Chapter.  The fellowship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the Department of History.

The Susan Goodman Stern Fellowship was created by Ms. Stern in honor of faculty member Dr. Larry Usilton, Dr. Larry Cable and Dr. John Haley and in appreciation of their dedication to teaching students.  This fellowship will be used to support UNCW’s graduate program in history.

The Wentworth Berg Scholarship In Graduate Liberal Studies was created by Barbie Cowan in honor of Dr. Mike Wentworth and Dr. Herb Berg.  It is intended to assist Graduate Liberal Studies students at UNCW who are enrolled in the Graduate Liberal Studies program.

 

Honors Scholarships

The Ahuja Academy of Water Quality Undergraduate Research Award was created by Dr. Satinder “Sut” Ahuja in recognition of his lifelong career in the pharmaceutical industry and his desire to improve quality of life.  The award will be used to assist undergraduate students engaged in faculty-mentored research related to water quality at UNCW. 

The Bank of America Merit Scholarship was created to support students within the UNCW Honors Scholars College.

The Battles & Mills Undergraduate Research Support Fund was created by Denise A. Battles, former Provost at UNCW, and her husband, Michael T. Mills. The fund is intended to provide support for undergraduate research at UNCW.

The Carl and Janice Brown Merit Scholarship was created by Mr. and Mrs. Brown in appreciation of the mission and challenges facing those academic departments within the College of Arts and Sciences, and is used by the college to recruit and retain academically strong students within those departments.

The Erleen Burbage Alexander Honors Scholarship Endowment was established by C. Edward Alexander in memory of his mother. The purpose is to assist students in the Honors College at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

The William Joseph Boney Memorial Scholarship was created to support a UNCW student who graduated from a North Carolina high school.

The Cape Fear Marbella Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) of Wilmington Scholarship was created by The Cape Fear Marbella Charter Chapter of American Business Women's Association of Wilmington. The American Business Women's Association (ABWA) has thousands of members in chapters and Express Networks nationwide. The organization provides business training and networking opportunities for women of diverse occupations and backgrounds. ABWA has dedicated more than half a century to women's education and provided workplace skills and career development training for more than 545,000 members. The scholarship will be used to assist the university in retaining academically strong students.

The Chancellor’s Merit Scholarship was created by the Board of Directors of the UNCW Foundation in recognition of the university’s identified priority for additional merit scholarships to recruit and retain high quality students.  The scholarships will be used to assist incoming freshmen.

The Elizabeth “Betsy” Ervin Women’s Resource Center Scholarship was created in honor of Elizabeth "Betsy" Ervin, founder of the Women's Resource Center, and will be used to assist continuing honors students at UNCW.

The Emmett and Gladys Corbett Scholarship was established by Dr. Richard J. Corbett in memory of his father and in honor of his mother. It is intended to recruit and retain academically strong students.

The Lenwood “Bo” Dean, Jr. Honors Scholarship was created by Dave Robertson, Mark Griffis, and friends to honor Bo Dean for his selfless dedication, spirit and relentless giving to the students he nurtures. This scholarship will be used to assist incoming freshmen students enrolled in the Honors Program.

The Friends of UNCW Scholarship was created by the Friends of UNCW, an organization that has promoted educational, scientific, and charitable, projects on behalf of the university since 1963.  The purpose of this scholarship is to assist in-state freshman students enrolled in the Honors Program.

The George Henry Hutaff Honors Scholarship was created by Mrs. Tabitha Hutaff McEachern in memory of her father, a prominent Wilmington businessman who established the Coca-Cola Bottling Works of Wilmington and surrounding counties. It provides scholarships for students enrolled in the Honors Scholars College.

The Intracoastal Realty Corporation Scholarship was established by the Intracoastal Realty Corporation and will be used to support students enrolled in the UNCW Honors Program.

The Kenny Sumner Merit Scholarship was established by the Information Technology Systems division at UNCW.  The scholarship will be used to assist students in the Honors College.

The M.I.K.E. Scholarship was established by Congressman Mike McIntyre to honor graduating high school seniors who have excelled in character, leadership, academic performance, and citizenship. It is awarded annually to incoming freshmen who have excelled in the four distinct areas represented in the award’s title: Moral force of character, Inspired leadership,Knowledge and superior academic performance, and Exemplary citizenship.

The Jefferies and Faris Associates Merit Scholarship was created by Jefferies and Faris Associates and will be used to provides tuition and fees to an undergraduate UNCW student

The Levy/Bruce Honors Scholarship was created by UNCW Alumni, Colleagues, Friends and Family to recognize Dian Levy, the first director of the Honors Scholars Program, and Dr. kate Bruce, the current director, who have shaped and expanded the program to become the excellent program that it is today.  This scholarship will support students in the Honors Program.

The Devereux H. Lippitt Scholarship was created by Margaret Devereux Lippitt Rorison in memory of her father. The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

The Henry Alexander Martindale Honors Scholarship was created by Harriet Hunter Johnson in memory of her grandfather, Henry Alexander Martindale.  This scholarship will be used by the Honors Program in attracting and retaining a high caliber of students at UNCW Wilmington.

The Lucile Murchison Marvin Scholarship was established by the Lucile Murchison Marvin Foundation.  The scholarship will be used to help students at UNCW.

The Georgia and Gary Miller Undergraduate Research Award was created by Chancellor Gary Miller and his wife, Georgia, and will be used to assist students engaged in faculty-mentored undergraduate research at UNCW benefiting the greater Wilmington community.

The Dr. Robert A. Moore, Jr. Merit Scholarship was established as a memorial to Dr. Moore and is to assist the university in attracting academically gifted students.

The Allen Parsons Star-News Newsroom Scholarship was created by Mr. Allen Parsons in recognition of his departure as executive editor of the Wilmington Star-News. This scholarship is designed for a student who has been accepted into the Honors Program and is selected based on academic ability.

The Porta-Nails, Inc. Scholarship was created to support residents of the Wilmington, NC area attending UNCW.

The Porter Honors College Scholarship in Business was created by Drs. Lee and Thomas Porter to assist students enrolled in the UNCW Honors Scholars College with an interest in pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The Ann Sherman-Skiba Fund for Undergraduate Research and Community Engagement was established in honor of Ms. Sherman-Skiba’s commitment to UNCW’s encouragement of experiential learning as a complement to curricular studies. The fund provides support for undergraduate research, particularly research that benefits the greater Wilmington community, and is administered by the UNCW Honors College.

The Aaron and Elizabeth Silverman Scholarship Fund was established by Mrs. Ray Silverman Lytton in honor of her parents. It provides in-state tuition and fees scholarships to academically strong students.

The Sunrise Homes, Inc. Scholarship was established by The Sunrise Homes, Inc. and is intended to provide undergraduate academic scholarships for students who enroll in the UNCW Honors Scholars College.

The Two Friends Scholarship was created by Agnes Beane and Lyell McMerty. The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the University of North Carolina Wilmington and have been accepted into the honors program.

The UNCW Board of Visitors Undergraduate Research Fund was established by UNCW Board of Visitors to assist students engaged in faculty-mentored research. 

The UNCW Faculty Merit Scholarship was created by the UNCW Faculty Senate to assist the university in recruiting academically talented students.

The Robert O. Walton, Jr. Scholarship was established to honor retired Vice Chancellor R. O. Walton, Jr., who served UNCW for more than thirty years. The scholarship will be used to assist students in the UNCW Honors Program.

The Donald R. Watson Honors Scholarship was created to support UNCW students who graduated from a North Carolina high school.

The Wilmington East Rotary Club Scholarship was created by The Wilmington East Rotary Club for incoming freshman who has graduated from an accredited high school in New Hanover County or a New Hanover County student who has attained a high school equivalency grade.

The Wilmington West Rotary Club Scholarship was created by The Wilmington West Rotary Club and is intended to attract and retain academically strong students and is awarded to a student from southeastern North Carolina based on academic achievement.

The Wilmington Woman’s Club Award was created by The Wilmington Woman’s Club.  The scholarship was first established in 1983 and is among the first sustained annual scholarships administered by the university and continues to be used to address the university's main priority of recruiting and retaining academically strong students.

The Wrightsville Beach King Mackerel Tournament Undergraduate Research Award was established by Wrightsville Beach King Mackerel to assist students engaged in faculty-mentored research in marine fin fish and artificial reef development and conservation at UNCW.

 

Student Affairs Scholarships

The Martha M. Duncan Leadership Scholarship was created in memory of Mrs. Duncan, by her daughter Mrs. Katherine D’Arcy and will support student leaders who have excelled in their work on behalf of an organization or university department.

The Margaret Walthour Lippitt Scholarship was created in her memory by her granddaughter, Margaret Lippitt Rorison. This scholarship support students who has received the New Student Leader Award.

Undergraduate Admissions Scholarships

The Village of Bald Head Island Scholarship was created by Bald Head Island.  This scholarship will be used to assist high ability students from South Brunswick High School interested in pursuing a degree offered by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

The Holly Baughman Scholarship was established by Port City Java in memory of Holly Baughman, a valued employee who was deeply affected by the plight of the homeless and vowed to fix it one day.

The Board of Trustees Merit Scholarship was created by the UNCW Board of Trustees to help the university meet its priority goal of offering more merit scholarships to attract high ability students.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

The Board of Visitors Merit Scholarship was created by the UNCW Board of Visitors to assist the university in meeting its priority goal to attract and retain high ability students through offering more merit scholarships.

The Jacob Boseman-Jarrell Scholarship for Excellence was established by Mark Griffis and Dave Robertson in honor of Senator Julia Boseman and UNCW softball coach Melissa Jarrell for their excellence in leadership in our community and beyond.

The DeAnne E. Carroll Just Believe Scholarship was created by Mark Griffis and Dave Robertson in honor of DeAnne E. Carroll, counselor for vocational rehabilitation in New Hanover County for fourteen years.  The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students who graduated from Eastern Wayne High School.

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 Christian-Johns Family Distinguished Merit Scholarship was created by Gregory Johns and his wife Terry Christian.  The purpose is to assist the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in attracting high-ability students who demonstrate academic ability and special achievement. It is also being established in honor of Mr. Johns' and Mrs. Christian's belief in the positive impact of Young life in the lives of college and high school students.

The Clancy & Theys Construction Company Scholarship was created by Clancy & Theys Construction Company, and will be used to assist students interested in pursuing degrees related to the field of construction.

The Euran S. Daniels Scholarship was created by Mr. Euran S. Daniels to promote diversity and award academic merit. These principles have been significant in the life experience of the donor, and he wishes to further them through the recipients of this scholarship.

The Robert Ridgely “Bob” Dobo and Gabriel William “Bill” Dobo Scholarship was created by Mr. Bill Dobo and Mr. Bob Dobo to financially assist an incoming freshman student of proven academic and leadership ability.

The J. K. Horne Family Merit Scholarship was created by Mr. Horne to financially assist an incoming freshman student of proven academic and leadership ability.

The Douglas L. Johnson Memorial Scholarship was created by friends and family of Douglas L. Johnson to honor his memory and his service to his community and to the university.

The Richard B. Jones Excellence Scholarship was created in honor of Richard B. Jones by his family and is available to an incoming freshman.

The Sarah Faison Jones Diversity Scholarship was created by the family of Sarah Faison Jones.  She was recognized by Chancellor Rosemary DePaolo for being the inspiration behind two generations of Jones students attending and graduating from UNCW.  The scholarship will be used to assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity in its student body.

The James R. Leutze Merit Scholarships were established by the UNCW Foundation in honor and recognition of Chancellor Emeritus Leutze’s outstanding thirteen-year service to the university. The fund provides scholarships for incoming freshman, who are known as Leutze Scholars.

The Brian and Lyell McMerty Scholarship was created by Brain and Lyell McMerty and will be used to assist the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in attracting high ability students who demonstrate academic ability and special achievement.

The MSGT. (Ret.) E. S. Moncrief Military Dependents Scholarship was established by the Moncrief family in memory of “Big Ed” Moncrief, who served his country as a member of the USAF for over twenty years. The intent of this scholarship is to assist military dependents in their pursuit of higher education through courses at UNC Wilmington and the university's satellite campuses.

The David R. Murchison Family Merit Scholarship was established by the signers of this agreement in memory of David R. Murchison and his wife, May C. Murchison, their son, David R. Murchison, Jr., and their grandson, David R. Murchison, III, and will be used to help recruit highly-qualified students to the university.

The Jill L. Peters Distinguished Merit Scholarship was created by Jill L. Peters in honor of her commitment to assisting UNCW attract high ability, deserving students.  The scholarship will be used to assist the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in attracting high-ability students who demonstrate academic ability and special achievement.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9408 Leland Scholarship was created by VFW Post 9408 Leland to assist veterans or their dependents in their pursuit of higher education through courses at UNCW and the university's satellite campuses. This scholarship is intended to be used to defray the cost of books and other materials that the recipient needs to complete their course work.

The Eric and Jean Rosenberg Distinguished Merit Scholarship was created by Dr. and Mrs. Rosenberg to assist the university in attracting high ability students.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

The Fumiro Sako Scholarship was created by Guilford Mills in memory of Fumiro Sako, a well respected colleague, who spent nineteen years dedicated to the industry, and who remained passionate about Guilford in his role as a leader within their sales team.  It is in his honor and memory that Guilford has established this scholarship so that others may continue to appreciate Fumiro's positive influence and the contributions he made to others.

The Charles and Marian Sidbury Distinguished Merit Scholarship was created by Charles and Marian Sidbury in honor of their long-time relationship with the university and their desire to assist deserving students who wish to attend UNCW. The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

The Bess N. Smith Distinguished Merit Scholarship was created by William N. Smith and Jean W. Smith in memory of Mr. Smith’s mother and will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by UNCW.

The Ernest A. Swain Scholarship was created by the Omicron Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity to honor Ernest A. Swain, the man, his profession, and his service to the New Hanover County community. This scholarship will be used to assist in attracting freshmen students who are interested in studying any field, who are from diverse populations who have graduated from the New Hanover, Brunswick or Pe!lder County School System.

The Teal Spirit Distinguished Merit Scholarship was created by Barbara and Joe Cowan to assist the university in attracting high ability students. The scholarship will be used to assist the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in attracting high-ability students who demonstrate academic ability and special achievement.

The UNCW Diversity Scholarship Endowment was established to promote the university’s commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity of human beings among its faculty, staff, and students. The university defines diversity as the representation of populations shaped by historical circumstances, cultural identities, and/or varying socioeconomical circumstances.

The Dr. L. W. Upperman Scholarship was created by Dr. Upperman in acknowledgement of his deep concern and desire to give something of substance and meaning to the African-American community. It is awarded annually to an incoming freshman resident of North Carolina with demonstrated interest in African-American heritage.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9408 Leland Scholarship was created by VFW Post 9408 Leland to assist veterans or their dependents in their pursuit of higher education through courses at UNCW and the university's satellite campuses. This scholarship is intended to be used to defray the cost of books and other materials that the recipient needs to complete their course work.

The Williston Alumni Scholarship was created by alumni of Williston Industrial and Williston Senior High Schools. It is awarded to a deserving freshman who has indicated an interest in the field of education. If no such person applies, the recipient can be one pursuing any field of study.

The Henry and Roya Weyerhaeuser Merit Scholarshipwas created by Henry and Roya Weyerhaeuser, long-time supports of UNCW, to assist high-ability students, graduate or undergraduate, interested in attending UNCW. The scholarship will be used to assist high-ability students interested in attending UNCW.

General Scholarships

The Adult Scholars Leadership Alumni Association (ASLA) Scholarship was created by the alumni of the Adult Scholars Leadership Program at UNCW. The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the university.

The Robert Beardsworth Diversity Scholarship was created by Randy & Betty Ann Beardsworth, a local couple interested in supporting UNCW students who are members of the LGBTQIA Student Group and allied student groups. The scholarship will be used to assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity in its student body.

The Bedford Fair Endowed Scholarship was created by Bedford Fair to support students who graduated from public high schools in New Hanover County.

The Books+4Us Diversity Scholarship was created by Cindy Linn to assist students in meeting their educational goals on their way to becoming stronger contributing members of our society.  The scholarship will assist the university in meeting its commitment to diversity and inclusion in its student body. 

The Boseman-Tenhuisen Scholarship was created by L.S. "Bo" Dean and members of outWilmington.com, a local organization supporting UNCW students who are members of the LGBTQIA Student Group and allied student groups. The scholarship is inspired by a student member of LGBTQIA who faced considerable adversity and great hardship. The scholarship will be used to assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity in its student body.

The Bradley Creek Elementary School Scholarship was created by Mr. Fred Newber and will be used to assist students who attended Bradley Creek Elementary School who are interested in pursuing a degree at UNCW.

The Frank Capra, Jr. Scholarship in Film Studies was created by friends of Frank Capra, Jr., and the Department of Film Studies in recognition of his contributions to the department and o the film industry in Wilmington and the Film Studies Department at UNCW.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Film Studies.

The Isidro Carbajal Diversity Scholarship was created in honor of Mr. Isidro Carbajal, a dedicated teacher who supports the Hispanic/Latino community. It is a merit scholarship and is available to first generation students and North Carolina residents pursuing a degree to teach or help others in the Hispanic and Latino community. The scholarship is awarded annually by Centro Hispano.

The Wayland H. Cato, Jr. Scholarship was created by the Cato Foundation to assist students who can demonstrate a quantifiable need for financial assistance.

The Chancellor’s Discretionary Scholarship for Special Needs was created by The Honorable and Mrs. W. Allen Cobb, Jr., and will be used by the Chancellor to assist students with special needs.

The Chancellor’s Distinguished Merit Scholarship was created by the Board of Directors of the Foundation in recognition of the university's identified priority for additional merit scholarships to recruit and retain high quality students. The scholarship will be used to assist the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in attracting high-ability students who demonstrate academic ability and special achievement. The scholarship is awarded by the Office of Admissions. 

The Dr. Terry and Liz Coffey Diversity Scholarship was created by Dr. and Mrs. Coffey in honor of their commitment to UNCW and their interest in supporting first-generation college students. This scholarship will assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity in its student body.

The Eliza Collins Scholarship was established by an estate gift from Eliza Collins in order to support students at UNCW.

The Windell Daniels Public Housing & Section 8 Memorial Scholarship was created by the Wilmington Housing Authority in memory of Mr. Daniels, a community leader, to honor his many civic contributions. The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the university.

The Nunzio and Edith DePaolo Scholarship was created by Rosemary DePaolo and her husband, Fred Wharton, in memory of Chancellor DePaolo's parents. The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

The Matthew Dale Donahue Scholarship Fund established by Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Donahue.  The purpose of this fund is to give financial assistance to a student in need in order to attend UNCW. 

The Stella Doran International Studies Award was created in memory of Stella Doran by her beloved husband Edward and their son, Dr. Guy Doran. Mrs. Doran served the community with compassion and generosity of spirit, volunteering at the Domestic Violence Center and Habitat for Humanity.  In honor of her love of travel, the university will use this fund to help cover expenses for students studying abroad.

The Sandra Koza Frank Travel Scholarship was created by David J. Frank and his children in memory of his wife and their mother. The intent of the award is to support UNCW’s efforts to graduate global citizens, and give students the opportunity to broaden their experience while at UNCW through study abroad and to support international students while at UNCW.

The Mae Rachel Freeman Scholarship was created by gifts from family and friends of Mrs. Freeman.  The scholarship will be used to assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity in its student body.

The Jacqueline and Craig Galbraith Scholarship was created by Jacqueline and Craig Galbraith to support diversity and inclusion in accordance with the ideals of Centro Hispano.

The Eddie Godwin III Memorial Scholarship was established by an estate gift from Mrs. Eddie Godwin III in order to assist a graduate of New Hanover High School attending UNCW.

The Mary Courtney Hardison Scholarship was created by Dr. and Mrs. Gerald Hardison in memory of their daughter.  The purpose of this scholarship is to attract and train academically strong students.

The International Cabinet Scholarship established by The International Cabinet to create the support fund to assist the Office of International Programs by providing scholarships to students wishing to study abroad and additional funding for projects that promote internationalization and globalization at UNCW.

The Interroll Corporation Scholarship is awarded annually to a dependent of an Interroll employee. If no eligible student applies for the scholarship, it may be awarded to a student from southeastern North Carolina.

The H.M. & Pearl Kyle Foundation Scholarship is awarded annually to a worthy and deserving student. It is the intent of the donors that the scholarship be awarded to a person who can establish some sense of need and who is from eastern North Carolina or eastern South Carolina.

The Jane Logan Lackey Scholarship was established in 1972 by E. G. Lackey, president of the Lackey Foundation in Winston-Salem, NC in order to support students at UNCW.

The Hans Langhammer Scholarship was established by Eris Groen Langhammer, in memory of her husband, Dr. Hans Langhammer. The scholarship will be used to assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity in its student body.

The Kauno A. Lehto Scholarship was established by Isabel James Lehto in memory of her husband.  This scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by UNCW.

The Philip Melling Scholarship in International Programs was established in memory of Dr. Melling, founder of the American Studies Department in Swansea University in Wales.  It was under his leadership that several academic exchanges with American universities, including UNCW, were established.  The UNCW-Swansea program, which began in 1986, is the longest running study abroad program at UNCW.  The scholarship will assist students interested in studying abroad in Swansea, Wales.

The National Spinning Company provides a scholarship award for a student who is a child of an eligible National Spinning Company employee. If there are no students who are children of National Spinning employees to apply, the scholarship may be awarded to a student from southeastern North Carolina.

The Edward and Pauline Nesselroade Merit Scholarship was created by Edward and Pauline Nesselroade.  The scholarship will support high achieving students who show academic promise and demonstrate financial need, with a preference given to students with a physical disability.

The Cornelius E. Nixon Jr. Diversity Scholarship was created by Ms. Carrie L. Nixon, in memory of her brother, Cornelius E. Nixon Jr.  The scholarship will be used to assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity in its student body.

The Osher Reentry Scholarships was established by The Bernard Osher Foundation.  The scholarship will support students who have experienced a gap in their formal education due to circumstances beyond their control.

The Penn Family Scholarship was created by the Penn Family to support students at UNCW.

The William A. and Joyce Sederburg Diversity Scholarship was created by Chancellor William A. Sederburg and his wife, Joyce, in honor of their service and commitment to UNCW.  The scholarship will be used to assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity in its student body. 

The Ralph H. Parker Scholarship was created and funded by alumni and friends of Ralph H. Parker, former director of the UNCW Office of Minority Affairs; to recognize his long-time service to UNCW. The scholarship is intended for any currently enrolled full-time UNCW student.

The Pay It Forward Scholarship was created by Caroline and Dale Withers in recognition of the costly burden of an education and to help others further their education. This scholarship will assist incoming freshman with the demonstrated academic ability necessary for admission to UNCW who also have demonstrated financial need that might be a hindrance to obtaining a college education.

The Parrish-Betts Travel Award was created by Elizabeth Betts in honor of her grandparents, Alice and John Parrish.  The award supports UNCW’s efforts to graduate global citizens by giving students an opportunity to broaden their experience while at UNCW through study abroad.

The David W. and Anne B. Pearsall Merit Scholarship was created by David W. and Anne B. Pearsall for outstanding students in Pender County who will pursue a higher education at UNCW.  The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage and recognize academic excellence in Pender County’s young people who aspire to obtain a college degree.

The John and Constance K. Phillips Scholarship was established by John and Constance K. Phillips with an interest in assisting students who have financial need and demonstrated commitment to complete their university undergraduate degree.

The Pi Kappa Alpha Scholarship was established by the Lambda Phi Chapter to support students at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

The Jack Manning Pollock Scholarship was established by John Pollock to provides support to students who are graduates of the Lake Waccamaw Boys and Girls Home who are enrolled as full-time students at UNCW.

The Martin and Carolyn Rabunsky Scholarship was established by a bequest from Martin and Carolyn Rabunsky. Mr. Rabunsky was a 1950 graduate of Wilmington College and a 1952 graduate of East Carolina University where received his Master's Degree. The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

The Paul and Jill Raspet Scholarship was created by Paul and Jill Raspet in honor of their commitment to assisting UNCW attract high ability students, especially those students who have overcome difficult personal circumstances including learning disabilities, physical limitations, or any other personal circumstances adding difficulty to their academic pursuits.

The Rotary Club of Wilmington Scholarship (Int’l) was created to financially assist two students enrolled at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. The scholarship is being created at UNCW to support a student from North Carolina and an international student attending the university.

The S.A.C.O (Student Accounts and Cashier’s Office) Scholarship was created by staff members of the Student Accounts and Cashier’s Office.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

The Seventh Son Scholarship was created by Donald W. Huovinen. It is intended to help single parent students.

The Hubert Anthony Simpson Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Hubert Simpson, a beloved staff member of Aramark Campus Dining who personified the Seahawk Spirit. The scholarship is being created by Aramark in collaboration with the UNCW Student Government Association and will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the university.

The Staff Senate Scholarship was created by the UNCW Staff Senate to assist university employees and their immediate family members who are pursuing a degree at UNCW.

The Student Government Association Scholarship was established by the SGA to recognize that the university's student organizations add an undeniable value to the campus community, and that the student leaders of these organizations deserve to the recognized for their efforts and commitment to the university.

The Tower 7/WBLivesurf Scholarship was established by Josh Vach and friends who have a true passion for surfing and an appreciation for the value of a college education and what it means for future success in life.  The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students who are active members of the UNCW Surfing Club or active suffers.

The Trask Land Company Champions of Freedom Scholarship was created by Raiford Trask III and Trask Land Company in honor of their commitment to assisting military personnel in pursuit of opportunities in higher education.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by UNCW.

The UNCW Black Faculty and Staff Association Merit Scholarship was created by The Black Faculty and Staff Association and is intended to assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity of human beings among its faculty, staff, and students.

The UNCW Bookstore Merit Scholarship was created by the UNCW Bookstore and will be used to assist high ability students.

The UNCW Chapter of Tau Sigma National Honor Society Scholarship was created by Tau Sigma Chapter membership to assist transfer students pursuing a baccalaureate degree offered the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

The UNCW Surf Team Scholarship was created by Nina S. Berke.  The scholarship will be used to assist students who are members of the UNCW Surf Team.

The Elizabeth Dudley Urquhart Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Alex R. Urquhart in memory of his wife. It provides scholarship assistance to an academically talented student who demonstrates financial need.

The Henry and Alice von Oesen Scholarship was created by the von Oesen family in honor of their parents and the purpose is to assist students with the purchase of books and supplies related to their academic pursuits.

The Robert F. and Catherine Warwick Scholarship Fund was created to assist UNCW students who have graduated from a New Hanover County high school.

The William and Jacqueline Warwick Family Scholarshipwas created by Mr. and Mrs. William Warwick in honor of their family, including their two sons Scott and John, and will be used to assist students from southeastern North Carolina.

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College of Health & Human Services Awards

General College Scholarships

The Jorge L. Figueroa Scholarship was created by Dr. Jorge L. Figueroa, and will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the College of Health and Applied Human Sciences.

School of Health & Applied Human Sciences

The Dr. T. Earl Allen, Jr. Scholarship was created by family, friends and colleagues of Dr. Earl Allen, whose service to UNCW spanned over 30 years.  His contributions to the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences, including the establishment of the exercise physiology lab, were essential in the growth and development of the physical education and exercise science programs.  The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences in Physical Education and Health or Exercise Science. 

The John P. Bennett, Ed.D. Scholarship in Health and Physical Education was created by John P. Bennett in honor of his commitment to excellence in the disciplines of Health and Physical Education. The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences who endeavor to become educators in Health and Physical Education related disciplines.

The Derick G. S. Davis Scholarship was created by the UNCW Department of Health and Physical Education & Recreation and Mrs. Vickie Parker in honor of Derick G.S. Davis, assistant professor emeritus.  He initiated the development of the Parks and Recreation Management Program in 1971, while serving as director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Wilmington. The intent of the scholarship is to recognize and award high ability students majoring in either Parks & Recreation Management or Therapeutic Recreation.

The Karel Dutton Scholarship
was created by friends and colleagues of Karel Dutton in honor of her dedication to the pursuit of lifelong learning and service to the university.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the College of Health and Human Services in disciplines related to Gerontology, or students pursuing a graduate degree or certificate in gerontology at UNCW who graduated from a degree program in the College of Health and Human Services.

The Shawn Nasseri Scholarship in Recreation, Sport Leadership and Tourism Management was created by Shawn Nasseri (owner of Scuba Now and founder of Computer Soft, LLC).  Mr. Nasseri feels that tourism is vital to our community, and would like to give back to the University by assisting students.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the College of Health and Human Services.

School of Nursing

The Carolyn B. and Joseph F. Augustine Scholarship was created in memory of Hetty Bishop Muldoon, RN, by Joe and Carolyn Augustine, and in appreciation for their family’s significant involvement in nursing over many years and with the realization that nursing care is critical to the citizens of this country. The scholarship will be used to assist students who have been accepted into the School of Nursing and have demonstrated a commitment to the nursing profession.

The Leonora Barnes Scholarship in Nursing was created by George Barnes in memory of his wife, Leonora in order to support students with in the School of Nursing. 

The Barnhill Contracting Company Scholarship in Nursing was created by the Barnhill Contracting Company to assist students enrolled in the UNCW School of Nursing.

The Dorothy L. and Kenneth H. Bishop Scholarship in Nursing was created by Dorothy Bishop and her husband Kenneth.  As a member of the UNCW Nurse Advocate Board, Mrs. Bishop wants to support the mission of the UNCW School of Nursing to encourage stimulating intellectual curiosity, creativity, and reflective practice through strong collaborative partnerships for our future nurses. 

The Kay and Charles Bolles Nursing Scholarship was established in honor of Charles’ grandmother, Florence Hayes Caldwell, one of the first Registered Nurse graduates of the James Walker Memorial Hospital School of Nursing.  It is the Bolles greatest wish to help educated the best nurses in Southeastern North Carolina.

The Thomas J. Burke Scholarship was established by Dr. J. Richard Corbett in memory of Thomas Joseph Burke, a beloved member of the faculty of the Cameron School of Business from 1965 until his retirement in 1991. The scholarship will be used to assist students in the School of Nursing.

The Charlotte Emily (Billie) Burney Memorial Scholarship, started by family and friends of the late Billie Burney, is awarded annually as a tuition scholarship to a student in the field of nursing.

The Champion McDowell Davis Scholarship was established by the Champion McDowell Davis Charitable Foundation as a memorial to Champion McDowell Davis, who, having served both as president of Atlantic Coast Line Railroad and a member of the first board of trustees at Wilmington College, was one of Wilmington’s preeminent business and civic leaders.  This scholarship will be used to assist students enrolled in the School of Nursing.

The Betty Jean Garriss De Angury Scholarship in Nursing was established by Leos “Lou” De Angury in memory of his loving wife of sixty-one years, Betty Jean, who was a Licensed Nurse Practitioner. Through the establishment of this scholarship, the donor wishes to honor the commitment of nursing professionals, and particularly nursing students at UNCW.  This scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the School of Nursing.

The Ada Zola King Dean Honors in Nursing Scholarship was created by friends and family in memory of Ms. Dean.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the School of Nursing.

The Dr. James W. Dickie Scholarship in Nursing was created by Gladys M. Dickie in memory of her husband, Dr. James Dickie. The intent of this scholarship is to help students who have been accepted in to the School of Nursing.

The Nathalie Flowers Edge & Irbin Hilburn Edge Scholarship in Nursing is being created by Ms. Glenda Edge Moreadith in memory of her parents of Horry County, SC. They served as role models in their generosity financially, personally, and spiritually to fellow human beings in need. This scholarship will be used to assist students majoring in Nursing in the School of Nursing.

The Forty and Eight Nursing Scholarship was established by the Honor Society of the American Legion, in joint memory of John H. McInnis, Miss Dorothy Dixon and Harold Sternberger. The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the School of Nursing.

The Jane McCorkle Elmore Scholarship in Nursing was created by Jane Lyons McCorkle in memory of her grandmother, who dedicated her life to the nursing profession, and served as an inspiration to Jane due to her commitment to serving others. The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the School of Nursing at UNCW.

The Hilda W. Fredericks Scholars Program was established by Hilda W. Fredericks and will be used to provide assistance for the School of Nursing students.

The Henry Harrell Scholarship was created in Henry Harrell memory by his family. This scholarship is intended to assist the UNCW School of Nursing in recruiting and retaining high ability students.

The Robbie and Glenn Hodges Scholarship in Nursing was created by Robbie and Glenn Hodges and will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the School of Nursing.

The Jean Jordan Nursing Scholarship is sponsored by the New Hanover-Pender Medical Society Alliance to honor former nurse Jean Jordan and to assist students in the UNCW nursing program.

The Lois Kochanski Scholarship in Nursing was created by James and Emily Kochanski in honor of James’ mother Lois for her long-time support of health care, including 35 years as Executive Director of the Foundation for Advancement Education in the Sciences at the National Institutes of Health. The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the School of Nursing.

The William Allen King Nursing Scholarship was created by Mr. Joe L. King III in memory of his brother. The scholarship will be used to help students in the School of Nursing.

The Jane Whedbee Lane Scholarship in Nursing was created by Lucile Whedbee in memory of her daughter, Jane, and will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the School of Nursing.

The Ann Penton Longley Scholarship in Nursing was created by Mrs. Longley.  The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the School of Nursing.

The W. C. “Billy” Mebane, Jr., M.D. Scholarship was created by the Cape Fear Memorial Foundation in memory of W. C. “Billy” Mebane, Jr., M.D., to recognize his contributions to our community as a founder of Cape Fear Memorial Hospital. The scholarships provided by this gift are intended to assist the UNCW School of Nursing recruit and retain of high ability students majoring in the nursing program.

The Ministering Circle Scholarship was created by the Ministering Circle of Wilmington and will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the School of Nursing.

The New Hanover Regional Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship was created by New Hanover Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, Inc.  This scholarship is intended to assist students in the School of Nursing.

The Sandra M. O’Donnell Nursing Scholarship was established by Sandra and Patrick O’Donnell.  As a former UNCW student, and currently serving as a faculty member of the School of Nursing, Ms. O’Donnell has a deep appreciation of the financial challenges with which students are faced.  The intent of this scholarship is to provide students with funds not otherwise available.

The Laura Z. Pope Scholarship was established by Robert C. Pope in memory of his wife, who graduated from the School of Nursing in 1970 and served Brunswick County as a family nurse practitioner for 30 years. This scholarship is intended to assist students in the Nursing School at UNCW.

The Grace L. Romer Scholarship in Nursing was created by Arthur H. Romer, Jr. in memory of his wife and will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the School of Nursing.

The Harmon Chadbourn Rorison Undergraduate Research Award was established by Margaret L. Rorison in memory of her father, and will be used to assist students engaged in faculty-mentored research at UNCW.

The Sadie Edens Sessoms Scholarship in Nursing was created by Dr. H. Douglas Sessoms and his wife, Anne L. Sessoms, to honor Dr. Sessoms’ mother and her lifelong commitment to helping others, especially the elderly. This scholarship will be used to support students with an indicated interest in pursuing a degree in nursing.

The Dr. R. T. Sinclair, Jr., M.D. Scholarship was established by Cape Fear Memorial Foundation in honor of Dr. R.T. Sinclair, a founding member of the Cape Fear Memorial Hospital.  The scholarship is intended to assist the UNCW School of Nursing recruit and retain high ability students majoring in the nursing program.

The Willie Stargell Scholarship was created by the Willie Stargell Foundation in memory of Mr. Stargell to assist students in the School of Nursing.

The Edith Graham Toms Scholarship was created in her memory by her brothers, sisters, nieces, and nephews. The scholarship will be used to support students admitted to the School of Nursing or expressed an intent to pursue a career in nursing.

The James Walker Nurses Alumnus Scholarship was created by the James Walker Nurses Alumnae Association to assist students majoring in nursing at UNCW.

The Theresa Bentsen Warrick Memorial Nursing Scholarship by Louis K. Newton in memory of Theresa Bentsen Warrick and is used to assist Nursing Students at UNCW.

The Pamela Weinbach Scholarship in Nursing was created by Robert Weinbach in memory of his wife of 27 years, Pamela, who wanted to be a grandmother more than anything else in the world. Before she could enjoy that dream, a rare form of cancer claimed her life in 2012.  Her vision, talents and commitment to excellence are the inspiration behind this scholarship.  These qualities formed in her youth and flourished over the decades, were honed by the miracle of motherhood, and refined by raising five children to become leaders and professionals in their own respective communities.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the School of Nursing in honor of the family’s commitment to excellence in nursing care.

The Kay Whitfield Scholarship in Nursing was created by the Whitfield family in honor of Kay.  This scholarship is intended to assist students interested in pursuing a degree in the UNCW School of Nursing.

The R. Bertram Williams, Jr., M. D. Scholarship was created by New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation in honor of Dr. Bertram Williams, Jr. M.D. a founding member of New Hanover Regional Medical Center and the New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation.  This scholarship is intended to assist the UNCW School of Nursing recruit and retain high ability students, while also encouraging these students to seek employment in the New Hanover Health Network.

The Louie E. Woodbury Scholarship was established by the Cape Fear Memorial Foundation in memory of Louie E. Woodbury to assist a UNCW student within the School of Nursing.

School of Social Work

The Alice & Britt Preyer Scholarship in Social Work was created by Alice and Britt Preyer.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the School of Social Work in the College of Health and Human Services.

The Dr. Maria O’Neill McMahon Scholarship in Social Work was created by Mark Griffis and Dave Robertson in honor of Dr. Maria O’Neill McMahon.

Watson College of Education Awards

General College Scholarships

Alpha Delta Kappa Delta Chapter Education Scholarship was created by Alpha Delta Kappa Delta Chapter to assist students majoring in education in the Watson College of Education.

The Cathy L. Barlow Intern Scholarship in Education was created by the Watson School of Education in honor of Cathy L. Barlow to assist students entering their internship semester in the Watson School of Education.

The James Ozborn Carr Scholarship was created by the children of Mr. Carr to express a commitment to higher education and in recognition of their father’s contribution to the people of southeastern North Carolina. The scholarship will assist students in the Watson College of Education.

The Gene and Kathryn Clontz Education Scholarship was created by Alex Hall and Maria Clontz Hall and is intended to assist students pursuing a major in the Watson School of Education.

The Ann Royer Corley Scholarship was created by Dr. Carol Chase Thomas, UNCW faculty member, in memory of her godmother. This scholarship is intended to assist students enrolled in the Watson School of Education.

The Jewel and Joseph Cross Scholarship in Education was created by Dr. Cathy Barlow in honor of her parents. This scholarship will assist students enrolled in the Watson School of Education and is either a licensure-only or Master of Arts in Teaching programs.

The Delta Kappa Gamma Beta Chi Education Scholarship was created by the Delta Kappa Gamma Beta Chi Chapter and will be used to assist students majoring in education at the Watson School of Education.

The Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship (Theta Chapter) was created by Delta Sigma Theta Iota Chapter and is intended to assist students who have been accepted into the Watson College of Education and are preparing for a career in teaching.

The Barbara Beckwith Dobo Scholarship in Elementary Education was established by Barbara Beckwith Dobo in memory of her mother, Sabre Elizabeth Beckwith, and her grandmother, Rachel F. Beckwith. This scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree in Elementary Education from the Watson School of Education.

The Herbert and Sylvia Fisher Scholarship was created by Mr. and Mrs. Fisher in appreciation for his education at Wilmington College, and to provide scholarships for students attending UNCW.

The Kathryn Jason Scholarship was created by Patricia Morrison to honor her sister Kathryn, child advocacy efforts during her lifetime.  The scholarship is intended for a student who has been accepted into the Watson School of Education Teacher Preparation Program.

The Benjamin R. and Edith B. Graham Scholarship was established by Frederick B. Graham in memory of his father and mother to recognize and encourage academic excellence. The scholarship will be used to assist graduates of a southeastern North Carolina high school and enrolled in either Marine Biology or Education.

The Lee V. Landing Scholarships was created to support elementary, middle school, or special education majors who have been accepted into the UNCW Watson College of Education.

The Annie Cummings Lassiter Scholarship in Education was established by Anne Lassiter Sessoms and Dr. H. Douglas Sessoms in honor of Anne’s mother, who was a teacher, a motivator, and an avid lover of literature. The scholarship will be used to assist students with expressed interest in pursuing a degree in the Watson College of Education.

The Teresa S. Lee Scholarship in Education was created by the Night Department of the North Carolina Sorosis Women’s Club in honor of Teresa S. Lee in order to support a student within the Watson College of Education. 

The Peggy and Jim Mahony Scholarship in Education was created by Peggy and Jim Mahony.  This scholarship will assist students pursuing a degree in the Watson School of Education.

The John “Bud” Marren Scholarship was established by Lowes Foods’ employees, customers, friends and family in memory of Bud Marren, a “learning disabled” man who taught his family about sacrifice, patience and endurance, and those who worked with him about work ethics, tenacity, and most importantly, kindness.  This scholarship is to assist students who wish to become teachers in special education.

The Dorothy P. Marshall Scholarship, created by Mrs. Marshall to support UNC Wilmington in its efforts to provide scholarship assistance to deserving students in the Watson School of Education.

The Rory Elizabeth Michaelson Scholarship in Education was created by Susan and Bill Finley to provide a lasting legacy for their daughter, Rory Elizabeth Michaelson and to honor her dedication to teaching. The scholarship will be used to assist students committed to pursuing a degree or licensure offered by the Watson School of Education.

The Mueller Family Student Teaching Scholarship was created by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mueller to support UNCW in its efforts to provide scholarship assistance to deserving students enrolled in the Watson School of Education.

The North Carolina Sorosis Woman’s Club Education Scholarship was created by the NC Sorosis Woman’s Club and will be used to assist students majoring in education at the Watson School of Education.

The Janis Norris Education Scholarship was created by Mrs. Norris, a long-time advocate and supporter of teacher education.  Mrs. Norris attained her Master of Arts Degree in Educational Supervision from the Watson School of Education in 1981. The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Watson School of Education.

The Progress Energy Education Scholarship (for Science and Math) was created by Progress Energy support the Watson School of Education in its efforts to promote teacher training in science and math.

The Jay M. Robinson Scholars Program was created by friends of Dr. Robinson to perpetuate his memory and long service to North Carolina education at both the public school and university level. The scholarship will be used to assist students enrolled in the Watson School of Education.

The Elizabeth T. Shivar Scholarship was established by Mr. Michael B. Shivar in honor of his wife, who is a retired educator and will be used to assist students enrolled in the Watson School of Education.

The Carole M. Sims Memorial Scholarship was created by Mr. David B. Sims through the Community Foundation of Southeastern North Carolina in memory of Carole M. Sims and is used to assist students majoring in education at the Watson College.

The Betty Holden Stike Scholarship  was created by Betty Holden and will assist students accepted into the Watson College of Education who shows promise of excellence in education and has demonstrated academic achievement.

The Hattie M. Strong Foundation Scholarship in Education was created by Hattie M. Strong Foundation to provide ftnancial assistance to education majors during their student-teaching semester. The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the Watson College of Education.

The Amy Stuart Scholarship in Education was created by Eddie Stuart to honor his wife, Amy, and her commitment to excellence in public education.  The scholarship will be used to assist students entering their internship semester in the Watson School of Education.

The Watson College of Education Alumni Chapter Scholarship was created by the Watson School of Education Alumni Chapter and will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the School.

The Donald R. Watson College of Education Scholarships was created by Donald R. Watson and will be used to assist students who have been accepted into the Watson College of Education or as a UNCW Teaching Fellow.

The Eleanor Boyd Wright Scholarship in Special Education was created by retired UNCW employee Eleanor Boyd Wright and is used to support Special Education majors within the Watson College of Education.

 

 

To learn more about these scholarships please contact:

Kelli Queen
Stewardship & Donor Engagement Manager
(910) 962.2219
queenk@uncw.edu

Cameron School of Business Awards

General School Scholarships

Sheila A. Adams Scholarship was created by an anonymous donor on Dr. Adams behalf.  This scholarship supports students majoring in business with an international interest.

The Allsbrook-Rudd Scholarship in Entrepreneurship was created by Jerry Allsbrook '82 and Cathy J. Rudd and will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The Bank of America “B2B” Scholarship was established by the Bank of American in order to provide scholarship support for students transferring to UNCW’s Cameron School of Business (CSB) from Cape Fear Community College (CFCC).

The BB&T (Branch Banking and Trust) Scholarship Fund was created by BB&T to assist students who have been accepted into the Cameron School of Business at UNCW.

The Beck Family Foundation Entrepreneurship Scholarship was created in honor of Emily Nolan and will be used to assist a students majoring in Entrepreneurship and Business Development within the Cameron School of Business.

The Wes Berlin Scholarship in Business was created by Mrs. Rita Berlin and Jeff Berlin in memory of Wes Berlin, a member of the Cameron Executive Advisory Board, the Cameron Executive Network and, most importantly, an Executive-in-Residence. Mr. Berlin was an incredible mentor, teacher and champion for his students. He challenged them to go beyond what they thought possible. The greatest compliment one of his mentees or students could get from Mr. Berlin is that the student “got it” in knowing how to succeed in life. He continually led the university faculty in the number of accolades he received from graduating seniors that detailed the impact he had on their lives. For a great number of students each year that he taught, he provided the wind beneath their wings to allow them to be truly soaring Seahawks as they graduated from UNCW. The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by Cameron School of Business.

The James C. Braye Scholarship was created by Malcomb Coley to honor James C. Braye, a triple retiree, husband, father of five, grandfather of four, and fifty-five year member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity. Mr. Braye has been a soldier, businessman, counselor, singer, cantor, and politician. Born in the Great Depression, no one told him about his limited prospects for success in life. This scholarship is intended to support the University’s commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity of human beings among its faculty, staff, and students.

 The Cornerstone Executive Scholarship in Business was created by James Schoonover, a member of Cameron Executive Network who wishes to help future mentees obtain their educational goals.  The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The Curley Capra Hunt Scholarship in Business was established by Emily Curley in honor of her parents Michael and Patricia Curley, Frank Capra, Jr., and Professor James Hunt.  Emily’s parents have always been her biggest supporters who worked incredibly hard to put her and her sister through UNCW and have always been there with great advice, encouragement, and the push to inspire her.  Frank Capra, Jr., gave Emily her first job in the entertainment industry and taught her much about business and film.  Professor Hunt allowed her to sit on the floor in order to take her first entertainment course and has always been there to answer any career and business questions along the way.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The Davis Funeral Home Diversity Scholarship in Business was created by Dr. James and Mrs. Sadie Davis Graham in loving memory of Sadie’s mother, Ms. Bennye Newell Davis. From the local and surrounding school systems, Ms. Davis was known for her soft-spoken nature and positive impact as an educator. This quality carried over into her work with the French I. Davis Funeral Home, the still-thriving company her late husband founded in 1944. The scholarship will be used to assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity in its student body.

The Daniel W. Desmond Endowed Scholarship was created by a bequest from Mr. Desmond and will be used to assist a rising junior, senior or graduate student in the Cameron School of Business.

The Frank Dunne, Jr. Memorial Scholarship was created by friends and colleagues in memory of Frank Dunne, Jr.  The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The Dr. Fara Elikai Scholasrhip in Accountancy and Business Law was created by grateful alumni from Accountancy and Business Law to honor Dr. Elikai’s passion for teaching and his genuine commitment to students.

The Claude H. Farrell Scholarship in Business was created in his memory by his wife, Linda, the Department of Economics and Finance, and numerous family members and friends.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree offered by the Cameron School of Business in the areas of economics and finance.

The First Citizens Bank Scholarship was established by First Citizens Bank and will be used to support students majoring in economics or finance.

Beth Dow Fortenbery Memorial Scholarship was created by her family and friends to assist students enrolled in the Cameron School of Business who will participate in an international program offered through UNCW.

The James J. and Lucy H. Giammaria Scholarship in Business is being created by Mary Jo “M.J.” Giammaria in honor of her parents, James J. and Lucy H. Giammaria. Ms. Mary Jo Giammaria serves as a staff member in the Watson College of Education and is a 2010 alumnae of Cameron School of Business. The scholarship will be used to assist non-traditional students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The Matthew D. Glova Scholarship in Business was created by Mr. Glova, a certified financial planner and proud alumnus of the Cameron School of Business at UNCW. The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The Gerald and Delores Green Scholarship was created by Mrs. Green in memory of her husband and will be used to assist students majoring in accounting within the Cameron School of Business.

The Warren Gulko Memorial Scholarship was created by the Information Systems and Operations Management Department to assist students majoring in operations management or information systems in the Cameron School of Business.

The Heath Scholarship in Business has been established by alumni Brad (MBA ‘07, BS ‘96) and Christie (BS ‘96) Heath. The Heaths are dedicated to assisting students of the Cameron School of Business reach their educational goals.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The Roger P. Hill Scholarship was created by Edward and Margaret Barclay in honor of Dr. Hill. This scholarship is intended to assist students enrolled in the Cameron School of Business in Finance or Economics.

The Hughes Brothers, Inc. Scholarship was created by Hughes Brothers, Inc., and will be used to assist the University in attracting and retaining academically strong students who have expressed a strong interest in majoring in business.

The Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina (IIANC) Scholarship was created by The Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina and is intended to assist students who have been accepted into the Cameron School of Business at UNCW.

The Information Systems and Operations Management Scholarship was established by Angela Rowe and will be used to support students majoring in Information Systems or Operations Management in the Cameron School of Business.

The Institute of Management Accountants (Wilmington Chapter) Scholarship was created to support a Cameron School of Business student with a demonstrated commitment towards a career in accounting.

The Institute for Innovation Scholarship was created by Dr. Howard S. Rasheed, member of the faculty of the Cameron School of Business Department of Management.  This scholarship is intended to support the University’s commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity of human beings among its faculty, staff, and students.

The Thomas N. Janicki Scholarship in Leadership and Service was created by Thomas Janicki and will be used to assist students in the Cameron School of Business who have demonstrated a strong sense of commitment to service, leadership, and volunteerism.

The David W. Jessen, EY (Ernst & Young) MSA Fellowship was created by David Jessen and his spouse, Melissa. David retired as a partner with Ernst & Young after a distinguished 35 year career in public accounting.  He joined the University of North Carolina at Wilmington Cameron School of Business as an Executive-in-Residence in 2008.  He and Melissa were so impressed with the caliber of the students and their strong work ethic that they wanted to create an endowment to assist deserving students with their education.  David and his spouse, Melissa, have been actively involved in several civic and charitable organizations over the past 40 years. The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree in the Master of Science in Accountancy within the Cameron School of Business.

The J. W. Jackson Scholarships were established by the J.W. Jackson family in memory of one of Wilmington’s leading businessmen. This scholarship supports Cameron School of Business students who have proven academic ability, leadership potential and high moral character.

The June and Turner Johnson Scholarship was established by First Citizens BancShares. The scholarship supports students accepted into the Cameron School of Business and have chosen to major in accountancy.

The Norman R. Kaylor Scholarship was created by W. Chris Hegele, a Cameron School of Business Alumnus. The scholarship will be used to support Cameron School of Business students.

The Stephen and Kathleen Kelbley Scholarship was created by Stephen and Kathleen Kelbley.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The Joseph Lewis King Scholarship was established by Joseph Lewis King III in honor of his father and grandfather and to recognize the contributions of women to the business world. The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The Mary R. King Memorial Scholarship was established by Joseph Lewis King III to honor the memory of his mother and to recognition of the contributions of women in the world of business.  The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The Lake Family Travel Award in Business was created by the Lake Family.  The Lake family recognizes the importance of higher education and the positive impact that UNCW has on the community and beyond.  They are dedicated to helping Cameron School of Business students meet their educational goals.  The intent of the award is to give students an opportunity to broaden their experience while at UNCW through study abroad.

The Landry Family Merit Scholarship in Business was created by Jo and Rick Landry to assist the university in meetings its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values rich diversity in its student body and specifically the Cameron School of Business.

The Madison S. Locklear Scholarship in Business was created by Madison S. Locklear, a 1985 graduate of the Cameron School of Business.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The Charles R. Long Memorial Scholarship was established by Charles R. Long, an alumnus-class of 1977.  The scholarship fund is intended to provide academic scholarship for students majoring in Accountancy or Philosophy and Religion at UNCW.

The Lower Cape Fear Human Resources Scholarship was created by the Lower Cape Fear Human Resources Association and will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business in Human Resource Management.

The John Marts Memorial Scholarship was established through a provision in Dr. Marts’ will to assist students in the Cameron School of Business majoring in Accounting.

The Jeff Manning Scholarship in Entrepreneurship was established by Mr. Manning, a business owner currently residing in New York City, and a member of the Entrepreneurship and Business Development Program’s first graduating class in 2007.  The scholarship will be used to assist students majoring in Entrepreneurship within the Cameron School of Business.

The Elizabeth and David Mautz Scholarship in Business was created by Dr. David Mautz and Mrs. Elizabeth Mautz.  The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing the Master of Science in Accountancy degree.

The Herbert and Gina McKim Scholarship was created by Mr. and Mrs. McKim to assist students who have majored in business at Cape Fear Community College and wish to pursue a baccalaureate degree in business in the Cameron School of Business at UNCW.

The MSA Class of 2004 Scholarship was created by the graduating Masters of Science of Accountancy (MSA) 204 class and will be used to assist students in the MSA program within the Cameron School of Business.

The New Hanover County Estate Planning Council Scholarship in Business was created by the Council to assist students pursuing a degree in the Cameron School of Business.

The Pearson and Patterson Group Scholarship in Business was created by Chad Pearson and Paul Patterson to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The PNC Bank Honors Scholarship was created by PNC Bank and will be used to support students in the Cameron School of Business.

The Matthew J. Raines Scholarship in Finance and Economics was created by Mr. Raines, a 2010 alumnus with a degree in Business Administration, in appreciation for the excellent education and faculty support he received as a student in the Cameron School of Business. The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The Dr. Howard S. Rasheed Diversity Scholarship in Management was created in memory of Dr. Rasheed, a respected faculty member in the Management Department of the Cameron School of Business.  The scholarship will be used to assist the university in meeting its commitment to maintaining a campus environment that values a rich diversity in its student body.

The Carr Riggs and Ingram- Jake Rhyne Memorial Scholarship was created by Carr Riggs and Ingram in memory of Jake W. Rhyne, CPA, and will be used to assist students enrolled in the Masters of Science in Accountancy program within the Cameron School of Business.

The Robert and Jennifer Rippy Scholarship in Business was created by Robert and Jennifer Rippy and will be used to assist students who have majored in business at Cape Fear Community College and wish to pursue at baccalaureate degree in business in the Cameron School of Business at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

The Kay Robinson Advancement of the Human Resource Profession Fund was established by the Lower Cape Fear Human Resource Association in honor of Ms. Robinson for her contributions to the advancement of the human resource profession.  The purpose of the fund shall be to provide educational support for students majoring in Human Resource Management.

The Sage Island Scholarship in Business was established by Mike Duncan, CEO of Sage Island, to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The Seahawk Vanguard Scholarship in Business was created by Mr. Todd Thibodeaux, a 1988 alumnus of the Cameron School of Business and nationally recognized business executive in IT and consumer electronics industries. This scholarship will assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The David Andrew Seel Scholarship in Business was created by David and Elizabeth Seel in memory of their beloved son, Andy.  As an alumnus of UNCW, Andy received wonderful attention from his professors and an excellent education.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The Patrick Skinner Scholarship in Business was created by Jeanne Hinson in memory of her son, 1999 alumnus Patrick Skinner in order to support Cameron School of Business Students. 

The William “Bill” Stanfield Scholarship in Business was established by Jessica Stanfield and Christi Pack in memory of Jessica’s father-in-law.  Mr. Stanfield willingly shared his business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit with Mrs. Stanfield and Mrs. Pack as they created and grew their business.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The Judy R. Tharp Scholarship in Business was created by Judy R. Tharp to encourage students of diverse backgrounds to pursue a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business and in recognition of her career in credit union administration and the advancement of women in business and industry. The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Cameron School of Business.

The Wells Fargo Bank Scholarship was created by Wells Fargo Bank to assist UNCW in fulfilling its diversity goals as defined by its mission.  The scholarship is intended to assist students enrolled in the Cameron School of Business.

The Elwood Walker Scholarship was established by J. Elwood Walker to assist students in the Cameron School of Business.

The Mary McDuffie Walker Scholarship was created by J. Elwood and Mary McDuffie Walker to assist students in the Cameron School of Business.

The Gwendolyn V. “Cookie” Ward Family Scholarship was established by Michael W. Ward in honor of his wife Gwendolyn, on the occasion of her birthday.  It will be used to assist students in the Cameron School of Business.

The Michael W. Ward Family Scholarship was created by Mr. and Mrs. Michael W. Ward, and will be used to assist students within the Cameron School of Business.

The Robert F. Warwick Accounting Scholarship was created by family and friends of Robert F. Warwick to honor his contributions to both UNCW and the accounting profession.  It is intended to assist students enrolled in the accounting program of the Cameron School of Business.

The William J. and Jacqueline S. Warwick Scholarship was created by Mr. and Mrs. Warwick and will be used to assist North Carolina students in the Cameron School of Business.

The Harold W. Wells and Son International Business Scholarship was created by Harold and Ellen Wells and will be used to assist students enrolled in any of the international programs within the Cameron School of Business.

The Sally R. Wilkins Scholarship was established by the Wilmington Business and Professional Women’s Club in memory of Sally R. Wilkins to support a student within the Cameron School of Business.

College of Arts & Sciences Awards

General College Scholarships

The Connie S. Harris Memorial Scholarship was created by The Red Tent Book Club in memory of Connie Harris, one of the original six members of the club.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree in science-related disciplines at UNCW.

The New Hanover- Pender County Medical Society Premedical Scholarship
was created by New Hanover- Pender County Medical Society. The intent of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a student in the final year of their undergraduate or graduate studies at UNCW, such student having excelled academically and having shown a serious desire and pursuit of attending medical school.

Art & Art History

The Leslie N. Boney, Sr. Scholarship in Art was created by the Boney family.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Art and Art History at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

The Ann Flack Boseman Art Scholarship was established by Mark Griffis and Dave Robertson in honor of their dear friend, Ann, who is deeply committed to the arts at UNCW.

The Kathleen Price Bryan Scholarship in Art and Theatre was established by gifts from the Kathleen Price Bryan Foundation and was intended to support students within the Department of Art and Theatre.

The Ruth B. Hodges Scholarship in Art was established by Ms. Vicky Lettmann in memory of her mother, a non-traditional student who took classes with art professor Claude Howell from 1967-71; she was still creating art work well into her nineties.  The scholarship will be used to assist students pursing a degree offered by the Department of Art and Art History.

The Forrest R. Lewis Family Scholarship was created by Ms. Jan Lewis in memory of her husband, Forrest, and will be used to assist students who plan to major in art within the College of Arts and Science.

The Dorothy Amy Parr Lipsius Scholarship in Studio Art was established by Ronald N. Lipsius ‘61 (AA) and ‘79 (BS) in memory of his mother.  The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Art and Art History.

The John Myers Art History Scholarship was created by UNCW colleagues, friends and family of Dr. Myers in recognition of his 25+ years of service to the Art and Art History, Music, and Theatre Departments at UNCW. Dr. Myers is a former Chair and Association Director of the Honors Program.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Art and Art History.

The Owen & Myrna Wexler Scholarship in Art was created by Owen & Myrna Wexler to help support the work of students in the Department of Art and Art History at UNCW.

The Wilmington Art Association Scholarship in Art and Art History was created by the Wilmington Art Association, a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for area visual artists to gain community recognition through shows and exhibitions. If offers a forum wherein artists, local craftsmen and people interested in the visual arts can exchange ideas, learn from each other, and contribute to the community. The Association also provides education programs, demonstrations and lectures which will lead to better public understanding and appreciation of visual arts. The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree in visual art offered by the Department of Art and Art History.

 

Biology & Marine Biology

The Franklin H. Allen Scholarship was established by the Department of Biology in memory of Dr. Allen, who as a member of the faculty of the Department of Biology was instrumental in the development of the department. The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing any degree offered by the Department of Biology and Marie Biology.

The Charles and Kay Bolles Marine Biology Scholarship was created by Charles and Kay Bolles.  This scholarship is intended to provide support for students majoring in marine biology at UNCW.

The Cape Fear Garden Club, Inc. Scholarship was created by The Cape Fear Garden Club and will be awarded to a student whose major is in biology.

The John Colucci, Jr. Memorial Scholarship was established by Laurence Sprunt in memory of John Colucci, Jr.  This scholarship will support marine biology students at UNCW.

The J. Marshall Crews Scholarship for Science was established by Robert and Gabriel Dobo to honor Dr. J. Marshall Crews, an original member of Wilmington College and retired senior administrator of UNCW. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide help to students who are pursuing a career in science.

The Department of Biology and Marine Biology Merit Scholarship was created as a named fund at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. The scholarship is being created by the Department of Biology and Marine Biology and will be used to assist students majoring in Biology and Marine Biology.

The Jack Dermid Scholarship in Biology and Marine Biology was established in memory of Jack F. Dermid, beloved father and friend, by Susan Dermid and Mary K. Lyons. Mr. Dermid was an Associate Professor of Biology who published numerous articles, books, movies, and extraordinary photographs that have been enjoyed by many people in the United States and around the world. Mr. Dermid would so have appreciated this opportunity to share with each recipient his love for and knowledge of nature and wildlife as well as his field of study that he enjoyed immensely. The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Biology and Marine Biology.

The Daniel Gottovi, M.D. Scholarship was created by Wilmington Health Associates in honor of Dr. Daniel Gottovi, upon his retirement from the practice of medicine in June 2005. Dr. Gottovi was himself the recipient of a scholarship to Hamilton College, where he completed his undergraduate studies.  This scholarship will be used to assist students in the university's pre-med program in hopes that it will inspire future physicians to continue Dr. Gottovi's legacy of community service.

The Benjamin R. and Edith B. Graham Scholarship was established by Frederick B. Graham in memory of his father and mother. It is awarded annually to students in marine biology and education who have graduated from an accredited southeastern North Carolina high school.  This scholarship is designed to attract and retain academically strong students who are also active in university activities.

The Jay Hensley Scholarship was established for to support students studying Marine Biology at UNCW.

The Dr. Ron and Janie Hill Honors Scholarship in Biology and Marine Biology was created by Dr. Ron Hill and his wife, Janie.  The scholarship supports students within the Department of Biology and Marine Biology who are Honors students participating in research related to marine mammals

The David G. Lindquist Scholarship in Biology was created by Donald Lindquist in honor of David G. Lindquist, professor emeritus of marine biology of UNCW. This scholarship is used to assist students majoring in biology within the College of Arts and Sciences.

The Herbert and Shirley Mintzes Memorial Award was established by Dr. Joel J. Mintzes and is named in memory of his parents.  The scholarship is intended to recognize a student in Biology.

The New Hanover-Pender Medical Society Scholarship was established by the Medical Society and friends for the purpose of providing financial assistance to a student having excelled academically and having shown a serious desire and pursuit of attending medical school.

The North Carolina Shell Club Scholarship in Malacology was created by the NC Shell Club, an organization dedicated to providing a friendly and enthusiastic forum where people of all levels of expertise, ranging from the beginner to professional, can meet and share knowledge and information about the fascinating world of shells. The scholarship will be used to assist students in conducting research or pursuing a degree in a discipline related to Malacology, the study and conservation of mollusks.

The Preyer Family Scholarship was created by Mr. Britt A Preyer, and is awarded to a student accepted into the Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, who has indicated a commitment to major in marine biology.

The UNCW Department of Biology and Marine Biology Merit Scholarship was created to assist students majoring in Biology and Marine Biology.

The Erin Valentine Scholarship was established by Jennifer Bradley in memory of her friend, Erin Valentine. This scholarship is for students majoring in Marine Biology within the College of Arts and Science.

The Ellen G. Wilson Scholarship in Marine Biology was created by Ellen Wilson and is available to students seeking a degree in Marine Biology.

 

Chemistry & Biochemistry

The Will S. DeLoach Scholarship in Chemistry was created by Dr. DeLoach, a former faculty member in the Department of Chemistry.  This scholarship will provide financial assistance for academically outstanding students majoring in chemistry.

The GlaxoSmithKline Women in Science Program was established by The Glaxo Foundation to encourage women to enter the science profession and are assigned a woman mentor from GlaxoSmithKline, Inc.

The Jack B. Levy Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Summer Research Award was created by the Chemistry Department to fund summer undergraduate research. The scholarship is being named for Jack B. Levy, retired former chair of the chemistry department, who worked for the University of North Carolina Wilmington from 1968 to 2006.

The McLemore Family Scholarship in Chemistry was established by Carolyn and David McLemore to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

The McLemore Family Summer Scholarship was established by Carolyn and David McLemore.  This scholarship is intended to assist chemistry students who are working on summer projects in the department.

The Marvin K. Moss Scholarship was created by Dr. Moss as a need-based scholarship for students majoring in the physical sciences (Physics, Mathematics, or Chemistry).

The Mary Jo and Bill Oakley Scholarship in Chemistry was created by the Oak-Bark Corporation to assist students majoring in chemistry at UNCW.

The Ernest Stephen Prevost Scholarship was created in honor of Ernest Stephen Prevost by his son.  Ernest Prevost had a long career as a consulting chemist and desired to support students majoring in Chemistry at UNCW.

The Rowe Family and R. F. Zimmerman Scholarship in Chemistry was originally created by W. Mercer Rowe and was funded by South Atlantic Services, Inc., in memory of R. F. Zimmerman, the former Senior Vice President.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Chemistry.

Communication Studies

The Craven Scholarship in Communication Studies was created by Victoria and Karl Craven to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Communication Studies.

The George Diab Scholarship in Communication Studies was created by the Diab family in honor of George Diab and in recognition of his outstanding career in and contributions to the field of television journalism and broadcasting. The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree in Communication Studies offered by the College of Arts and Sciences.

The Shirley Gilbert Farr Scholarship was created to assist single parent students majoring in Communications. 

The Brian Pearson King Memorial Scholarship was created in his memory by his parents, Billy and Linda King, and friends. This scholarship is for students intending to major in communication studies.

The Justin Thompson Communications Scholarship for Enacting Social Change was established by Mark Griffis and Dave Robertson. The purpose of this scholarship is to award students who excel in the area of communication studies.

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.

Computer Science

The Computer Science Chairs Scholarship is awarded annually at $1,000. The recipient must be a computer science major at UNCW and can be an undergraduate or graduate student. The scholarship is a merit scholarship and the recipient is selected on demonstrated academic ability.

The Construction-Imaging Systems Scholarship in Computer Science was created by the founder of Construction-Imaging Systems to assist students accepted into the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Computer Science. The award is $2,000 per year to be awarded to two students, undergraduate or graduate, at $1,000 each.

The Smith Doss Scholarship in Computer Science was established by Smith Doss and Claude Monnier to assist students majoring in Computer Science. It is a merit scholarship and the recipient must possess at least a 3.00 overall GPA and a 3.30 GPA in computer science courses. The recipient should be a rising junior or senior who has been accepted in the Department of Computer Science, with preference given to a North Carolina resident.

The Fletcher Norris Scholarship is available for students majoring in computer science. This is a merit scholarship and recipients must have an overall 3.00 GPA and at least a 3.20 GPA in computer science. Applicants must have completed 11 or more hours of core computer science beyond an introductory computer science course. Recipients must have at least one additional semester of study remaining.

Creative Writing

The Philip Furia Departmental Award in Creative Writing was created by his wife, Laurie J. Patterson, in honor of Philip, and will be used to assist students majoring in Creative Writing within the College of Arts & Sciences.

The Satu Harris Scholarship in Creative Writing was created by Jeff Ezzelle in memory of Ms. Harris, who loved the variety of life and was well known for her vibrant smile and positive attitude. She had a passion for music, photography and writing. The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Creative Writing.

The Martha Neal Lipsius Scholarship in Creative Writing was established by Ronald N. Lipsius ‘61 (AA) and ‘79 (BS), in memory of his wife. The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Creative Writing.

The North Carolina Sorosis Creative Writing Scholarship was established by the NC Sorosis Womans Club and will be used to assist students majoring in education at the Watson School of Education.

The Scott Robertson Memorial Scholarship created by friends and family of Scott Robertson. This scholarship will be used to assist incoming freshmen from Pitt County, North Carolina who share Scott’s interest and goals.

The Ashley Elizabeth Shivar Scholarship in Creative Writing was created by Jacqueline and Michael Shivar in honor of their daughter Ashley.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Creative Writing.

English

The Dr. Charles Brooks Dodson Fellowship in English was created by Dr. Charles Brooks Dodson.  The fellowship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the Department of English.

The Louise Jackson Green Scholarship was established by Charles F. Green III in order to assist UNCW students majoring in English.

The Gerald S. Rosselot Scholarship in English was created by Mrs. Nancy Rosselot in memory of her husband. Dr. Rosselot.  Dr. Rosselot came to Wilmington College in 1959 and retired as Associate Professor Emeritus in 1990. Dr. Rosselot was a member of the Order of Isaac Bear and was dedicated to helping students achieve their academic and professional goals.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Department of English.

The Kathy Rugoff Scholarship in English was created by Jeffrey Eng in memory of his beloved wife.   Dr. Rugoff had a distinguished 24-year career (spanning from 1987 to 2011) as a dedicated teacher and scholar in the Department of English.  Her interdisciplinary approach to her work was fueled by her passion for literature, music, art and photography.  This scholarship is made possible through contributions from friends and family who recognize the importance of education and interdisciplinary skills.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the UNCW Department of English.

The Anne Green Saus Scholarship was established by Anne Green Saus in honor of her nephew, Charles F. Green, III.  This scholarship will support a student who has formally declared a major in English with a concentration in Literature and Language.

The Sally Sullivan Award in English was created by Sally Sullivan, a long-time English professor at UNCW, now retired, who began her academic career as a young single mother of two in 1966.  The scholarship is intended to assist students in the Department of English at UNCW by providing funds not otherwise available through scholarship or other similar sources for the purchase of books and/ or for the payment of fees.

The Michael Wentworth Student Enrichment Travel Endowment was established by Charles F. Green, III. in honor of Professor Wentworth, a highly dedicated professor of English, possessed with imagination, creativity, humor, and enormous teaching skills.  This fund will be used to sponsor students in literary tours of certain regions of America, the United Kingdom or such other countries as are deemed to be rich in literature.

The Wilmington Coca-Cola Scholarship Fund was created by Wilmington Coca-Cola Bottling Works to support UNCW students majoring in one of the humanities.

Environmental Studies

The Christian-Johns Family Scholarship in Environment Studies was created by Gregory Johns and his wife Terry Christian. The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Environmental Studies.

Foreign Languages & Literature

The Helena Riker Cheek Memorial Scholarship was created by Mary Dixon Bellamy in 1983 in memory of Helena Cheek.  The scholarship will assist students pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Foreign Language and Literature.

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures Academic Scholarship was created by the faculty and staff of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures to support students studying a foreign language at UNCW. 

The Lapaire-Stites French Studies Scholarship was created by Dr. Pierre J. Lapaire and Mrs. Inge Stites to honor the 70 plus years of combined service to UNCW of Mr. Kenneth Stites, former assistant professor of French, Mrs. Inge Stites, former lecturer of French and German, and Dr. PJ Lapaire, professor of French. The scholarship will be used to support a student majoring in French.

The Wilmington Coca-Cola Scholarship Fund was created by Wilmington Coca-Cola Bottling Works to support UNCW students majoring in one of the humanities.

Geography & Geology

The Geography Scholarship Fund was established by members of the faculty of the Department of Geography and Geology to assist students majoring in geography.

The Victor Zullo Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Zullo by his family to support a student in the Department of Geology.

History

The Dr. Andrew Clark Memorial Scholarship in History was established by the UNCW Department of History in memory of Dr. Clark, who taught African History at UNCW from 1990 until his untimely death in 2010. Dr. Clark earned his B.A. at Columbia and his Ph.D. at Michigan State, was a veteran of the Peace Corps, and a past president of the Third World Studies Association. He was committed to an undergraduate education that challenged students and inspired them to think globally. The faculty of the History Department created this scholarship out of profound respect for Dr. Clark’s dedication to teaching and love of learning.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Department of History at UNCW.

The Hurston and Mora Scholarship in History was created in honor of two scholars who made significant contributions to American society and culture, Zora Neale Hurston and Magdalena Mora. The scholarship is intended to assist History students at UNCW who are first generation college students.

The Anna T. Kniffen Memorial Scholarship was established by Ernest T. Kniffen in memory of his mother. The scholarship will assist a student who has been accepted into either the Department of History or the Department of Geography and Geology.

The Jack and Carol Mills Scholarship in History was created by Mr. and Mrs. Mills in appreciation of the university’s service to the region and in honor of their son-in-law Dr. David La Vere, who is on the faculty of the Department of History. The scholarship will assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Department of History.

The James E. L. Wade Scholarship was created with a bequest received from Mr. Wade, former mayor and community activist in Wilmington; he served on the Wilmington City Council from 1945-1963.  The scholarship may be used to recruit and retain academically strong students majoring in History or Political Science Departments.

The Wilmington Coca-Cola Scholarship Fund was created by Wilmington Coca-Cola Bottling Works to support UNCW students majoring in one of the humanities.

Mathematics and Statistics

The Thad Dankel Mathematics Endowed Scholarship was created by the friends of Thad Dankel to honor his thirty years of service and commitment to UNCW and the Department of Mathematics. This scholarship will be used to support a student accepted into the College of Arts and Sciences and who has indicated a commitment to majoring in mathematics.

The EMEC, LLC Scholarship in Science and Mathematics is being created by UNCW Alumni and founders of EMEC, LLC, Dr. Barbara P. Heath and Mr. J. Anthony Heath.  EMEC is committed to helping students fulfill their educational goals and see careers in science and mathematics.  This scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree in the discipline of science or mathematics.

The Gene T. and Elizabeth J. Fales Scholarship was created by Mr. and Mrs. Fales in memory of Dr. Adrian Hurst and in honor of Dr. J. Marshall Crews and is awarded to a student who has declared a major in mathematics or pre-engineering and who has completed high school in North Carolina.

The Adrian D. Hurst Mathematics Scholarship was established by Mr. Dean Sidbury, a Wilmington College graduate who received an Associate of Arts degree in 1956.  The scholarship was created in memory of Dr. Adrian D. Hurst, an original Wilmington College faculty member who served as a teacher and mentor to Mr. Sidbury during his student days.  The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students majoring in mathematics or pre-engineering.

The Marvin K. Moss Scholarship was created by Dr. Moss as a need-based scholarship for students majoring in the physical sciences (Physics, Mathematics, or Chemistry).

The A. Carl Nelson Scholarship was created by Mr. and Mrs. A. Carl Nelson, Jr. in recognition of Mr. Nelson’s long association with UNCW and his love for teaching of statistics. It is awarded to a student majoring or minoring in statistics under the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

The Douglas D. Smith Scholarship in Mathematics and Statistics was created by Douglas D. Smith. The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

The Fred Toney, Jr. Memorial Scholarship was created by Douglas Smith in memory of Fred Toney, Jr. a former UNCW family member. This scholarship will support the Department of Mathematics and Statistics students.

Music

The Alma W. Adcock Scholarship in Music Education was created by Ms. Adcock and is to be awarded to a student with an interest in pursuing a degree in music education.

The William F. Adcock, Jr. Music Scholarship was created by Mrs. Alma Adcock in memory of her husband William, long time conductor of the UNCW/Community Orchestra and associate professor of music at UNCW. It is awarded to a student who plans to graduate from UNCW with a major in music.

The Christopher Kent Beaver Memorial Choral Music Scholarship was created by Mrs. Polly Beaver in memory of her husband who was a gifted and outstanding singer, choral director, and church musician.  His love for music translated into a love for his musical colleagues and for those who came to hear that music.  He will be remembered not only for adding to the richness of the sound of the choir but also adding to the richness of the experience for fellow choir members, both musically and personally.  The goal of this scholarship is to further the choral art by encouraging students to develop skills for a lifelong commitment to choral music.

The Cape Fear Jazz Society Scholarship in Music was established by the Cape Fear Jazz Society to foster jazz education and to support students majoring in music within the jazz program.

The Mary Ann and Spencer Everett Scholarship was created by Mary Ann and Spencer Everett, and will be used to assist students majoring within the College of Arts and Sciences.

The Patrick M. Foster Memorial Scholarship in Music was created by Crystal Foster Reaume and Ken Reaume in memory of Patrick M. Foster, whose love of music was apparent to all that knew him. 

The Henriksen Scholarship in Music was created by Aggie Henriksen in order to support students within the Department of Music.

The Mary T. Newman Scholarship in Music was created by Diane Sullivan, in honor of her mother’s love of music, which was the background theme to her life and her conviction that the power of music could enrich one’s life.  The scholarship will be used to assist students interested in pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Music.

The Scott Robertson Memorial Scholarship was created by friends and family of Scott Robertson and is available for an incoming freshman student from Pitt County, North Carolina who has demonstrated an interest in creative writing or music.

The Johanna Howerton Rehder Scholarship in Voice was established by Henry B. Rehder Sr. in honor and memory of his granddaughter Johanna Howerton Rehder, a UNCW student who died in her freshman year of study. This scholarship will be used to support a student studying in the Department of Music in Voice.

The UNCW Department of Music Artistic Talent Scholarship was created by the Department of Music to recruit and retain talented students for the music department’s performance groups in order to maintain a balanced student population for various musical endeavors, such as large ensembles, chamber music, and accompanying, among others.

Philosophy & Religion

The Dr. Sankey L. Blanton Scholarship was established in the Philosophy and Religion Department by Sankey L. Blanton III. This scholarship is given to a non-traditional student in the department based on financial need, academic merit, leadership, and character.

The Charles R. Long Memorial Scholarship was established by Charles R. Long, an alumnus- class of 1977.  This scholarship will provide support to students majoring on Accountancy, or Philosophy and Religion.

The Dr. James Megivern Philosophy and Religion Scholarship was created by Philosophy and Religion faculty members to help assist students at UNCW.

The Carol L. Thysell Scholarship was established by the Department of Philosophy & Religion in memory of Dr. Thysell, a highly respected faculty member of the Department of Philosophy and Religion whose research focused on women and religion in the early modern period. This scholarship will be used to assist students majoring in Philosophy & Religion within the College of Arts & Sciences.

The Wilmington Coca-Cola Scholarship Fund was created by Wilmington Coca-Cola Bottling Works to support UNCW students majoring in one of the humanities.

Physics & Physical Oceanography

The Marvin K. Moss Scholarship was created by Dr. Moss as a need-based scholarship for students majoring in the physical sciences (Physics, Mathematics, or Chemistry).

The Earl Bernard Wilson Scholarship was established by Earl Bernard Wilson and is intended to assist a student who has declared a major in physics.

Pre-Engineering (Two-Plus-Two)

The Gene T. and Elizabeth J. Fales Scholarship was created by Mr. and Mrs. Fales in memory of Dr. Adrian Hurst and in honor of Dr. J. Marshall Crews and is awarded to a student who has declared a major in mathematics or pre-engineering and who has completed high school in North Carolina.

Psychology

Oaklawn Foundation Scholarship in Psychology was created by the Oaklawn Foundation to support at student within the Department of Psychology.

Dr. Cecil Reynolds Travel Award in Psychology created by Dr. Cecil R. Reynolds, and his spouse, Dr. Julia Hickman.  Dr. Reynolds is a 1975 alumnus, the 1984 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, and a 1998 Razor Walker Award recipient.  The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Psychology. 

The Williams/Jackson Merit Scholarship in Psychology was created by the Department of Psychology faculty and staff in honor of its founding chairs, Dr. John Taylor Williams and Dr. Lee Anderson Jackson.  The scholarship will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Psychology.

Public & International Affairs

The J. Rupert Bryan, Jr. Scholarship was created to support a UNCW student majoring in Public and International Studies.

The Marla Rice-Evans Political Science Scholarship was created by Dave Robertson, Mark Griffis and friends to honor Marla Rice-Evans for her efforts to promote academic excellence. The scholarship is intended to help students who have been accepted into the Department of Public and International Affairs with a major in political science and a minor in international affairs.

The James E. L. Wade Scholarship was established by James E.L. Wade, former Mayor and community activist in Wilmington.  Mr. Wade served on the Wilmington City Council from 1945-1963.  The scholarship will be used to assist students majoring in disciplines related to history and government.

Sociology & Criminology

The Troy Douglas Carr Memorial Scholarship was created by friends, family and fellow officers in memory of Agent Troy Carr, who received his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from UNCW in December, 1992, became an agent with the NC Alcohol Law Enforcement and was tragically killed in the line of duty in May, 1994.  The scholarship will be used to assist Criminology and Criminal Justice students.

Theatre

The Nikkita Donyal Johnson Diversity Scholarship in Theatre was created by Ms. Johnson to assist students in the Department of Theatre.

The Douglas Swink Scholarship in Theatre was established by David Swink in memory of his father, Doug, and will be used to assist students pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Theatre.

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