How to Apply

Selection for the Belk Scholars Program is competitive and extremely limited.

To apply, students must:

For priority consideration for the Belk Scholars Program:

  • Apply to the University by the Early Action deadline, November 1.
  • Submit Belk Scholars Application through NinerScholars Portal by December 15.
    • Selected students will receive an invitation to interview (in-person or virtually) via their UNCC email. Please be sure to check your UNCC email regularly.
    • There are designated interview times for the Belk Scholarship. Students must participate in one of the interview timeslots to be considered for the Scholarship
    • The selection process is rolling with final decisions on early applicants February 28, 2019

Applications received after the early application deadline are considered based upon program availability.

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