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2014-2015 Campus Based Scholarship Process

The start of the spring semester means it is scholarship application time for current students on the ECU campus!  Please note that each College opens their scholarship process each spring semester to make awards for the following academic year.  If you need information on the awards being offered or how to apply – check with the administrative office within your Department or College to determine the specific application dates and the process being used.  The ECU Alumni Association is also accepting applications for their scholarship process through the end of January.  Questions can always be directed to the Office of University Scholarships @ bryanm@ecu.edu.  Good luck with your applications!

Introduction

There are many types of scholarships available to students at East Carolina University.  Some are open to incoming freshmen and transfer students while others are reserved specifically for continuing/currently enrolled students.  Most scholarships have specific eligibility criteria which may range from something as simple as being from a specific North Carolina county to being a volunteer with a certain service group.  All scholarships are subject to the availability of funds and may not be awarded each and every year depending on current economic conditions. 

The goal of this webpage is to try and give students considering East Carolina University, as well as those students already attending the university, a picture of what scholarship opportunities are available across the various Colleges and Departments on our campus.   Greater detail and the actual applications will usually be found via the specific College or Department webpages.  Where possible, embedded links have been provided to take the viewer to the appropriate web pages.

Freshman Scholarships

Transfer Student Scholarships

General Scholarships for Incoming, Currently Enrolled and Graduate Students

Scholarships by College and Other Campus Groups

College of Allied Health Sciences

College of Business

College of Education

College of Fine Arts and Communication

College of Health and Human Performance

College of Human Ecology

College of Nursing

College of Engineering and Technology

East Carolina Alumni Association

ECU Retired Faculty Association

Office of Student Financial Aid

Thomas Harriott College of Arts and Science

Division of Student Affairs

ECU Staff Senate

Graduate School

Brody School of Medicine

School of Dental Medicine

Freshmen Only Scholarships

Scholarships listed in this section are awarded only to entering freshmen who begin their initial enrollment at ECU during the Fall semester.  Currently enrolled students are not eligible for these scholarships.

EC Scholars East Carolina University’s most prestigious scholarship program.  Four-year merit scholarship @ $10,000/year and a $5,000 study abroad stipend connected to student’s academic interest.  Invitations to apply are sent to eligible students by the Honors College each fall.

Honor College Scholarships – Merit based scholarship valued at the level of in-state tuition for up to four years.  Invitations to apply are sent to eligible students by the Honors College each fall.

Business Scholars – Annual scholarship of $3,000 for up to four years.  Guaranteed space in East Carolina’s nationally ranked MBA or MSA programs to Honors College students pursuing a major in the College of Business.  Application for this scholarship is included within the Honors College Scholarship process.

Music Scholars  Annual scholarship of $3,000 for up to four years.  Application for this scholarship is included within the Honors College Scholarship process.

Early Assurance Programs – While not specifically scholarships, these programs guarantee placement in health sciences programs (medicine, physical therapy, nursing, occupational therapy and audiology) before the students earn their undergraduate degree.  Application for the early assurance seats is part of the Honors College application process.

Additional information about the four scholarships/programs listed above can be found by visiting the Honors College webpage or by calling 252.328.6373.

Access Scholars – The Access Scholarship is an award of $5,000 per academic year and is renewable up to 8 semesters provided the student maintains eligibility. Access Scholarships are available to North Carolina residents who are full-time students at East Carolina University who demonstrate a combination of financial need, academic excellence, and community leadership. Eligible students will be invited to apply based on their demonstrated financial need upon completing their FAFSA application.

Passage Scholarships – Merit based scholarship.  Non-renewable.  Eligible students will automatically receive notice of award based on information within their Admissions application.

Maynard ScholarsFour year, $20,000 scholarship available for outstanding high school seniors each year by the College of Education.  Selected students will be expected to teach in a public, charter or government schools for four years in one of the following counties:   Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chatham, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Gates, Granville, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Orange, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Person, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Tyrell, Vance, Wake, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wilson. For more information, visit the College of Education website.

Walter and Marie Williams Leadership Awards Program – Leadership development program.  Carries a one year award of $1,000 along with extensive leadership training and 1 hour of credit for participating.  Applicants must reside in one of the following counties:  Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Tyrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson.  Please click here for the online application.

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Transfer Student Scholarships

Scholarships listed in this section are awarded only to entering transfer students who begin their initial enrollment at ECU during the Fall semester.  Currently enrolled students are not eligible for these scholarships.  The application process opens in January and is posted on the Admissions website with Transfer Student Information.


ECU Transfer Student Scholarship Merit based scholarship.  Non-renewable.  Funds established as a credit with the campus student store for books, supplies and other eligible educational costs.  


Passage Scholarships Merit based scholarship.  Non-renewable.  

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Other Freshman, Transfer, Graduate or Current Student Scholarships

These scholarships are general in nature and award decisions are made based on information received through the Admissions process or via information supplied to the Office of Financial Aid.  In most instances, no additional application is required to be considered for these awards. 

Award of each scholarship is dependent upon the current economic conditions and the financial position of the endowment that established the award.  The number of and amount of each annual award is subject to change based on funding availability.

Scholarships Available to Incoming Freshman or Current Students (Awarded by Enrollment Services Office of University Scholarship Committee)

Single Parent Scholarship Endowment -  This scholarship is awarded to either an incoming freshman or current student that is a single parent responsible for rearing one or more children.  Minimum projected or actual GPA of 2.5 required along with demonstrated financial need, evidence of dedication to earning a four-year degree and enrollment in at least 9 hours of study per semester.

Chall Ralph Little Scholarship -   This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman or current student based on scholarship, citizenship and financial need.

Alva Sawyer & Lee G. Williams Memorial Scholarship – This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman or current student based on the following in order of priority:  recipient must be working on campus or in University related employment for a minimum average of ten (10) hours per week, must show academic merit with at least a 2.5 GPA, and have demonstrated financial need.

Myrtle Brendle Little Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman or current student based on scholarship, citizenship and financial need.

Robert M. Boudreaux Scholarship – This scholarship may be awarded to either an incoming freshman or current student based on demonstrated financial need and academic merit as evidenced by a projected 2.5 GPA for an incoming student or a current 2.5 GPA for an existing student.

L.D. & Rose Hunnings Scholarship - This scholarship may be awarded to either an incoming freshman or current student based on demonstrated financial need and academic merit as evidenced by a projected 3.0 GPA for an incoming student or a current 3.0 GPA for an existing student.

Scholarships Available Freshman Only (Awarded by Enrollment Services- Office of University Scholarship Committee) 

Adam Geer Family Scholarship – This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0 and demonstrated financial need.  Preference will be given to a student whose family has more than one child currently enrolled at least half time in a college, university or community college.

Carolyn M. Cuddy Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to a full time incoming freshman based on academic merit with a projected 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need.

Ella D. Broughton Memorial Scholarship – This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman from Pamlico County with a projected GPA of 3.0, demonstrated desire for a college education, demonstrated financial need,  and evidence of good citizenship.

Ballard S. and Genevieve H. Gay Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0 with preference given to graduation from a high school in Northampton County.  If there is not an eligible Northamption student, preference (in order) will be given to students from Halifax, Bertie, Hertford or Wayne county graduates.

Robert H. Maier Memorial Scholarship - – This scholarship will be awarded to incoming freshman with demonstrated financial need.

Wayland H. Cato Endowed Scholarship – This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with demonstrated financial need.  Preference will be given to students who show evidence of demonstrated commitment to a strong work ethic through meaningful work experience in the public or private sector and a commitment to volunteerism through performing meaningful community service without compensation.  This scholarship may be renewed.

The Magnolia Belles Scholarship – This scholarship will be awarded to a female from eastern North Carolina with a minimum intended GPA of 3.0 and preference given to incoming freshman from Washington County, NC.

East Carolina University Foundation, Inc. Scholarship – This scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshman with demonstrated financial need, at least a 2.5 projected GPA and with preference given to students that are graduates of Pamlico High School, East Carteret High School or Ocracoke High School.

Thomas Earl Bolick Scholarship – This scholarship will be awarded to an incoming student is a graduate of Millbrook High School with a projected GPA within the range of 2.5 – 3.5.  May be renewed in subsequent years.

University Book Exchange Scholarship – This scholarship will be awarded to a full time incoming freshman based on academic merit. Scholarship is renewable through the recipient’s senior year with the maintenance of a qualified academic record and a 3.0 overall GPA.

Samantha and James Henry Newton Brendle Memorial Scholarship – This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0, evidence of involvement in extracurricular activities and leadership potential.

Owen F. Carr IV Memorial Scholarship – This scholarship will be awarded to a full time incoming freshman based on academic merit and a projected 3.0 GPA. 

East Carolina Bank Honors Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0, evidence of involvement in extracurricular activities and leadership potential.  Recipient must be a graduate of a high school in Beaufort, Currituck, Dare, Hyde, Pitt, Terrell or Washington counties.

David and Gail R. Englert Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0.

David E. Harris Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0.

Nehemiah and Mary Emma Hart Garris Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0 that is a graduate of a Pitt County high school.

Helen Gill Keasler Memorial Scholarship – This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 2.5 that is a graduate of Mattamuskeet High School in Hyde County.  If no candidate meets this criteria, preference can be given to a graduate of any Hyde County high school.

LuAnne Lanier Scholarship – This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a minimum 3.0 GPA in high school, demonstrated financial need,  and demonstrated involvement and commitment to school, civic and church activities and other community involvement. Recipients in alternating years will be graduates of either Lee County or Edgecombe County high schools.

Howard J. McGinnis Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0 with preference given to qualified students from Edgecombe County.

Beulah Little Mason Awards Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a minimum high school GPA of 2.8 with preference given to qualified students who attended Bath Elementary School and are graduates of Northside High School.  If no qualified student meets this requirement the scholarship may be awarded to any student that resides in Beaufort County.  This scholarship may be renewable based on maintenance of GPA standards as set forth in the endowment.

Merit-Based Academic Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0, evidence of involvement in extracurricular activities and leadership potential.

Omelia Monroe Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0.

Henry C. and Frances P. Oglesby Scholarship – This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman from eastern North Carolina with a projected GPA of 3.0, a demonstrated desire for a college education and demonstrated financial need.  Handicapped students shall receive priority.

Patient Circle of the International Order of the King’s Daughters and Sons Scholarship Fund – This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0 and demonstrated financial need.

E. Gene and Linda G. Pleasants Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0.

H. E. “Gene” Rayfield, Jr. Merit Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0.

Beulah L. Raynor Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0 and is a resident of North Carolina.

Gillie S. and Riddick Revelle Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0.

John Reynolds Scholarship Fund - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0.

Betty Brown Ridan Scholarship Fund - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0, evidence of involvement in extracurricular activities and leadership potential.

Baxter R. Ridenhour Scholarship Fund - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman from Durham and/or Orange counties and graduated from a high school in those counties with a projected GPA of 3.0, a demonstrated desire for a college education and demonstrated financial need.  Handicapped students shall receive priority

Strickland Family Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0.

Tobie and Emily Wallace Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0.

Sylvia Weeks Winchester Alumni Honors Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a minimum math/verbal SAT score of 1000, evidence of involvement in extracurricular activities and leadership potential.

Lester Ridenhour Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is award to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0 and demonstrated financial need.  Must be a graduate of a high school located in Alamance County.  Student should demonstrate a desire for a college education and good character.

JB Christenbury Memorial Merit Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0.  Student should demonstrate involvement in extracurricular activities and have demonstrated leadership potential and good character.

Timothy L. Rhoades Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0.  Student should demonstrate involvement in extracurricular activities and have demonstrated leadership potential.  Must be a North Carolina resident.

Parker Merit Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0 and demonstrated financial need.  Must be a graduate of a high school in Hertford or Northampton County.

Dennis G. "Dick" Jones Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman that is eligible for consideration as a member of the Honors College.  Student should demonstrate involvement in extracurricular activities and have demonstrated leadership capabilities.

Roberta N. Little Merit Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a projected GPA of 3.0.  Student should demonstrate involvment in extracurricular activities and have demonstrated leadership potential and good character.

Christopher R. Murphy Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with an actual unweighted GPA of 3.0 from previous semester.  Must be actively involved in school and community.  Must be a resident of one of the following Virginia cities and/or counties.  Cities:  Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Richmond or Suffolk. Counties:  Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, or Isle of Wight.  Eligible students will receive an invitation to apply.

Scholarships Available Transfer Student Only (Awarded by Enrollment Services - Office of University Scholarship Committee) 

Eugene G. Anderson Family Transfer Scholarship – This scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate transfer student with a minimum GPA of 2.8, 24 semester hours of transferable credit, and who is a North Carolina resident.

The Gravely Foundation Admissions Scholarship (COE and CHE have ones with same name) – This scholarship will be awarded to an incoming transfer student with a minimum GPA of 3.5 and 54 hours of transferrable credit.

Charles Marion Vincent and Sandra Dough Vincent Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to an incoming transfer student from Pitt Community College with a minimum 3.5 GPA, evidence of involvement in extracurricular activities and demonstrated leadership potential.

Scholarships Available to Incoming Freshman or Current Students Only (Awarded by Enrollment Services - Office of Financial Aid) 

UNC Campus Scholarship for Native AmericansScholarship – This scholarship is available to both incoming freshmen and currently enrolled students who are residents of North Carolina with demonstrated financial need and have been admitted to East Carolina (incoming student) or a minimum GPA of 2.5 (current student).  Students must have a tribal affiliation card.  Interest forms are available by contacting Jeremy Jordan in the Office of Student Financial Aid (jordanj@ecu.edu).

Scholarships Available to Current Students Only (Awarded by the Faculty Committee on Student Scholarships, Fellowships and Financial Aid)

Lilley Tucker Probey Scholarship – This scholarship is awarded to a deserving student with sophomore standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrated financial need, and evidence of good citizenship.

Andrews Scholarship – This scholarship is to be awarded to a female student with record of service and a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Eastern NC Foundation Scholarship – This scholarship is awarded to a deserving student from eastern North Carolina with demonstrated financial need and a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Chevrolet Scholarship – This scholarship is awarded to a deserving student with demonstrated financial need and a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Lillian Jenkins Scholarship – This scholarship is awarded to a student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrated financial need.

Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen, Current Students and University Employees (Awarded by the ECU StaffSenate Scholarship Selection Committee)

Children of SPA Employees Scholarship – This scholarship can be awarded to either an incoming freshman or a current student.  Must be the child (including step-children and adopted children) of a currently employed SPA employee (includes CSS employees).  Student must be pursuing their first undergraduate degree with a minimum projected GPA of 3.0 for incoming freshman or an actual GPA for current students.  Student must have demonstrated leadership potential, community involvement and extracurricular activities.  (Opening of annual application process is announced to all staff each year).

Gail Jordan Memorial Scholarship – This scholarship is established to assist full-time, non-teaching employees of the University who are taking either undergraduate or graduate level courses at East Carolina.

Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen, Current Students and Graduate Students (Awarded by the ECU Retired Faculty Association Scholarship Committee)

ECURFA Undergraduate Scholarship – This scholarship will be awarded to children of ECU faculty (active or retired) who are either incoming freshmen or currently enrolled students.  Award will be based on projected or actual collegiate AGPA of at least 3.0, evidence of extracurricular activities, and leadership potential.

ECURFA Graduate Fellowship – This fellowship is for students that have been admitted or who are currently enrolled full time in a Graduate Degree program.  Must have projected or actual GPA of at least 3.5.

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College of Allied Health Sciences

The College of Allied Health Sciences has a variety of excellent scholarship and award opportunities for students enrolled in our programs. All full time undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to look at the descriptions and apply for any and all scholarships that they qualify for. Standard practice is that scholarship applications are due during spring semester (e.g., February), with announcements of awards being made in March in time for Financial Aid to process awards for the following academic year.  Scholarship amounts and the number of awards made are subject to change annually based on current economic conditions.

All applications must be completed using an application form that is distributed to current students each January/February. Applicants must follow the guidelines on the form. The student is responsible for completing the application, obtaining all supporting documentation (transcripts, reference letters, support letters). Please read the application criteria for each scholarship carefully to ensure that you have the appropriate qualifications before you apply, and ensure that you obtain the appropriate documentation required for each specific award. Note: Each award requires specific documentation, some of which may not be included on the general application form.  More information on the scholarships and application processes can be found by visiting www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/ah/scholarship.cfm.  Questions should be directed to 252.744.6010.

SCHOLARSHIPS OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS IN THE COLLEGE OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES

College of Allied Health Sciences Patriot Scholarship - Awarded to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in any department of the College of Allied Health Sciences. The applicant must be a military member or veteran, or the spouse or child of a military member or veteran of the Armed Forces of the United States The award will be based on academic strength, leadership capability and the potential to contribute to a profession in the field of allied health sciences. 

Operation Re-entry North Carolina Research Fellowship – Students shall be awarded based on an evaluation of academic records, recommendations, experiences and other relevant criteria.  To qualify, a student must be a PhD student enrolled in ECU in good academic standing.  Financial support may include, but is not limited to, salary funding.

Berbecker Foundation Fellowship in Health Sciences - Awarded to a graduate student who has been accepted for admission or who is enrolled full-time in the ECU College of Allied Health Sciences. Criteria include a minimum 3.0 GPA as well as a demonstrated commitment to health sciences and a career in an allied health sciences field. 

Gravely Foundation Scholarship  in Allied Health Sciences – Awarded to a junior, senior or graduate student who has been accepted for admission or who is currently enrolled full-time in the College of Allied Health Sciences at East Carolina University.  The selection will be made based on academic excellence, financial need or qualities of good citizenship and dedication to their profession.

ECU Medical & Health Sciences Foundation Board Scholarship - Awarded to full time junior, senior and graduate students enrolled in the College of Allied Health Sciences, it honors recipients in good academic standing who have contributed significantly to the community. The award will be based on demonstrated financial need, and first preference will be given to a student from eastern North Carolina.

ECU Medical & Health Sciences Foundation Scholarship – Awarded to provide financial support based on academic merit.  CON, BSOM, CAHS and SODM will receive equal amounts yearly.

Pitt County Memorial Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary College of Allied Health Sciences Scholarship - Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled full-time in the College of Allied Health Sciences at East Carolina University. The award is based on academic merit and a history of volunteer service in health care. Candidates with the most extensive history of volunteer work in health care will be given priority. Candidates must also exhibit an interest in a career in a health care setting following graduation.  

College of Allied Health Sciences Alliance for Excellence Scholarship – Awarded to provide financial support to students enrolled in the College of Allied Health Sciences based on academic ability, academic major, and other criteria determined appropriate by the CAHS Honors and Awards Committee.

SGM Herman J. Kennedy Memorial Scholarship – Awarded to undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Allied Health Sciences that meet the following criteria:  Student must be an active, reserve or retired member of the U.S. Armed Forces, or the spouse or child of an active, reserve or retired member of the U.S. Armed Forces; OR a current CAHS student in the ROTC program. Student must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.75. 

CAHS Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies Scholarships

Jennifer Elizabeth "Beth" Lambeth Memorial Scholarship in Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies - Awarded to a deserving student in the Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies based on meeting the qualification and selection criteria, student nomination, and faculty approval.  Qualification Criteria:  The student must have completed one semester as a full-time graduate student in the Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies and be enrolled as a full-time student at the time of consideration. The student must be a resident of North Carolina. 
Selection Criteria:  Leadership, scholarship, exemplary character, demonstrated enthusiasm for the rehabilitation profession, dedication to helping people, involvement and service to rehabilitation organizations.

Louise O. Burevitch Scholarship in Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies - Awarded to a student or students enrolled in the Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies in the College of Allied Health Sciences at ECU who meet the following criteria: Demonstrated commitment to the addictions and rehabilitation studies program, demonstrated desire to pursue a career in addictions and rehabilitation studies in eastern North Carolina. 

CAHS Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarships

W. James & Susan T. Smith Student Scholarship – Awarded to a senior CLS major who will be entering clinical rotations the subsequent fall semester.  The award is based on financial need, academic merit, and the potential to contribute to the profession.

Stas and Brenda Humienny Scholarship – Awarded toa student enrolled in the Department of Clinical Laboratory Science.  The award is based on academic merit. 

W. Richard Bamberg Memorial Scholarship in Clinical Laboratory Science – Awardedto a student enrolled in the Department of Clinical Laboratory Science at ECU.  The recipient will be selected based on academic performance, financial need and demonstrated leadership qualities/experience, in that order.  The scholarship is to be awarded in the spring for the summer session.

CAHS Communication Sciences and Disorders Scholarships

Tanya Johnson McDowell & Riley Floyd Scholarship in Speech Pathology – Awarded to a graduate student who is pursuing a master's degree in the clinical practice of speech-language pathology at ECU. The recipient will meet certain criteria to include:  financial need, GPA, a recommendation from a member of the faculty, and a demonstrated excellence in speech-language pathology during a faculty interview. The faculty interview will be scheduled and conducted following the student's application.

Meta Downes Scholarship - Awarded to a graduate of the ECU communication sciences and disorders undergraduate program who is enrolled in the ECU on-campus graduate (MS) program for speech-language pathology. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time student and is based on financial need, merit (academic & service), or both. 

James & Carol White Speech Pathology Scholarship for Graduate Students - Awarded to one (or more) full-time ECU graduate student(s) in speech pathology. Qualifications include: US Citizenship, resident of the state of Maryland, uses the SpeechEasy, or is in the process of getting a SpeechEasy, a GPA of 3.2 or greater, and a demonstrated commitment to a career in speech-language pathology with an interest in stuttering. If there are no applicants who meet all of these criteria, the scholarship will be awarded to the student who closest meets these criteria, with the primary factor being an interest in stuttering.

Lina Edwards Wheeler Memorial Fellowship in Speech-Language Pathology – Awarded to assist deserving second-year students pursuing a master's degree in communication sciences and disorders who demonstrate leadership capacity and commitment to public service.  Students must –have a minimum of 3.5 GPA (with no grade less than a "B" for the previous year), and must submit a letter of recommendation from a member of the faculty of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. 

ECU Chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association Scholarship - Awarded to undergraduate (junior, senior) and graduate students who are members of the ECU Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA).  Criteria:  full-time NSSLHA member, leadership position in local or national NSSLHA organizations (officer, committee chair), reference letters, and academic good standing (not on probation or been in remediation). 

Robert and Mary Muzzarelli Scholarship - This award honors a second-year ECU CSDI student who has exemplified service activity to benefit the profession and the community. The student must also maintain good academic standing and show demonstrated leadership qualities and potential.  It is a component of the NSSLHA award; therefore all applicants must also meet the requirements for the NSSLHA award

Barbara Bremer Award for Recognition of Clinical Effectiveness – Awarded to encourage ECU graduate students in CSDI to assume their clinical responsibility for making a recognizable difference in the lives of their clients through the intervention process. This award honors a student who has made a difference in the life of at least one client because of knowledge, understanding, encouragement, and enthusiasm that the student has incorporated into the therapist-client relationship.  Anyone may nominate a CSDI graduate student who has completed one semester of graduate clinical work by the award submission date. In addition to the standard scholarship application packet, the applicant for this award must write a maximum 2-page essay that includes:  How s/he has made a difference in the life of a specific client; a brief summary of the clinical intervention process written by the student and signed by the student and clinical supervisor (on-or off-campus); plus, a supportive statement(s) from the client/family, written permission from the client/family to discuss the client's clinical information (i.e., assessment, intervention plan, and treatment), written permission to allow the student to be recognized for clinical effectiveness based on the client's treatment; and a supportive statement from the clinical supervisor and any statements of support from other interested parties.

CSDI Clinical Scholars Program - Full-time CSDI students enrolled in the MS program are eligible for appointment as Division of Research and Graduate Studies (DGRS) – College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS) clinical scholars.  These prestigious awards provide financial support through an annual stipend and tuition remission for up to two years. Recognizing that informed clinicians are ongoing consumers of the latest research findings in their field, DGRS-CAHS clinical scholars gain research experience beyond the typical MS degree and NC/ASHA licensure requirements.  In addition to completing coursework and clinical requirements, Clinical scholars work on research projects mentored by CSDI faculty. The expected outcome of this research experience is a master's thesis. Scholars are selected based on high academic achievement (top of entering class) and promise in scholarship and research.  The DRGS-CAHS clinical scholar awards are provided annually and can be renewed for a 2nd year based on academic progress. Recipients are not permitted to hold other jobs within or outside of the university. The DGRS under the leadership the Dean of the Graduate School, the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies, and the Dean of CAHS fund the clinical scholars program. 

CAHS Health Services and Information Management Scholarships

Peggy H. Wood Scholarship - Awarded annually to a deserving first-year HIMA student with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and who demonstrates a commitment to the health information management profession. 

Louise O. Burevitch Scholarship in Health Services Management – Awarded to provide financial support to a student or students enrolled in the Department of Health Services and Information Management who meet the following criteria:  demonstrated commitment to the health services management program, and a demonstrated desire to pursue a career in Health Services Management in eastern North Carolina.

HealthPort Scholarship in Health Information Management – Awarded to assist deserving students majoring in health information management, who meet the merit-based criteria deemed appropriate by the CAHS Scholarship Committee.  

CAHS Occupational Therapy Scholarships

Jessica King Memorial Scholarship in Occupational Therapy – Awarded to provide support for students enrolled in the Department of Occupational Therapy at East Carolina and who are pursuing occupational therapy careers in gerontology.

Louise O. Burevitch Scholarship in Occupational Therapy – Awarded to provide financial support to a student or students enrolled in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Allied Health Sciences at ECU who meet the following criteria:  demonstrated commitment to the study of and to a career in occupational therapy, and demonstrated commitment to assist in the research in older adult driving.

Freedom Scholarship in Occupational Therapy - Awarded to provide scholarship support to a student enrolled in the ECU CAHS Department of Occupational Therapy who is a military member or veteran or the spouse or child of a military member or veteran of the Armed Forces of the United States.  Eligibility may also be extended to include a student who is working with the Wounded Warrior Battalion in clinical research on traumatic brain injury with military members.  Scholarships will be awarded to students based on academic strength, demonstrated financial need, leadership capability and the potential to contribute to the profession of occupational therapy.

Ruby Grimes Memorial Scholarship in Occupational Therapy – Awarded to provide scholarship support to a student enrolled in the ECU CAHS Department of Occupational Therapy.  The scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:  must be pursuing a degree in the Department of Occupational Therapy, must be in good academic standing, and must show demonstrated leadership qualities and potential, and any other criteria determined appropriate by the College of Allied Health Scholarship Selection Committee in accordance with its established policies and procedures, which may be modified from time to time. 

CAHS Physician Assistant Studies Scholarships

Bunting Scholarship - Awarded to students in the physician assistant studies program and is based on financial need.  

Louise O. Burevitch Scholarship in Physician Assistant Studies – Awarded to provide financial support to a student or students enrolled in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies in the College of Allied Health Sciences at ECU who meet the following criteria:  demonstrated commitment to the physician assistant studies program, and a demonstrated desire to pursue a career as a physician assistant in eastern North Carolina. 

Dr. Dale Newton Scholarship – The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to a student or students enrolled in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies in the College of Allied Health Sciences at ECU, who meet the following criteria: demonstrated financial need, demonstrated desire to pursue a career as a physician assistant in eastern North Carolina, and maintenance of a GPA of 3.5 or better.

CAHS Physical Therapy Scholarships

Maydell Turner Edwards Scholarship – Eligible applicants are 2nd year DPT students with the awards granted for the fall of the 3rd year of the DPT curriculum.  Criteria:  provide community/social service, expressed interest in geriatric practice, and written narrative response to three questions listed within the application.

Lyllian Pearl Eason Scholarship - Eligible applicants are 2nd year DPT students with the awards granted for the fall of the 3rd year of the DPT curriculum.  Criteria:  provide community/social service, expressed interest in geriatric practice, and written narrative response to three questions listed within the application.

George Hamilton Scholarship in Physical Therapy - Eligible applicants are 2nd year DPT students with the awards granted for the fall of the 3rd year of the DPT curriculum.  A current grade point average of at least 3.5 in the DPT coursework is required.  Criteria:  performance in the DPT curriculum, demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in physical therapy, and written narratives in response to two questions provided in the application.

Catherine Virginia McCulley Memorial Scholarship in Physical Therapy - Eligible applicants are 2nd year DPT students with the awards granted for the fall of the 3rd year of the DPT curriculum.   Criteria:  minimum of a 3.5 graduate GPA, demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in physical therapy, and written narratives in response to the questions provided in the application.

Dale A. Huggins Scholarship – Eligible applicants are 2nd year DPT students with the awards granted for the fall of the 3rd year of the DPT curriculum.   The scholarship will be awarded to the student that best fulfills the following criteria:  originates from eastern North Carolina with secondary preferences given to a student who originates from North Carolina in general; demonstrates financial need; and plans to serve as a physical therapist or in a physical therapy-related position in eastern North Carolina.

James and Sonya Bowen Scholarship – Awarded to a student in the program that meets the followingcriteria:

  • Minimum of a 3.5 GPA,  applicants must submit a letter of recommendation from a member of the faculty of the Department of Physical Therapy, and any other criteria deemed appropriate by the Department of Physical Therapy.

Blaise Michael Youngs Scholarship – Awarded based on academic merit and financial need and may be given to a full-time or part-time student. 

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College of Business
The following scholarships are available through the College of Business.  Actual scholarship amounts may change, depending on investment results realized by the ECU Foundation. The College of Business does not guarantee that all of these scholarships will be awarded.  

The on-line application process is available each year during the month of February through the College of Business.  For more information and to apply please visit the College of Business’ web page.  Questions can also be directed to the College at 252.328.6377.


Undergraduate Scholarships:

Vantage South Bank Access Scholarship – Award is based on demonstrated financial need, demonstrated academic potential, NC resident, full time undergraduate, recipient must complete at least 20 hours of volunteer service per year through ECU’s Volunteer & Service Learning Center during term of scholarship, and applicant MUST submit completed FAFSA for 2014-2015 by 3/1/14 in order to be considered for this scholarship.

The Benton Family Access Scholarship – Award is based on demonstrated financial need, demonstrated academic potential, NC resident, full time undergraduate, recipient must complete at least 20 hours of volunteer service per year through ECU’s Volunteer & Service Learning Center during term of scholarship, and applicant MUST submit completed FAFSA for 2014-2015 by 3/1/14 in order to be considered for this scholarship.

The Copeland Family Access Scholarship – Award is based on demonstrated financial need, demonstrated academic potential, NC resident, full time undergraduate, recipient must complete at least 20 hours of volunteer service per year through ECU’s Volunteer & Service Learning Center during term of scholarship, and applicant MUST submit completed FAFSA for 2014-2015 by 3/1/14 in order to be considered for this scholarship.

CAPTRUST Bond Access Scholarship - Award is based on demonstrated financial need, demonstrated academic potential, NC resident, full time undergraduate.  Recipient must complete at least 20 hours of volunteer service per year through ECU’s Volunteer & Service Learning Center during term of scholarship, and applicant MUST submit completed FAFSA fir 2014-2015 by 3/1/14 in order to be considered for this scholarship.

The Howard and Virginia Brown Community Award – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student based on academic merit, demonstrated financial need, and demonstrated involvement in the community (campus or otherwise).

The Robert Gluckman Scholarship – Award is for a full-time undergraduate, who has demonstrated financial need and academic merit. Preference is given to a student with an interest in a career in law.

The Eakins Scholarship – Award is for an undergraduate, declared MIS or Finance Major, and demonstrated financial need.

The Chesson Scholarship – Award is for a full-time undergraduate who is and NC resident and has demonstrated academic merit. First preference is given to a student from Franklin County.

The Gourley Scholarship (in-state tuition scholarship) – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with career interest in mortgage banking, real estate, relationship lending, or related fields.  Must have demonstrated breadth of abilities and interests and demonstrated an ability to successfully manage multiple activities, including school.  Student must have demonstrated analytical ability, yet be able to think and act entrepreneurially.

Ward Accounting Scholarship – Award is for a full-time undergraduate Accounting major who has demonstrated academic merit.

The Bette and Charles McGimsey Accounting Scholarship – Award for a full-time undergraduate Accounting major who has demonstrated academic merit.

Danny R. Scott Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student that contributes to the Educational Diversity of the College of Business and exhibits academic merit, financial need, and demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in business.

Archie R. Burnette Scholarship – Award is for full-time, undergraduate student with a Finance major.  Based on academic merit and demonstrated good citizenship.

The NC PRIMA Scholarship – Award is for a full-time undergraduate Finance major, concentrating in Risk Management and Insurance.  Recipient must be a member of the RMI Society and/or Gamma Iota Sigma, have a minimum GPA of 2.5, and be at least 19 years old.

The Margery W. and R. Roy Pearce Scholarship – Award is for full-time, undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA, excellent verbal & communication skills, demonstrated financial need that is a US citizen.

Kevin & Lori Coates Shannon Scholarship in Business – Award is for full-time, undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in business.

Grady & Martha Davis Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student (rising senior) with a Management major, a concentration in Small Business & Entrepreneurship and a minimum 3.0 GPA.

The David and B.J. Fisher Business Scholarship – Award is for a full-time junior who has demonstrated academic merit.

Donald L. & Barbara Hatch Scholarship in Marketing – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student (junior or senior) Marketing major with academic merit and that is well-rounded (involved in university and community activities).

The Benny Ward Scholarship – Award is for a full-time undergraduate student who is an NC student, has demonstrated financial need, and is well-rounded (campus and/or community involvement). Preference is given to those who are working to pay for education.

The Ward/Thompson Scholarship – Award is for a full-time undergraduate student who is an NC resident, has demonstrated financial need and who has served in the U.S. military (or parents have served).

The Louis F. Craig Memorial Scholarship – Award is for a undergraduate Management major who is a U.S. citizen, has a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and has demonstrated financial need.  The recipient must be full-time student or be taking 6 hours as a non-traditional student. Preference is given for those who are veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces or have been heavily involved in community service.

Hal S. Johnson Scholarship for Business – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with a Finance major.  Based on academic merit and demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in business with an emphasis on Finance.

Raymond & Martha Jones/AMA Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with a Marketing major that is a member of AMA.  Based on academic merit and community service/university involvement.  Financial need may also be considered.

William F. West Memorial Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrated commitment to study of and career in business.

Benjamin Lane Abbott Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrated commitment to study of and career in business.

Mandy Kelly Beta Alpha Psi Scholarship - Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with an Accounting major.  Based on academic merit, membership in Beta Alpha Psi and a demonstrated commitment to study of and career in accounting.

Scott Jack Benrube Entrepreneurial & Mentorship Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with academic merit.  Preference for Small Business & Entrepreneurship Concentration and a student who has served as a mentor in some capacity.

Connally Branch Scholarship  - Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with a Finance major.  Based on academic merit and a demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in real estate.  If more than one student is eligible, preference is given to a student who is active in a student athletic organization, including varsity or intramural sports

Michael L. Bunting Business Scholarship – Award is for full-time, undergraduate student enrolled in the ECU College of Business with academic merit and a demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in business.

The George Coffman Scholarship – Award is for an undergraduate student with a Marketing major.  Based on academic achievement and financial need (this is the PRIMARY consideration).

College of Business Alumni Scholarship – Award is for a full-time undergraduate (junior standing) and based on academic merit.

Edward Jones Scholarship in Memory of Landon Blackley – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with a Finance major.  Based on academic achievement and being a well-rounded student.

The Corinne Manning Heath Scholarship – Award is for full-time, undergraduate student that is a North Carolina resident with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Hickman Family Scholarship – Award is for a full-time undergraduate student (sophomore or junior) with demonstrated financial need, a permanent residence east of Interstate 95 and a GPA > 3.0.

Independent Insurance Agents of NC Scholarship – Award is for full-time, undergraduate student with a Finance major that is a NC resident.  Based on academic merit and an interest in a career in Insurance.

Emma Morris Scholarship – Award is for a non-traditional, female student (either > 25 years old or single mother < 25 years old) with a Management major.  Must have demonstrated financial need and preference is given to a member of SAM.

The James and Christine Nance Accounting Scholarship – Award is for an undergraduate full-time Accounting major who is and NC resident and has a least a 3.0 GPA. Preference is given (in order) to residents of the following counties: 1) Scotland, 2) Bladen, 3) Columbus, 4) Harnett, and 5) Wake.

James W & Anne H. Nordan Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with demonstrated financial need and academic Merit

Latney W. Pittard Memorial Scholarship – Award is for a student with an Accounting major that is a resident of eastern NC (east of Interstate 95) or any county west of Interstate 95 where Pittard Perry and Crone maintains an office.  Based on academic merit.

Margaret C. Phthisic Memorial Scholarship - Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with financial need, academic merit and demonstrated good citizenship.

PNC Bank Scholarship – Award is for an undergraduate student enrolled full-time in the ECU College of Business with high academic achievement and is a well-rounded student who takes an active role in campus and university activities.

The Tommy and Amanda Price Scholarship – Award is for a full-time undergraduate Finance major who is a native of Eastern North Carolina and is working his/her way through college. Minimum GPA is 3.0.

The Rhodes Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with academic merit.

William H. and Lisa D. Shreve Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student that exhibits leadership qualities, financial need.  Should be a US citizen with well-established ties to eastern NC and have a demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in business.

Student Accounting Society Scholarship – Award is for an undergraduate (senior standing) Accounting major who has completed a minimum of 15 hours of accounting classes, exhibits academic merit and is a current member of the Student Accounting Society (must have been a member for a least one preceding semester).

The Schwager Scholarship – Award is for an undergraduate student, either full-time or part-time, who has demonstrated academic merit and has an interest in a career in non-profit management.

The Viaticus Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with academic merit.

MIS Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with an MIS major and academic merit.

Frank Booth Memorial Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, (third year or later) undergraduate student with an Accounting major that is a NC resident.  Must have academic merit and financial need.

Gwen Potter Scholarship – Award is for full-time, undergraduate student with academic merit and financial need.

J. Fred Hamblen Scholarship – Award is for an undergraduate student with academic merit.  Must have made an “A” in FINA 2244

Elsie L. & Silas D. Abernathy Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with academic merit and demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in business.

James L. and Ann T. Bichsel Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with a Finance major that is a NC resident.  Must have academic merit and an interest in real estate.

Pitt-Greenville Board of Realtors Scholarship – Award is for an undergraduate student with a Finance major.  Based on academic merit and financial need.  Must be active in campus and university activities and demonstrate an interest in a career in real estate.

UBE Business Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with academic merit and demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in business.

The Conley Marketing Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with a Marketing major, demonstrated financial need and academic merit.

Associated Brokers Scholarship - Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with Finance major, academic merit, and interest in real estate and financial need.

Credit Professionals International Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student that is a permanent Pitt County resident and that graduated from a Pitt County public or private high school.

First American Savings Bank Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with academic merit and demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in business.

Institute of Management Accountants – Award is for an Accounting major that has completed at least 12 semester hours of accounting courses.  Based on academic merit and a strong interest in management accounting.  Must have more than one semester remaining.

Undergraduate and/or Graduate Scholarships

The following scholarships are administered through the College of Business’ on-line departmental scholarship process.  For more information and to apply please visit the College of Business’ webpage at http://www.ecu.edu/cs-bus/scholarships.cfm.

The Michele Libman Scholarship – Award is for a full-time graduate student who has demonstrated academic merit. Preference is given to a student with a career in the medical field.

The Dixon Hughes Goodman Scholarship – Award is for a full-time Accounting major (undergraduate or student in MSA program) who contributes to the educational diversity of the College of Business. Academic merit and Financial need are considerations.

Coastal Plains Chapter of the NCACPA Scholarship – Award is for a full-time student in the MSA program that is an Accounting major with academic merit.

College of Business Alumni Book Scholarships – Award is for an undergraduate or graduate student with academic merit.  Need can be a factor.

Ernst & Young Accounting Scholarship – Award is for an Accounting major based on academic merit and is a full-time student in the MSA program.

McGladrey & Pullen Accounting Scholarship – Award is for a full-time student in the MSA program that is an Accounting major and exhibits academic merit.

NC Board of Examiners Accounting Scholarship – Award is for a full-time student in the MSA program who will complete classes and sit for the CPA exam by December 2013 with an Accounting major and with demonstrated financial need.

NC Board of Examiners Exam Coupon  - Award is for a full-time student in the MSA program who will complete classes and sit for the CPA exam by December 2013 with an Accounting major and with demonstrated financial need.

NCACPA Scholarships – Award is for full-time student in the MSA program with academic merit.

MSA Tax Scholarship – Award is for a student enrolled full-time in the MSA program pursuing a concentration in Tax.  Based on academic merit and interest in a career in public accounting.

Accounting Faculty Scholarship – Award for a graduating BSBA student with a concentration in Accounting who plans to enter ECU’s MSA program during the following academic year.  Based on academic merit, service to the university, and an interest in a career in public accounting.

James E. & Deborah L. Hooper Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate student with an  Accounting major or MSA student with at least 2 semesters of coursework remaining before graduation & plans to sit for CPA exam.  Based on academic ability, good academic standing and demonstrated financial need.  Must be NC resident and US citizen.

McGladrey Alumni Scholarship – Award is for full-time, undergraduate accounting student or student in MSA program that is an Accounting major with academic merit.

Audrey J. Smith Scholarship – Award is for a student enrolled full-time in the ECU College of Business with a least two semesters of coursework remaining before expected graduation.  May be an undergraduate or graduate student.  Should have financial need.  GPA is not a primary consideration. The recipient will exhibit a drive and determination to excel in spite of circumstances which would hinder an ordinary student.

Gary Warren Scholarship in Business - Award is for a student enrolled full-time in the ECU College of Business.  May be an undergraduate or graduate student.  Must have academic merit and demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in business.

Andrew J. Pappas Memorial Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate or graduate student with a least two semesters of coursework remaining before expected graduation.  Must have financial need.  GPA is not a primary consideration. The recipient will exhibit a drive and determination to excel in spite of circumstances which would hinder an ordinary student.

Elizabeth A. & Kenneth A. Schneider Accounting Scholarship – Award is for a graduate or undergraduate student in the BSBA accounting, BSA/MSA, or MSA program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Preference given to US citizen.  Any of the following criteria can be given consideration in the selection of recipient: financial need, demonstrated commitment to academic achievement, involvement in extracurricular activities at ECU, or a veteran or member of the US Armed Forces.

Judi Marvel Scholarship – Award is for graduate or undergraduate student in the ECU College of Business.  At the time of the award, student must have at least two semesters of coursework remaining before expected graduation.  Based on a demonstrated need for financial assistance, being a mother with one or more natural or adopted children and having a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or more.

Anna Francis & Philip A. Jukoski Memorial Scholarship – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time in the ECU College of Business.  Based on academic merit and a demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in business.

Umesh & Usha Gulati Scholarship for International Understanding – Award is for a full-time, undergraduate or graduate student with a minimum GPA 3.0 that is participating in an ECU study abroad exchange lasting at least one semester. Attendance must be in university classes in a non-traditional country (i.e. South Asia, Africa, Latin America). The scholarship may not be used for students studying in European countries. 

Bruce and Amanda Austin Scholarship for Business and Medicine – Award is for student enrolled full-time in the MD/MBA program in the ECU College of Business and based on academic merit.  

Graduate Scholarships:

The following scholarships are available through the College of Business Graduate Programs. For more information and to apply, please visit the College of Business’ Graduate Programs’ (Financial Assistance) web page at http://www.ecu.edu/cs-bus/gradfinasst.cfm. Questions can be directed to Graduate Programs at 252.328.6950.

Gold Graduate Scholarship – Award is based on merit and is awarded prior to students beginning their MBA or MSA program and is distributed for three semesters for on-campus students or four semesters for online students. A student is only eligible to apply for this scholarship at the beginning of his/her program. High GMAT scores are the most competitive for this scholarship.

Purple Graduate Scholarship – Award is based on financial need and is awarded each semester to full-time, part-time, online, on campus, new, or current students. Part-time students must be registered for at least 6 hours in their program to be eligible. The award is for one semester.

Pirate Graduate Scholarship – Award is based on academic performance and community stewardship. Current MBA and MSA students at ECU with a 4.00 GPA and 15 hours of completed graduate work in their program are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Full-time, part-time, on campus, and online students are eligible.

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College of Education

The College of Education offers more than $100,000 in scholarships every year. Scholarships range from $250 to $7,000 a year. 

Online scholarship applications are accepted between January 1 and February 15 annually. No paper applications are accepted. All applications require three reference letters by February 15. If the application does not include three reference letters, it will not be considered. We will not accept any applications after February15, no exceptions. Current ECU students are not required to turn in transcripts, but the information provided on applications such as GPA, major, number of hours, will be verified by the Office of Development and Communications. 

We hope that you take a few minutes to fill out our online scholarship application. Click here to apply. 

If you have any questions or feedback about our system, please contact Jessica Nottingham at nottinghamj@ecu.edu or Stephanie Bunn at bunns@ecu.edu or by calling 252-737-4799. 

General College of Education Scholarships

Dr. James W. Batten Research Fellow Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to upper level undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full time with a demonstrated commitment to a study of and a career in education. Award is subject to availability.

Mary Elizabeth Austin Yancey Scholarship Fund - This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student who intends or who has declared a major in the College of Education. The selection committee will award the scholarship based on academic ability (at least a 2.5 GPA), academic major, graduate of a Granville County, NC high school, demonstrated financial need as confirmed by the Office of Financial Aid, and any other criteria deemed appropriate by the Committee. If there is not a qualified candidate from Granville County, second preference will go to a student from Vance County. Award is subject to availability.

Carolyn C. Matthews Jones - Scholarship for undergraduate student enrolled full time in the College of Education.  

Don and Linda Lassiter Scholarship - The scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student. The Scholarship Selection Committee (Committee) will award the scholarship based upon the following criteria in order of priority:

First preference will be given to first-generation college students from Johnston County, North Carolina. If there are no qualified candidates from Johnston County, otherwise qualified students from eastern North Carolina can be considered for the scholarship 

Demonstrated financial need as determined by the Committee 

At least a 2.5 minimum projected or actual GPA 

The scholarship may be renewed through the recipient's senior year upon continued availability of funds and maintenance of the scholarship eligibility criteria. Award is subject to availability.

David and B.J. Fisher Scholarship - This scholarship will go to full-time incoming freshmen in the College of Education. First preference is to attract a student based on merit including academic ability, major, and any other criteria determined by the scholarship committee in accordance with its established policies and procedures, which may be modified from time to time. The award will be split evenly between the fall and spring semesters during the academic year in which it is awarded to the same student.

Eloise Faison Teacher Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to a rising junior or senior with a 2.5 GPA or higher. Recipient must have a desire to be a classroom teacher. Award is subject to availability.

Dr. Suzanne Wester, M.D. Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to a graduate student enrolled full time in the College of Education with a demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in education. First preference will be given to qualified native born female American students. If no qualified candidates who meet first preference criteria, shall then be awarded to any other qualified student. Award is subject to availability.

Katie Earle Owen Morgan Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to a full time undergraduate or full or part time graduate student who is a resident of NC pursing a degree in the College of Education with cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. A record of recent and continued community service and exemplifies qualities of an outstanding student and educator. Scholarship is subject to availability.

Laughinghouse-Leary Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student from Pitt or Craven County who is majoring in Education, with a concentration in mathematics, science, vocation or elementary studies. Award is subject to availability.

James and Virginia Tucker Scholarship - This scholarship will be award to an undergraduate student majoring in Education with a minimum 3.0 GPA. First preference will go to a Pitt County resident, second preference to an eastern North Carolina resident, and if no qualified student meets the first and second preference, the scholarship will do to a North Carolina resident. Recipient must demonstrate a commitment to the study of and to a career in education. Awarded for a full academic year. Award is subject to availability.

J. Worth Carter Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to a full time undergraduate student who is rising junior or senior in College of Education. First preference will go to students from Cumberland County, North Carolina. Second preference will go to students from Eastern North Carolina. Selection will also be based on scholarship, need and citizenship in order of priority. Award is subject to availability.

Howard B. Chapin Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time rising junior or senior majoring in education with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Award is subject to availability.

Helen Armfield Crowder Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to an upper level undergraduate student enrolled full time with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Only awarded for full academic year. Award is subject to availability.

Daisy Carson Latham Memorial Scholarship - There shall be two scholarships awarded annually (awarded during the students' final semester).  Criteria: 

  • Student must be living inside the Latham Clinical Schools Network that includes the following counties: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Carteret, Clinton City, Craven, Cumberland, Dare, Duplin, Edenton-Chowan, Edgecombe, Franklin, Gates, Granville, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash/Rocky Mount, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pitt, Roanoke Rapids, Sampson, Tyrrell, Vance, Washington, Weldon City, Wayne and Wilson 
  • Enrolled in the SECU Partnership East program. 
  • Full time or part time students majoring in Teacher Education. 
  • First preference to students with intention of teaching in North Carolina. 
  • Other criteria deemed appropriate by the college scholarship selection committee in accordance with College and University guidelines.

Dr. Betty M. Long Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to a junior, senior or graduate student enrolled full time. Academic standards of eligibility must be met. Award is subject to availability.

Dr. Charles R. Coble Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student enrolled full time in the College of Education. Award is subject to availability.

Nannie B. Morton - Awarded to incoming freshmen who are enrolled full time at ECU who intend to major in Education. Scholarship recipients must be students who graduate from an Onslow County school with a preference from Richlands High School with a 3.0 high school GPA and 2.5 University GPA at the end of the first semester. Good character, active in school and community organizations and any other criteria determined by the selection committee.  

Osmond Mitchell Endowment - This scholarship will be awarded to full-time undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in the College of Education. At least a 3.0 GPA for undergraduate scholarships and 3.5 GPA for graduate fellowships. Demonstrate commitment to the study of and to a career in Education. First preference from Craven County. Award may be renewed one time upon meeting requirements of the scholarship. Awarded for one full academic year. Award is subject to availability.

Pat and Lynn Lane Education Scholarship - This two-year scholarship will be awarded to a legal resident of the United States who is majoring in teacher education with the following criteria: Recipients must have a GPA of at least 2.5 and be:  Junior standing, must have 4 semesters of studying remaining.  First preference will be given to one traditional full time student majoring in the following high need areas:  Special Education, Middle Grades math or science, or High School math or science.  Second preference given to students majoring in music education.  This scholarship is available to those who are not receiving other significant scholarship funds such as the NC Teaching Fellows Scholarship. 

Pat and Lynn Lane Education Scholarship for SECU Partnership East Students - Recipients required to teach for at least two years in one of the following counties (Beaufort, Bertie, Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Edenton-Chowan, Edgecombe, Franklin, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Roanoke Rapids City, Weldon City, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash/Rocky Mount, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pitt, Sampson, Clinton City, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne or Wilson). For every year the recipient does not teach towards the two-year commitment, he or she must pay back the amount of scholarship money they received from this scholarship each year. Award is subject to availability.

This two-year scholarship will be awarded to a legal resident of the United States who is majoring in teacher education with the following criteria: Recipients must have a GPA of at least 2.5 and be:  Junior standing, must have 4 semesters of studying remaining.  First preference will be given to one Wells Fargo Partnership East student majoring in the following high need areas:  Special Education, Middle Grades math or science, or High School math or science.  This scholarship is available to those who are not receiving other significant scholarship funds such as the NC Teaching Fellows Scholarship. Recipients are required to teach for at least two years in one of the following counties: Beaufort, Bertie, Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Edenton-Chowan, Edgecombe, Franklin, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Roanoke Rapids City, Weldon City, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash/Rocky Mount, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pitt, Sampson, Clinton City, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne or Wilson. For every year the recipient does not teach towards the two-year commitment, he or she must pay back the amount of scholarship money they received from this scholarship each year. Award is subject to availability.

The Sylvan Learning Center of Elizabeth City/Neal and Michelle Tynch Scholarship -  This scholarship will be awarded to a full time undergraduate student in the College of Education admitted to Upper Division with at least a 3.0 GPA. The Recipient must show a demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in education and must be from one of the following counties: Gates, Perquimans, Pasquotank, Chowan, Camden, Currituck, Dare, Martin, Washington, Bertie, Hertford. Award is subject to availability.

Thomas Stuart Tripp Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to a graduate student enrolled full time in the College of Education. Academic standards of eligibility must be met. Award is subject to availability.

William B. Martin East Carolina University Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student who is majoring in special education or middle grades education and a member of the Eta Chi Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi. Award is subject to availability.

Educators Hall of Fame Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to deserving full time students from eastern North Carolina pursuing a degree in Education through the College of Education and who wish to pursue a career as an educator in North Carolina. Scholarship will be awarded to deserving students who meet the following criteria:  Incoming freshmen, at least a 3.5 high school GPA (unweighted) or other as determined by committee, demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in education.  Award is subject to availability.

State Employees Credit Union Partnership East Stipend Scholarship -  The State Employees’ Credit Union has graciously endowed the College of Education at East Carolina University with a gift to support the State Employees’ Credit Union Partnership East students. The funds provided are for the 2012-2013 academic year and will be awarded  to 15 students who demonstrate financial need. Qualified students are awarded a $1000 stipend to be used in the Senior II internship semester (fall 2013 for Elementary candidates and Spring 2014 for SPEC or Middle Grades candidates). Eligibility requirements include:  Currently enrolled State Empl;oyees’ Credit Union Partnership East Students, residence within the Latham Clinical Schools Network (Must reside within one of the following counties ):  Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Carteret, Clinton City, Craven, Cumberland, Dare, Duplin, Edenton-Chowan, Edgecombe, Franklin, Gates, Granville, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash/Rocky Mount, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pitt, Roanoke Rapids, Sampson, Tyrrell, Vance, Washington, Weldon City, Wayne and Wilson, 3.0 cumulative ECU grade point average; admitted to, and in good standing in upper division, established need as verified by the Financial Aid Office at ECU (FAFSA form on file is required), and graduation date within the 2013-2014 academic year (Dec. 2013-July 2014).

Hattie M. Strong Foundation Scholarship Fund The purpose of the fund is to provide the College of Education with two scholarships for students in their final year of an undergraduate or graduate program leading to initial licensure in education. The recipient thereof shall be determined by the Department of Education Scholarship Selection Committee and shall be in accordance with College and University guidelines. The Dean of the College of Education (Administrator) shall be responsible for administering the distributions from the Account and applying such distributions in accordance with the following: Criteria: 1. Undergraduate students who have exhibited outstanding success and enthusiasm in field experiences prior to the final year of the program or graduate students whose life experiences prior to enrollment reveal the same traits. 2. Students with demonstrated financial need. 3. Students who have achieved a minimum 3.0 GPA in the two semesters prior to their final year.

Catherine Jones Baggett Scholarship - Awarded to incoming freshmen who have been accepted for admission or who are enrolled full time at East Carolina University. Other criteria in order of priority are:

1.       Academic merit – at least a 3.0 projected or actual collegiate GPA

2.       Intended college major – Education

3.       Any other criteria determined appropriate by the Scholarship Selection Committee

The scholarship shall be awarded for one (1) academic year (two (2) semesters) and is not renewable. The Scholarship shall be canceled by the ECU Office of Student Financial Aid if the recipient fails to meet the standards previously described.

Dr. Sunday Ajose Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is available to students enrolled in the College of Education majoring in math education or students majoring in African American studies.


TEACHER EDUCATION

Alston W. Burke Scholarship -  Awarded to a full time undergraduate or graduate student pursing a degree in teacher education. First preference given to a candidate who participates in intramural sports, club sports, or intercollegiate athletics as a non-scholarship athlete and who desires to teach in the NC public schools. Second preference is for any candidate who participated or is currently involved with public school athletics and aspires to teach and coach in the NC public school system. Committee will award based on academic ability, academic major, and other criteria deemed appropriate by the Committee.

Department of Mathematics, Science, and Instructional Technology Education

Betty Abernathy Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to deserving students who meet the following criteria:  Acceptance to attend East Carolina University, academic merit - at least a 3.0 high school GPA, demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in science education.  The scholarship award shall be for one academic year (two semesters). At the discretion of the Scholarship Selection Committee, the scholarship may be renewed as long as the recipient continues to meet the eligibility requirements. Scholarship is subject to availability.

Betty Abernathy Scholarship for Undergraduate Students - This scholarship will be awarded to full time undergraduate students majoring in science or math education. First preference is for one math and one science student be selected every year.

Dr. Moses M. Sheppard Scholarship Fund - This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving full time undergraduate student majoring in math or science education. Award is subject to availability.

Floyd & Pauline Mattheis Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to an upper level undergraduate qualified student enrolled full time and majoring in science education. Must have GPA of 3.0 or higher. Award is subject to availability.

Craig W. and Ruth T. Joyner Family Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student majoring in math education, or second preference, to any education major. Also first preference is that the recipient is from northeastern North Carolina, and second preference is that the student is from North Carolina. The recipient must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and a demonstrated leadership and service outside of the classroom setting. Award is subject to availability.

Lula and Bill Whitley Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to a qualified undergraduate student enrolled full time and pursuing a teaching degree in the area of science or mathematics education. First preference given to first generation college student from eastern North Carolina with a demonstrated commitment to teaching in North Carolina. Minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Selection also based on financial need. Award is subject to availability.

Department of Business and Information Technologies Education

Audrey V. Dempsey Junior Award -  This scholarship will be awarded to a junior seeking a licensure in Business Education. Award is subject to availability.

H. Frances Daniels Scholarship -  This scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior student enrolled full time in the Business, Information and Technologies Education Department. Minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Scholarship is subject to availability.

James White Scholarship - Awarded to a student enrolled in the College of Education Department of Business and Information Technologies Education, majoring in Information Technologies. Award is subject to availability.

Kay Hall Chesson Scholarship Fund -  Awarded to a student enrolled full time in the College of Education Department of Business and Information Technologies Education. Minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. 

Lena Ellis Sophomore Award - Awarded to a sophomore seeking a licensure in Business Education. Award is subject to availability.

Marjorie Harrison Freshman Award -  Awarded to a freshman seeking a licensure in Business Education. Award is subject to availability.

Thomas Clay Williams Memorial Scholarship -  Awarded to a senior seeking a licensure in Business Education. Award is subject to availability.

Department of Counselor and Adult Education

Frank G. Fuller Fellowship - Available to a full time graduate student majoring in counselor education. Selection is based on scholarship with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and graduate average of 3.5. Award is subject to availability. 

Dr. Joseph Ciechalski Counselor Education Scholarship - Available to a part-time graduate student majoring in counselor education with a 3.0 GPA and completion of at least 12 semester hours in COAD courses.  Applicant must be currently working as an elementary, middle, high school or special ed. teacher.  Award is subject to availability.  

Russell-Smith Fellowship in Adult Education - Awarded to a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in Adult Education. Selection is based on academic ability with a minimum 3.5 grade point average.  

Department of Elementary and Middle Grades Education 

Elementary Education 

Andy Roos Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to deserving students enrolled full time and majoring in elementary education. Academic merit at least a 3.5 GPA is required. Preference given to students from Cary High School. Award is subject to availability.

Charles and Beth Ward Scholarship in Elementary Education. TThis scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student enrolled full time and majoring in elementary education. Academic standards of eligibility must be met. Scholarship is subject to availability.  

Doris N. Burnette Scholarship. Awarded to students accepted for admission or currently enrolled full time in elementary education. Selection based on scholarship and citizenship. 

Mary Lois Staton Scholarship. Awarded to upper-level undergraduate students enrolled full time and majoring in elementary education. Eligible recipients selected based upon merit, although need may be a secondary consideration. Award is subject to availability. 

Clyda Batton Memorial Scholarship. First preference is given to an outstanding graduate of Smithfield-Selma High School enrolled full time in the College of Education and majoring in elementary education. 

J. Worth Carter Scholarship. Awarded to a rising junior or senior undergraduate student from eastern North Carolina enrolled full time in either elementary education or middle grades education. First preference is to students from Cumberland County. Selection based on scholarship, need, and citizenship. 

Kara Lynn Corey Fennell Scholarship. Awarded to a rising junior or senior undergraduate student enrolled full time in elementary education.  Award amount is subject to availability.

Gravely Foundation Scholarships in Elementary Education. Awarded to a rising junior or senior undergraduate student or graduate student enrolled full time and majoring in elementary education. Selection based on academic excellence, financial need, citizenship, and dedication to the teaching profession. Award amount is subject to availability. 

Jean Garris Scholarship in Elementary Education. Awarded to a junior or senior undergraduate student enrolled full time and majoring in elementary education. 

Ellen Boone Staton Memorial Scholarship.  Awarded to a rising junior or senior full-time student in the College of Education elementary education program. Selection is based on academic ability (minimum 3.0 GPA), academic major, and financial need. Award amount is subject to availability.

Boyette/Batton Memorial Scholarship Fund - This scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled full time undergrad in the College of Education and majoring in elementary education. Minimum 3.0 GPA. First preference is given to an outstanding graduate of Smithfield-Selma High School. Second preference shall be given to a student from Johnston County. If no qualified applicants, then third preference is a high school student from eastern North Carolina. Must show a demonstrated commitment to education. Award is subject to availability.

Mona W. Jarvis Elementary Education Scholarship - Awarded to a rising junior or senior with a 3.0 GPA.  First preference given to students from Beaufort County. 

Helen Massey Harrell Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student who is enrolled full time and majoring in Elementary or Middle Grades education. Selection based on financial need, academic ability and academic major. Awarded for one full academic year. Award is subject to availability.

Sheltering Home Circle of the King's Daughters and Sons Scholarship - This scholarship will support a full-time rising Junior or Senior studying to become a teacher in grades K-6. The recipient must maintain a minimum of 2.5 GPA and be a North Carolina resident with first preference to a student from Durham, Orange, and Wake counties. The scholarship may be renewed for a second year as need exists, and provided the student continues to maintain good academic standing. This scholarship will be awarded to a student who is a member of the following: Baptist Campus Ministry, Breakthrough Campus Ministries, Campus Christian Fellowship, CRU, Collide Ministries, ECU Campus Ministry International, ECU Newman Catholic Student Center, Episcopal Campus Ministry, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, greater Works Campus Ministries, Intervarsity, Light Campus Ministry, Lutheran Student Ministries, Nation 2 Nation, Presbyterian Campus Ministry, and/or Young Life. Award is subject to availability.

Sally Ruth Hinton Klingenschmit Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled full time and majoring in elementary education or special education. Award is subject to availability.

Dr. Sara B. McCraw Endowed Scholarship Fund for Elementary Education - Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree with elementary education. Second preference for a student pursuing a Master’s of Art in teaching. Student must be in good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Other criteria determined appropriate by the Scholarship Committee in accordance with its established policies and procedures.

Middle Grades Education

James Bryant Kirkland, Jr. and Evelyn Johnson Kirkland Middle Grades Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student who has at least a 2.5 GPA and is majoring in Middle Grades Education with a concentration in language arts, math, or science. First preference will be given to qualified students from Robeson County and then from southeastern North Carolina to include the following counties in the order listed below: Robeson, Sampson, Columbus, Bladen, Pender, Brunswick, Cumberland, Duplin, Onslow, New Hanover. Award is subject to availability.

Faye Marie Creegan Scholarship - Awarded to rising seniors enrolled full time in the College of Education and preparing for certification in the teaching of social studies in the middle or secondary grades. Minimum 3.0 GPA. 

Department of Literary Studies, English and History Education 

History Education

Faye Marie Creegan Scholarship - Awarded to a rising senior enrolled full time in the College of Education and preparing for certification in the teaching of social studies in the middle or secondary grades. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Award amount is $1,000 ($500 for each of two semesters) and is subject to availability. 

Reading Education

Becky Keith Ledford Memorial Scholarship - Available to a graduate student enrolled full time or part time and majoring in reading education who is qualified to hold a teaching license in reading or equivalent. Selection based on demonstrated ability to teach through teaching or clinical internship experience. 

Kathy A. Taft Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to a non-traditional graduate student who is majoring in reading education. Must be resident of eastern NC with preference of Pitt or Lenoir County and demonstrate academic excellence, financial need, and dedication to the teaching profession. Award is subject to availability.

Gina Gaillard Locklear Scholarship - This fund shall be used to provide scholarship support to deserving rising and current full- or part-time graduate students who are pursuing a Master’s of Education degree in Reading at East Carolina University’s College of Education. Financial need in addition to merit will be considered when choosing applicants to receive this scholarship.

Department of Special Education and Foundations Research

Angel Boberg-Webb Scholarship - Awarded to a rising senior majoring in Special Education with at least a 2.5 GPA each semester who is a resident of eastern North Carolina.  The selected recipient will agree to:  be featured on the FSN-ENC webpage, including pictures; be featured in newspaper articles, including pictures; attend the annual FSN-ENC Festival of Trees preview party in December; send a thank you letter to FSN-ENC; be interviewed by FSN-ECN board members in the spring of the Scholarship year to provide feedback on the scholarship opportunity. 

Sandra Hopfengardner Warren Scholarship - Awarded to an undergraduate student from Greene County, NC pursuing a degree in special education (who has met testing requirements for Upper Division). Award based on academic ability, academic major and other criteria as determined by the selection committee. Award subject to availability. 

Burney and Judy Warren Scholarship - Awarded to rising seniors or graduate students enrolled full time and majoring in special education. Minimum GPA of 3.5 required. Selection based on demonstrated commitment to study of special education and interest in working with learning disabled children. Award is subject to availability. 

Benjamin Scott Denton Graduate Fellowship - Awarded to graduate students accepted for admission and enrolled full time in special education. Minimum GPA of 3.5 required. Selection based on scholarship and commitment to the study of special education. 

Benjamin Scott Denton Scholarship in Special Education - This scholarship will be awarded to rising junior or senior with a 3.0 GPA in the COE majoring in special education with a demonstrated interest in teaching individuals with a primary diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Recipient will complete at least one internship with the regional TEACCH (Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication Handicapped Children) Center in Greenville. Recipient will also be given opportunity to attend one professional development opportunity selected by the SPED area coordinator of training sponsored by division TEACCH or by the Autism Society of NC. In addition, the recipient, along with one faculty member in the Special Education program area, will be given the opportunity to visit GHA in Albermarle, NC for a day of professional development. These will be funded by the Denton family. Scholarship is subject to availability.

Gravely Foundation Scholarships in Special Education - Awarded to rising junior or senior undergraduate students or graduate students enrolled full time and majoring in special education. Selection based on academic excellence, financial need, citizenship, and dedication to the teaching profession. 

Jean Garris Scholarship in Special Education - Awarded to a junior or senior undergraduate student enrolled full time and majoring in Special Education. Award amount is subject to availability. 

Kallam/Moore Scholarship - Awarded to a rising senior enrolled full time in special education. Minimum GPA of 3.5 required. Selection based on demonstrated commitment to the study of special education and interest in working with exceptional children. Award amount is subject to availability. 

Dr. John T. Richards Scholarship - Awarded to a junior or senior undergraduate student enrolled full time in special education. A minimum 3.0 GPA required. Selection based on demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in special education.  

Tony R. Banks Scholarship in Special Education - Awarded to a rising junior or senior student enrolled full time and admitted to Upper Division majoring in Special Education. Scholarship will be awarded based on academic ability, academic major, demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in special education, and other criteria as determined appropriate by the selection committee. 

Teer-Mihalyi Academic Enrichment Endowed Fund - This fund shall be used to provide support for students in the College of Education who are special education majors with an interest in autism or are seeking an autism certificate. The amount and terms of each scholarship award and recipient shall be determined by the College of Education Scholarship Selection Committee. The criteria includes:  Student must be majoring in Special Education or seeking an autism certificate or license; Student must show demonstrated interest in autism; Any other criteria determined appropriate by the Committee in accordance with its established policies and procedures.

Department of Educational Leadership

Glatthorn Dissertation Award - Awarded to a graduate student who is selected as having the most outstanding dissertation in the Dept. of Educational Leadership. Annual award is subject to availability.  

Dianne and Chip Linville Doctoral Fellowship Endowment Fund - This scholarship will be awarded to a graduate student pursuing a Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership (Higher Education or K-12 concentration). Minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Award is subject to availability.

Mack and Margaret Coble Doctoral Fellowship - This scholarship will be awarded to qualified candidates enrolled in the EdD program in Educational Leadership with a focus on K-12 education. Award is subject to availability.

Ralph Brimley Enrichment Fund -This scholarship will be awarded to deserving graduate students enrolled in the Department of Educational Leadership. Selection based on potential for providing distinctive service in elementary and secondary schools and a potential to promote educational leadership in public schools. Award is subject to availability.

Smith Gardner Education Leadership Fellowship - This scholarship will be awarded to graduate student enrolled in the Department of Educational Leadership who is pursuing a career in educational administration in a North Carolina public school. First preference given to students from Chowan County and then the following: Currituck, Dare, Camden, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Washington, Tyrell, Bertie and Pitt. The Scholarship Selection Committee will award scholarship based upon academic ability (minimum 3.0 GPA), academic major, demonstrated financial need and other criteria determined appropriate by the Committee. Award is subject to availability.

Department of Library Science

Mildred Daniels Southwick Award - Awarded to a library science major enrolled full time who demonstrates a commitment to a career in reference librarianship. Recipient and award amount determined by the department and is subject to availability. 

Emily Boyce Fellowship Award - This fellowship will be awarded to a student who has outstanding potential for leadership in the recipient's community following graduation coupled with evidence of commitment to a career in library administration/management. Preferred recipient to be a non-traditional student (i.e. full-or part-time student who has returned to school after several years) and who is a member of the North Carolina Library Association. If no qualified nontraditional students, the fellowship may be awarded to traditional graduate students who meet the leadership and academic criteria listed above. Award is subject to availability.

Linda Haddock McRae Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving graduate student pursuing a Master of Library Science degree. First preference will be for a student from either Greene or Cumberland County. Award is subject to availability.

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College of Fine Arts and Communication

The College of Fine Arts and Communication offers a variety of scholarships through the School of Art and Design, the School of Communication, the School of Music and the School of Theatre and Dance.  Each school has a separate application process and more information can be found on the individual schools’ webpages.  As noted throughout this webpage, the annual awards are subject to the availability of funds and the current economic conditions.  


School of Art and Design

School of Art and Design scholarships for undergraduate students are awarded primarily on the basis of ability as reflected in the art portfolio, academic excellence, and with some scholarships, need. Most scholarships are awarded to students already in attendance in the School of Art and Design. Scholarships are contingent upon certain guidelines and the availability of funding.

www.ecu.edu/cs-cfac/soad/scholarships.cfm

School of Communication

School of Communication scholarships for undergraduate students are awarded based on ability as evidenced by a completed application, relevant work samples, an essay and a letter of recommendation.  Awards are available for incoming freshmen as well as current students.  Scholarships are contingent upon certain guidelines and the availability of funding.

www.ecu.edu/cs-cfac/comm/current/scholarships.cfm

School of Music

In the School of Music the scholarship application process runs parallel to the audition process. Scholarships are awarded based on demonstrated talent.  Students are notified of their receipt of a scholarship when accepted to the School of Music.  In order to be eligible for a scholarship, you must audition prior to March 1.

http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cfac/music/admission/scholarships.cfm

School of Theatre and Dance

School of Theatre and Dance scholarships for undergraduates are awarded based on talent, proven accomplishment to date in the School and the promise of future development.  Each applicant who is an existing student will complete an application, a cover letter, and provide evidence of cumulative grade point average.  Incoming freshmen, transfer students and new majors will need to provide contact information of at least two personal references who can speak to your work.

www.ecu.edu/cs-cfac/theatredance/Scholarship-information.cfm

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College of Health and Human Performance

The College of Health & Human Performance offers scholarships that are available to any major within the college, as well as scholarships that are specific to individual departments and majors within the College of Health & Human Performance.  Scholarships may be awarded to both undergraduate and/or graduate students as noted in the scholarship descriptions below.

Students must be seeking a degree within the College of Health & Human Performance and must remain within the academic degree for which the scholarship is awarded. Unless otherwise notes, all scholarships require that students be enrolled full-time during the terms for which the scholarship is awarded. 

Students are encouraged to explore the HHP Scholarships as well as the scholarships under the department in which their major belongs (KINE, HLTH, or RCLS). The scholarship process runs annually in January/February.

Scholarship awards are subject to funding availability based on current economic conditions.  For more information visit the College of Health and Human Performance’s webpage at www.ecu.edu/hhp/ or call 252.328.4630.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ANY MAJOR WITHIN THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE

University Book Exchange Scholarship – Awarded to full-time undergraduate.  Requires minimum 3.0 GPA and documented financial need, scholarship, citizenship and dedication.

William E. Cain Scholarship – Awarded to full-time undergraduate or graduate student.  Requires minimum 3.0 GPA.  Must demonstrate outstanding scholarship, leadership and promise for outstanding service to the profession.

Joe Pecheles Volkswagen, Inc. Scholarship - Awarded to a full-time undergraduate with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Must demonstrate academic excellence, qualities of good citizenship and dedication to the profession.

Jimmy E. Creech Endowed Graduate Fellowship – Awarded to a full-time graduate student.  Minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrated academic excellence required.

Walter and Marie Williams Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student.  Minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrated outstanding professional leadership potential required.  Extracurricular leadership at East Carolina University and in the community and financial need will be considered.

Emilie Tilley Scholarship – Awarded to full-time undergraduate or graduate student.  Minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrated academic excellence and financial need required.

Capt. Chris Cash Memorial Scholarship – Awarded to full-time undergraduate or graduate student.  Minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need required.  (For more information on this memorial visit http://reindeerdashforcash.org/)

Dave Alexander Scholarship – Awarded to full-time undergraduate or graduate student.

Abeyounis Family Scholarship - Awarded to a full time graduate student.  Minimum 3.0 PGA required and financial need may be considered.

John P. and Harriet I. Hudson Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student with junior or senior standing.  Requires minimum 3.0 GPA.

Michael Bunting Scholarship – Awarded to full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate student.  Minimum 3.0 GPA required with priority/preference given to a non-traditional student in the major.

Jane B. Waller Scholarship Fund – Awarded to full-time undergraduate student or a fill or part-time graduate student.  Requires minimum 3.0 GPA.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR KINESIOLOGY MAJORS

EXSS Memorial Scholarship (Gay Blocker) – Awarded to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student that is a declared Physical Education major and has the highest GPA in KINE classes.  Additional criteria include outstanding scholarship, leadership in the profession and promise for outstanding service to the profession.

Neil Stallings Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student that is a declared Physical Education major.  Additional criteria include outstanding scholarship, leadership in the profession and promise for outstanding service to the profession.

Catherine Virginia McCulley Memorial Endowment Fund – Awarded to a full-time graduate student that is a KINE major with Exercise Physiology option. Must have a demonstrated commitment to study and career in Exercise Physiology.  Awarded by the Human Performance Laboratory faculty.

Catherine A. Bolton Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time undergraduate (junior or senior) that is a declared Health Fitness Specialist major.  Must demonstrate outstanding scholarship, leadership, and commitment to the profession and promise for outstanding service to the profession.  Requires minimum 3.0 GPA.

G. Brantley and Barbara F. Aycock Scholarship for Physical Education Teachers – Awarded to full-time undergraduate (rising junior or senior) that is intending to coach and teach.  Requires minimum 2.5 GPA.

Ernest Schwartz Sports Management Graduate Fellowship – Awarded to a full-time graduate student that is a KINE major with Sports Management option. Requires minimum 3.25 GPA with no C’s.  Demonstrate academic excellence and dedication to sports management.

Michael Bunting Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA and documented financial need, scholarship, citizenship and a dedication to area of study.  Preference given to NC students.

Jimmie R. Grimsley Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time undergraduate that is a declared Physical Education major intending to teach and coach.  Requires minimum 2.5 GPA.

George E. Williams Memorial Scholarship – Awarded to full-time undergraduate student (junior or senior) that is a declared Physical Education or Sports Studies major intending to coach.  Requires minimum 2.5 GPA.

Merry Sandra Aycock Kennedy Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time undergraduate (junior or senior) that is a declared Physical Education major.  Requires minimum 2.5 GPA.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HEALTH EDUCATION AND PROMOTION MAJORS

Rick and Linda Barnes Scholarship – Awarded to full-time undergraduate or part-time / full-time graduate student with demonstrated educational leadership potential and involvement in the profession.  Requires minimum 2.5 GPA for undergraduate students and 3.0 GPA for graduate students.

Patricia C. Dunn Scholarship – Awarded to full-time undergraduate with involvement in the profession and evidence of volunteerism.  Requires minimum 2.5 GPA and financial justification.

Ronnie P. Barnes Scholarship – Awarded to full-time undergraduate (junior or senior) declared Athletic Training major.  Should demonstrate commitment to the study of and a career in Athletic Training.  Adherence to the ECU sports Medicine Code of Ethics.  Demonstration of leadership potential.  Requires minimum 2.5 overall GPA with 3.0 in Athletic Training courses.

Michael Bunting Scholarship – Awarded to full-time undergraduate.  Requires minimum 3.0 GPA and letter of recommendation from faculty.  Documentation of financial need, scholarship, citizenship and dedication.  Preference given to NC students.

Mollie Berry Davenport Scholarship – Awarded to full-time undergraduate or graduate student with declared major in the Department.  Must be a NC student with preference given to non-traditional students.  Must demonstrate financial need.

Athletic Training Alumni Scholarship – Awarded to full-time undergraduate with declared major in Athletic Training.  Demonstrate commitment to the study of and a career in Athletic Training.  Adherence to the ECU sports Medicine Code of Ethics.  Demonstration of leadership potential and a minimum 2.5 GPA overall with a 3.0 GPA in Athletic Training courses.

Henry VanSant Memorial Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student with a declared Major in the department.  Involvement in the community and/or the profession with demonstrated leadership potential.  Requires minimum 2.5 GPA for undergraduate majors and 3.0 GPA for graduate students. 

Trenton and Kay Davis Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time undergraduate with a declared Major in Environmental Health.  Requires minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need.

Jamie and Jonathan William Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student with a declared Major in School Health Promotion. Demonstrated leadership potential and involvement in the profession.  Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR RECREATION AND LEISURE STUDIES MAJORS

Keene Sprit of Service Award – Awarded to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student with significant service and leadership to the community.  Financial need considered.  Requires minimum 3.0 GPA.

Charles A. Vincent Memorial Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time undergraduate.  Requires letter of recommendation, transcript and resume.  Candidates will be subject to interview.  Requires minimum 3.0 GPA.

Michael Bunting Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time undergraduate.  Requires letter of recommendation from faculty and documented financial need, scholarship, citizenship and dedication to the profession.  Preference given to NC students.  Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Walter B. Cannon Graduate Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time graduate student with commitment to innovation, science and intellectual curiosity.  Requires minimum 3.0 GPA with 3.5 or higher GPA in Biofeedback courses.  Evidence of scholarly activity and professional involvement.

Peggy Pruett Cromer Scholarship – Awarded to a declared RT major with demonstrated educational leadership potential and involvement in the profession. Requires minimum 2.5 GPA.

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College of Human Ecology

There are a variety of scholarships available through the College of Human Ecology.  While some of the available scholarships are open to students in any of the units within the college; others are specific to their unit.   Each scholarship opportunity has specific criteria, application materials and important deadlines.  Additional information and links to the application packets can be found at www.ecu.edu/che/scholarships.html .  

Awards are typically made ½ Fall semester and ½ Spring semester and paid directly on the recipient’s student account with the Cashier’s Office.  Award decisions are subject to available funds and not all scholarships may be awarded in a given year depending on current economic conditions.  

GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE WITHIN THE COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

There are four scholarship opportunities that are open to students in any of the College of Human Ecology programs. They are listed below.  Selection is made upon the recommendation of the College of Human Ecology Scholarship Committee.  

Bessie McNeil Scholarship– Open to undergraduate students.  Applicants are judged based upon academic merit, financial need, citizenship, leadership and service within the College of Human Ecology, campus, and community.  Must have at least one year remaining in academic program.

University Book Exchange Scholarship - Applicants can be either an undergraduate or graduate student and are judged based upon academic merit (minimum 3.0 GPA) and financial need.  Must have at least one year remaining in academic program.

CHE Faculty Scholarship - Applicant can be either an undergraduate or graduate student.  Must have at least one year remaining in academic program. Applicants are judged based on academic merit (Freshman must have a cumulative GPA at or above 3.0 & Upper Classman must have a cumulative GPA at or above 3.5), financial need, leadership, and service within the College of Human Ecology, campus, and community. 

Bloxton-Strawn Scholarship – Applicant can be either an undergraduate or graduate student.  Must have at least one year remaining in academic program. Applicants are judged based on academic merit (cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0), financial need, leadership, and service within the College of Human Ecology, campus, and community.

The College of Human Ecology also has scholarships that are available to students in the specific College of Human Ecology program areas are listed below. 

CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY RELATIONS  (selection is made upon the recommendation of the Child Development and Family Relations Scholarship Committee)

Family and Community Services majors

Nancy Darden Scholarship for FCS Majors – Student must be in good standing with the University and demonstrates financial need.  Minimum 3.0 GPA. Students with a commitment to the field family education will be given priority.


Family and Consumer Sciences majors

Home Economics/Family Consumer Scholarship - Student must be in good standing with University.  Minimum 3.0 GPA

Congleton Scholarship - Student must be in good standing with University.  Minimum 3.0 GPA.  Students with Junior/Senior standing will be given priority.

Freeman Scholarship - Student must be in good standing with University.  Minimum 3.0 GPA.  Students with North Carolina High School diploma will be given priority.

Tyndall-Owens Scholarship - Student must be in good standing with University.  Minimum 3.0 GPA.  Students with stated interest in and commitment to the development of rural eastern North Carolina and residents of eastern North Carolina will be given priority.  Must be a North Carolina resident.

Westmoreland Myrtle Scholarship -Student must be in good standing with University.  Minimum 3.0 GPA.  Students from Washington and Iredell counties will be given priority. 

Pruitt Scholarship - Student must be in good standing with University.  Minimum 3.0 GPA.  Students with demonstrated financial need will be given priority. 

Birth through Kindergarten Education majors

Elizabeth Johnson -Student must be in good standing with University.  Minimum 3.0 GPA.  Students with demonstrated financial need will be given priority.

Nancy Darden Scholarship for B-K/CL Majors – Student must be either a birth-kindergarten major or child life major and be in good standing with the University and demonstrate financial need.  Minimum 3.0 GPA.  Students with a commitment to the field of child development will be given priority.

Child Life majors

Kittrell Scholarship - Student must be in good standing with University.  Minimum 3.0 GPA.  Students with demonstrated financial need will be given priority.

Nancy Darden Scholarship for B-K/CL Majors – Student must be either a birth-kindergarten major or child life major and be in good standing with the University and demonstrate financial need.  Minimum 3.0 GPA.  Students with a commitment to the field of child development will be given priority.

Child Development and Family Relations majors

Nash Love Scholarship –Student must be in good standing with the University’s Graduate School.  Minimum 3.0 GPA.  Students strongly committed to work with children and families will be given priority.

Marriage and Family Therapy majors

Ursich Marriage and Family Therapy – Student must be in good standing with the University’s Graduate School.  Minimum 3.0 GPA.  Students with evidence of community service and leadership potential will be given priority.


Medical Family Therapy majors

Marriage and Family Therapy Alumni – Student must be enrolled in the Medical Family Therapy doctoral program and be in good standing with the University’s Graduate School.  Minimum 3.0 GPA.  Students with demonstrated ability to communicate with families from diverse cultures / backgrounds and a commitment to the study of and a career in Medical Family Therapy program will be given priority.


CRIMINAL JUSTICE

David B. and Willa H. Stevens Scholarship – Student must be a full-time undergraduate criminal justice major.  Award will be given based on academic ability, academic major and other criteria determined appropriate by the scholarship committee.

John F. Minges III Scholarship - Selection shall be made on the basis of good citizenship and dedication to the criminal justice profession, financial needs or academic excellence.

James Bruner Scholarship Student must be a full-time undergraduate criminal justice major with a 3.0 GPA.  Student must also demonstrate financial need.

Criminal Justice Advisory Board Scholarship Student must be a full-time undergraduate criminal justice major with a 3.25 GPA.  Student must also demonstrate financial need.


HOSPITALITY LEADERSHIP
 
(selection is made upon the recommendation of the Hospitality Leadership Scholarship Committee)

Aramark Scholarship - Recipients must be a full-time undergraduate HMGT major of junior or senior standing.  Criteria is based on Academic Merit (must have a cumulative GPA at or above 3.0) and professional promise as reflected by clarity of professional goals and demonstrated leadership experience.  This scholarship is coordinated with an Aramark Internship on the ECU campus.

Bodenhamer USA Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to the junior hospitality management student with the highest gradepointaverage and carries stipend of $2000 over two years.

Donnie E. and Linda Vann Lassiter Scholarship - Recipients must be students pursuing a degree in the Hospitality Management Program and the scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • First preference will be given to students from Johnston County or eastern North Carolina
  • First generation college students will also receive first preference 
  • Demonstrated financial need as determined by the Committee
  • First preference will be given to students who have worked in the hospitality industry
  • At least a 2.5 minimum projected or actual GPA

Diversified Foods, Inc. - Recipients must be full-time undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Hospitality Management.  Preference is given to students focused on the food service industry.  Criteria are based on academic ability, academic major and other criteria determined appropriate by the Committee.

Irwin C. Roberts Scholarship - Recipients must be undergraduate students enrolled full time in the Hospitality Management Program.  Criteria are based on academic ability, academic major and other criteria determined appropriate by the Committee.

American Hotel and Lodging Association Scholarship (AH&LA) (this is not an ECU scholarship but flows through the Department) - Enrolled in at least 12 credit hours for the upcoming fall and spring semesters, or just the fall semester if graduating in December.

  • A junior or senior in a baccalaureate program (although sophomores can be nominated to receive a scholarship in their junior year) and in the case of Associate programs the nominee must have completed one full year. 
  • A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 with the exception of Conrad Hilton awards which have a minimum GPA of 2.0.
  • A U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident.

INTERIOR DESIGN & MERCHANDISING

Interior Design (selection is made upon the recommendation of the Interior Design Scholarship Committee)

Garnice Knight Ealy Scholarship - Recipients must be declared Interior Design major. Applicants will be judged upon scholarship (must have a cumulative GPA at or above 3.0), financial need, citizenship, leadership (both demonstrated and potential) and their dedication to the Interior Design profession.

Betsy Markowski Interior Design Scholarship - Recipients must be declared Interior Design major. Applicants will be judged upon scholarship (must have a cumulative GPA at or above 3.0), financial need, citizenship, leadership (both demonstrated and potential) and their dedication to the Interior Design profession.

Merchandising (selection is made upon the recommendation of the Apparel Merchandising Scholarship Committee)

MRCH Friends and Alum Scholarship - Recipients must be a declared Apparel Merchandising major. Applicants will be judged upon scholarship (must have a cumulative GPA at or above 3.0), financial need, citizenship, leadership (both demonstrated and potential) and their dedication to the Apparel Merchandising profession.

Belk Scholarship - Recipients must be declared Apparel Merchandising major. Applicants will be judged upon scholarship (must have a cumulative GPA at or above 3.0), financial need, citizenship, leadership (both demonstrated and potential) and their dedication to the Apparel Merchandising profession.

NUTRITION SCIENCE (selection is made upon the recommendation of the Nutrition Science Scholarship Committee)

Elsie Faith Seal Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to a Nutrition Science student with senior standing. Selection criteria is based on academic merit, financial need, leadership, and service within the department, campus, and community.  

Aramark Nutrition Scholarships -Scholarships provided by the Aramark Corporation are awarded to senior Nutrition Science students.  Selection criteria is based on academic merit, financial need, leadership, and service within the department, campus, and community. 

SOCIAL WORK

Peggy Myers Chandler Memorial Scholarship Fund – Student must be a declared BSW student that exemplifies good citizenship, financial need, academic excellence and dedication to the profession.

Herman G. and Marian Moeller Fellowship – Student must be a declared MSW student that exemplifies good citizenship, financial need, academic excellence and dedication to the profession.

David B. and Willa H. Stevens Scholarship - Student must be a declared BSW student that exemplifies good citizenship, financial need, academic excellence and dedication to the profession.

Stella Jean Pearman Fund – established to assist students with documented physical disability who may be experiencing barriers to completing their degree.  Need must be documented.

Lamanda Michelle Reid – Awarded to a current MSW I student pursuing a MSW degree and obtaining a gerontology certificate.

Dana Vanessa Felder Social Work Award – Awarded to a deserving BSW student (declared major) who exemplifies good citizenship, financial need, academic excellence and dedication to the social work profession.

Edward L. Garrison Award – Awarded to a deserving BSW student (declared majors) who exemplifies good citizenship, financial need, academic excellence and dedication to the social work profession. 

Elizabeth Ann Worden– Awarded to a deserving BSW student (declared majors) who exemplifies good citizenship, financial need, academic excellence and dedication to the social work profession. 

ECU School of Social Work Scholarship– Awarded to: 1 MSW-Greenville (on-campus), 1 MSW-Greenville Part-time Cohort, and 1 MSW-New Bern Cohort who exemplify good citizenship, dedication to the social work profession, financial need and academic excellence.

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College of Nursing

The College of Nursing awards over $100,000 in student scholarships every year. Scholarship criteria vary, some funds are merit-based and others are need-based. One application serves to apply for all scholarships.

Students admitted to the nursing undergraduate program may apply by submitting an Undergraduate Scholarship Application. Materials must be turned in to the Nursing Student Services office in 2150 Health Sciences Building no later than February 15. The scholarship application can be found at on the College’s website at www.nursing.ecu.edu/under_aid.htm.  

Admitted, degree-seeking nursing graduate students may apply by submitting a Graduate Scholarship Application. Materials must be submitted to Student Services, room 2150 Health Sciences Building, no later than February 15. The scholarship application can be www.nursing.ecu.edu/grad_aid.htm.

Important notes:

  • Awards will be made as scholarship credit to the student's account with the Cashier's Office. 
  • Awards are made for fall and spring semesters.  One-half of amount will be credited in the fall and the remainder will be credited in the spring. 
  • All scholarship criteria (e.g. GPA, residency, etc.) must be maintained throughout the academic year in order to receive the second installment.
  • Number of annual awards and value of each award is subject to change based on current market conditions.

Undergraduate Scholarships:

Alice Etheridge Liles Scholarship – First preference will go to students from Currituck, Greene or New Hanover Counties (in that order) and will be based on academic ability, academic major and other criteria determined appropriate by the scholarship committee. The scholarship may be given to other students if there are no qualified students from the counties listed.

American Legion Post #39 Scholarship – Awarded to an undergraduate who has  completed a minimum of one semester of nursing at East Carolina University.  Academic merit, financial need and other deemed appropriate by the scholarship committee.  Preference will be given to an eligible student who is a resident of Pitt County.

Annie Dixon Wilson Scholarship – Awarded to offer financial assistance to worthy nursing students determined by committee or recommendation of the Board of Directors of Medical & Health Sciences Foundation. Preference should go to students interested in elder care.

Carol S. Ferreira Memorial Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time; junior or senior; 1 semester at a time; students must reapply every semester to be considered again; must have completed 12 hours at East Carolina University before being considered; financial need and GPA of no lower than 2.75 (3.0 preferred); should be student who would not be able to stay in school except for a current financial situation precluding it; non-smoker; active member of a professional nursing or East Carolina University nursing association; active in community or campus/dorm service.

Catherine and Max Ray Joyner Scholarship – Awarded as a merit-based scholarship with preference given to students who are residents of Pitt County, NC.

Charlotte M. Martin Memorial Beta Nu Scholarship - Awarded to rising seniors who are members of the Beta Nu chapter of Sigma Theta Tau and exhibit leadership potential along with providing community and/or chapter service. Recipients are selected by the Beta Nu Scholarship Committee. 

College of Nursing Hall of Fame Scholarship – Awarded based on academic merit; recipient should be a full time student.

Demaree-McGinnis  Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time student with a GPA 3.0 or higher in nursing courses, senior in the School of Nursing or a nursing graduate who has completed Clinical Nursing I and Clinical Nursing Practicum I, preference will go to students involved in or plans to pursue a career in emergency or critical care nursing, two letters of recommendation required, one must be from an East Carolina University School of Nursing Faculty member.

Diana Snodgrass Olive Memorial Scholarship – Awarded to a student in good academic standing. Preference given to undergraduate students (junior or senior) based on their financial need which has requires the student work while in school. Open to both full and part-time students. If a student works 10 hours a week and one works 30 hours a week preference will be given to the student working more hours.

Dorothy Marshall Cummings Nursing Honors Scholarship – The purpose of this fund is to establish a scholarship for an honors student that is enrolled in the ECU College of Nursing.  The recipient of this scholarship will receive this award, along with the ECU Honors College Scholarship during their duration of nursing school.  The student should receive no less than $2,000 per year from this fund.  If the student should drop out of ECU, drop out of the Honors College or change their intended major away from nursing, they will no longer be eligible for this scholarship.  If there are available funds, this scholarship may be awarded to multiple recipients.

Dotty Bennett Harrell Scholarship - Awarded to a full-time undergraduate nursing student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipient is preferably from Northeast Academy Christian School in Lasker, NC, or Northampton or Halifax counties. 

ECU Medical & Health Sciences Foundation, Inc. Scholarship – Awarded based on merit.  Preference will be given to students with an interest and understanding of philanthropy.

Ethel Smith Hicks Nursing Scholarship – The recipients of this scholarship will be outstanding applicants who display a desire and love for the nursing profession.  First preference should go to students who are enrolled in the alternate entry program and are full-time.  If no full-time alternate entry applicants qualify, then the scholarship can be awarded to any enrolled full-time nursing student.  Recipients should be based on their financial need and academic merit.

Eunice Mann Garner Memorial Scholarship – Awarded in memory of Eunice Garner because of her interest in nursing as a career and the care that she received from nurses during her life. 

Eva Woosley Warren Memorial Scholarship – Awarded to a rising junior or senior enrolled full time at the College of Nursing. Selection should be based on scholarship, need, and citizenship.

Evelyn D. "Timmie" DeSimone Memorial Scholarship - Awarded to a junior, senior, or graduate student. Eligibility includes dedication to and potential in profession of nursing, academic merit, financial need, and other qualifications at the discretion of the Student Affairs Committee. 

Frances Overton Wysocki Memorial Scholarship – Awarded for s graduate or undergraduate student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrated leadership potential.

Gertrude E. Skelly Charitable Foundation Scholarship - This Foundation has provided scholarship and emergency loan funds that are available to undergraduate and graduate nursing students. Criteria are left to the discretion of the Student Affairs Committee. 

Grace Edwards Wellons and Eula Sawrey Edwards Nursing Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time student with 1st preference for eastern NC native with financial need.

Gravely Foundation Scholarship - Awarded to a full-time junior, senior, or graduate student. Selection is based upon academic excellence, financial need, qualities of citizenship and dedication to the nursing profession. 

Hal & Eldean Pierce Beta Nu Scholarship - Awarded to a member of Beta Nu that is interested in cardiac nursing

Heather Ann Purtee Memorial Scholarship – Awarded based on academic merit. Given by Jeff Charles, the “Voice of the Pirates,” and his family and friends in memory of their daughter, Heather, who was a nursing student at East Carolina University.

Hospice of Tarheel Scholarship/Fellowship – Awarded annually to a student, either graduate or undergraduate, who expresses financial need and works in hospice, or secondly is willing to consider hospice work following graduation. The student should be in good academic standing and meet certain merit criteria as deemed appropriate by the College of Nursing Student Affairs Committee. 

JA's Uniform Shop Scholarship – Awarded to a full time undergraduate enrolled in the College of Nursing, must have at least a 3.0 GPA, and a demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in nursing.

John & Lula Evans Scholarship – Awarded to full-time College of Nursing students; financial need; academic merit; any other criteria as determined by selection committee. Not automatically renewable, but recipients may reapply; if recipient withdraws during/after fall, another candidate may receive the spring disbursement, as determined by the selection committee.

Lori Rowley Perseverance Scholarship – Awarded to nursing students who have overcome enormous obstacles in their lives in order to continue their nursing education.

Louise Metts Lloyd Scholarship – Awarded to undergraduate students in the nursing program or a graduate student enrolled in the Nurse Practitioners program, preference given to the Nurse Practitioner candidate further preference will be given to candidates interested in Public Health. Preference will also be given to those Nurse Practitioners who are non-traditional students and when applicable over 40 years old.  The student should reside in the following counties in order of preference: Jones, Harnett, Craven, Pamlico, New Hanover and Onslow. If none of the following counties fit - a student from eastern NC or western VA (preference to Pulaski and Carroll counties in VA) can be selected by the committee.

Mabel Cooper Hayden Memorial Fund - This fund provides loans to nursing students who wish to pursue a career in public health nursing. It is available for an undergraduate or graduate nursing student. 

Margaurite K. and Van Calvin Fleming Scholarship – Awarded based on demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.  Preference is given to students with special interest in Pediatric Nursing.

Martha Whitehurst Tarkington Scholarship – Awarded to students who have been accepted for admission or who are currently enrolled full-time in the College of Nursing at East Carolina University. Preference given to students from Beaufort, Martin, and/or Pitt Community College who are seeking to become RN's in the University’s nursing program.  A 3.0 GPA or projected 3.0 GPA for transfer students is required.  May be renewable for 1 additional time per recipient.

Nursing General Scholarship – Awarded to a student with at least a 3.0 GPA; preference given based on financial need.

Patricia Ann Yow Memorial Scholarship - Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate nursing student chosen on academic merit. 

Patricia Womble Scholarship – Awarded to an undergraduate nursing student that has completed a minimum of one semester with a minimum GPA of 2.5.  Preference will be given to an eligible student who is a resident of NC.

PCMH Volunteer Auxiliary Nursing Scholarship – Awarded based on academic merit with preference given to students that have history volunteering in a clinical health care setting.  Those with the most extensive volunteer history should be considered first; also students must be interested in heading into a career in a clinical setting after graduation.

Perry-Oyler Scholarship - Awarded to a full-time graduate or undergraduate student carrying a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA that expresses an interest and commitment to a career in nursing. 

Rachel Klitzman Memorial Scholarship – Awarded based on academic merit to undergraduate students.  Given in memory of nursing alum Rachel Klitzman.

Robert L. Jones Nursing Scholarship – Awarded to students with financial need and a GPA of at least 3.0.  Preference will be given to pre-licensure students BSN or alternate entry MSN option students.

Ruth Glass Bunting Memorial Scholarship - Awarded to full-time undergraduate and graduate students in nursing that are NC residents, exhibit financial need, and demonstrate good citizenship. 

Taylor Foundation Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student with preference given to a student planning to practice nursing in Carteret County upon graduation or a student planning to practice nursing in Eastern NC upon graduation. Should such a student not be identified, the award need not be given for that year.

Thomas Allen Bennett Memorial Scholarship – Awarded to full-time College of Nursing students based on financial need and academic merit.  1st preference will be for qualified candidates originally from Beaufort County; 2nd preference from Pitt County.  Decisions may be based on any other criteria as determined by selection committee. Not automatically renewable, but recipients may reapply; if recipient withdraws during/after fall, another candidate may receive the spring disbursement, as determined by the selection committee.

University Book Exchange Scholarship – Awarded to a student enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.0 GPA that is committed to a career in nursing.  Decisions may be made based on any other criteria as determined by selection committee.  May be renewed 1 time.

Vickie C. and Steven E. Whitehurst Scholarship - Awarded to undergraduate nursing students with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Preference will be given to those applicants that graduated from Ayden-Grifton High School. 

Graduate Scholarships:

Alice Etheridge Liles Scholarship – First preference will go to students from Currituck, Greene or New Hanover Counties (in that order) and will be based on academic ability, academic major and other criteria determined appropriate by the scholarship committee. The scholarship may be given to other students if there are no qualified students from the counties listed.

Annie Dixon Wilson Scholarship – Awarded to offer financial assistance to worthy nursing students determined by committee or recommendation of the Board of Directors of Medical & Health Sciences Foundation. Preference should go to students interested in elder care.

Betty Berryhill Nurse Midwifery Scholarship – Awarded to a student enrolled in Nurse Midwifery Program at East Carolina University based on academic merit.

Blaise Michael Youngs Scholarship – Awarded to graduate students with preference given to students in the Midwifery Concentration and should be given based on merit and need.

Blythe Kinsland Kirkpatrick Scholarship – Awarded to provide funds to a faculty member to take students abroad for nursing scholarly activities or to award graduate students funds to study abroad.

Catherine and Max Ray Joyner Scholarship – Awarded based on merit with preference given to students who are residents of Pitt County, NC.

College of Nursing Hall of Fame Scholarship – Awarded based on academic merit.  Should be a full-time student.

Dr. Martha Alligood Doctoral Scholarship – Awarded to a doctoral student based on academic merit and financial need.  May be enrolled at any level of study including part-time.  Director of the Doctoral program should be consulted, but committee makes the final selection.

ECU Medical & Health Sciences Foundation, Inc. Scholarship – Awarded based on merit.  Preference will be given to students with an interest and understanding of philanthropy.

E. G. Barlow Scholarship – Awarded to a student enrolled full-time in the College of Nursing based on academic merit.  1st preference given to students from Warren, Halifax, Vance, Franklin, Granville, Nash, or Edgecombe counties, IN THAT ORDER.  If no otherwise qualified candidates exist, other counties may be considered and decisions based on other criteria as determined by selection committee.

Eunice Mann Garner Memorial Scholarship - Established in memory of Eunice Garner because of her interest in nursing as a career and the care that she received from nurses during her life. 

Evelyn D. "Timmie" DeSimone Memorial Scholarship - Awarded to a junior, senior, or graduate student. Eligibility includes dedication to and potential in profession of nursing, academic merit, financial need, and other qualifications at the discretion of the Student Affairs Committee. 

Frances Overton Wysocki Memorial Scholarship – Awarded to nursing student with GPA of 3.0 or higher, graduate or undergraduate, demonstrate leadership potential.

Gertrude E. Skelly Charitable Foundation Scholarship - This Foundation has provided scholarship and emergency loan funds that are available to undergraduate and graduate nursing students. 

Gravely Foundation Scholarship - Awarded to a full-time junior, senior, or graduate student. Selection is based upon academic excellence, financial need, qualities of citizenship and dedication to the nursing profession. 

Heather Ann Purtee Memorial Scholarship – Awarded based on academic merit. Given by Jeff Charles, the “Voice of the Pirates,” and his family and friends in memory of their daughter, Heather, who was a nursing student at East Carolina University.

Hospice of Tarheel Scholarship/Fellowship – Awarded annually to a student, either graduate or undergraduate, who expresses financial need and works in hospice, or secondly is willing to consider hospice work following graduation. The student should be in good academic standing and meet certain merit criteria as deemed appropriate by the College of Nursing Student Affairs Committee. 

John & Lula Evans Scholarship – Awarded to full-time College of Nursing students; financial need; academic merit; any other criteria as determined by selection committee. Not automatically renewable, but recipients may reapply; if recipient withdraws during/after fall, another candidate may receive the spring disbursement, as determined by the selection committee.

Linda Pynn Nurse Practitioner Scholarship- Awarded to a student enrolled in Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner graduate program based on academic merit.  May be enrolled at any level of study including part-time.  1st preference is for single parent working full-time.

Louise Metts Lloyd Scholarship – Awarded to undergraduate students in the nursing program or a graduate student enrolled in the Nurse Practitioners program.  Preference given to the Nurse Practitioner candidates with further preference given to candidates interested in Public Health. Preference will also be given to those Nurse Practitioners who are non-traditional students and when applicable over 40 years old.  The student should reside in the following counties in order of preference: Jones, Harnett, Craven, Pamlico, New Hanover and Onslow. If none of the following counties fit - a student from eastern NC or western VA (preference to Pulaski and Carroll counties in VA) can be selected by the committee.

Loretta Ford Scholarship - The Loretta Ford Scholarship has been established to encourage RNs in North Carolina and other states to become Nurse Practitioners. The program is open to RNs who are interested in pursuing graduate level education so they can become Nurse Practitioners. Applicants must be RNs with previous work experience in medically underserved populations in a non-metropolitan area. They must be accepted to an approved master's degree NP program in North Carolina. Financial need must be demonstrated. Priority is given to North Carolina residents and to those RNs who are active in their local and statewide professional nursing association. For additional information, please contact the North Carolina Foundation for Nursing. 

Lori Rowley Perseverance Scholarship - Awarded to nursing students who have overcome enormous obstacles in their lives in order to continue their nursing education.

Mabel Cooper Hayden Memorial Fund - This fund provides loans to nursing students who wish to pursue a career in public health nursing. It is available for an undergraduate or graduate nursing student.

Margaurite K. and Van Calvin Fleming Scholarship – Awarded to student with demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.  Preference will be given to students with special interest in Pediatric Nursing.

Norma Miller Daffin Nursing Scholarship – Awarded to a graduate student who maintains at least a 3.0 GPA and other merit based criteria as deemed appropriate by the scholarship committee.

Nursing Alumni Association Scholarship – Awarded to graduates of East Carolina University's College of Nursing who are pursuing MSN or PhD.  Alumni Advisory Board to select recipients from applications.

Nursing General Scholarship – Awarded to student with at least a 3.0 GPA.  Preference given based on financial need.

Patricia Ann Yow Memorial Scholarship - Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate nursing student chosen on academic merit. 

Perry-Oyler Scholarship - Awarded to a full-time graduate or undergraduate student carrying a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and who expresses an interest and commitment to a career in nursing. 

PCMH Volunteer Auxiliary Nursing Scholarship – Awarded based on academic merit. Preference is given to students that have history volunteering in a clinical health care setting.  Those with the most extensive volunteer history should be considered first.  Students must be interested in heading into a career in a clinical setting after graduation.

Ray & Robin Webb Corbett Nursing Scholarship – Awarded based on 1st preference being someone enrolled in Family Nurse Practitioner concentration;  next preference: student with interest in neurological field of nursing and also the study of hypertension.  Requires a minimum 3.5 GPA.  If no candidates meet above criteria; selection committee has full choice.

Roccapriore-Tschetter Fellowship – Awarded to graduate students with preference given to those whose academic concentrations are oncology and/or Nurse Practitioner. 

Ruth Glass Bunting Memorial Scholarship - Awarded to full-time undergraduate and graduate students in nursing that are NC residents.  Must exhibit financial need and demonstrate good citizenship. 

Tammy Duval Nurse Anesthesia Scholarship - The purpose of the Fund is to create a scholarship in the amount of at least $500 to be awarded to a student enrolled in the nurse anesthesia program.  The scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student based on academic merit and clinical excellence.  Only students who have completed three semesters of the nurse anesthesia program including one semester of clinical will be considered for the scholarship.

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College of Engineering and Technology

Various scholarships are available to students pursuing degrees in the College of Engineering and Technology.  Generally, most scholarships require an overall GPA of 2.5 or better, but each scholarship has different qualification requirements.  Award decisions made each spring are for funding for the next academic year.  Award amounts are subject to change according to current economic conditions.  For more information beyond what is listed below, please  at visit the College of Engineering and Technology.

General Scholarships (open to all students in the College of Engineering and Technology)

David J. Smith Leadership Award – This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student with a minimum 2.7 GPA with demonstrated leadership and service.

Keihin Carolina Systems Technology – This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student (rising junior or senior) with a minimum 2.75 GPA.  Must be majoring in one of the following:  Construction Mgmt./Technology Systems/Engineering

M.O. Beckett, Jr. Quality Scholarship – This scholarship is awarded to a full time student (rising junior or senior) with a minimum 3.00 GPA.  Must be a regular member of ASQ.


Scholarships open to all students pursuing a Construction Management degree:


Barnhill Construction Scholarship
– Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student based on academic ability, academic major, and community involvement.  First preference will be given to qualified candidates from Eastern North Carolina.
 

H.A. Butch Hardy (OldCastle) Scholarship – Awarded to a NC resident, Construction Management major annually.  Requires cover letter, application, official transcript and two evaluators' rating sheets. 

Home Builders Supply Company/ W. G. Blount Scholarship - Awarded each spring to a rising senior who is the top student in the Department of Construction Management based upon academic ability, academic major and other criteria determined by the Committee.  Given these specifications, the Department Scholarship Committee may not need an application. After review of student GPAs, should there be more than one student with same GPA, the Committee may want the students to write an essay or have some other way to differentiate who is selected.

Mark Tipton/Pitt County-Greenville Home Builders – Awarded to a rising Junior or Senior with a minimum of 3.0 overall GPA and completion of 12 semester hours in CMGT course work and demonstrated financial need.  Preference given, but not limited to, applicants expressing an interest in residential construction and residing in Pitt County. Requires cover letter, application, official transcript and two evaluators’ rating sheets. 

Professional Construction Estimators Association - Coastal Plains Chapter 8 – Awarded to a rising Junior or Senior with a minimum 2.75 GPA overall and in major and completion of 12 semester hours in CMGT course work.  Review committee may consider financial need and any other criteria determined appropriate.  Requires cover letter, application, official transcript, and two evaluators' rating sheets. 

Professional Construction Estimators Association - Triangle Area Chapter 3 – Awarded to a rising Junior or Senior with a 2.75 GPA overall and in major and completion of 12 semester hours in CMGT course work.  Based on evidence of leadership capability, outstanding character, a commitment to construction profession and financial need.  Requires cover letter, application, official transcript, and two evaluators' rating sheets. 

Rick Judson/NCHBA/National Housing Endowment Residential Construction Scholarship – Awarded to a NC resident, Construction Management major with a residential construction concentration.  Requires cover letter, application, official transcript and two evaluators' rating sheets.

Service Roofing and Sheet Metal Company – Awarded to a rising Sophomore, Junior or Senior enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.0 overall GPA and demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in construction management.  Selection committee may use any other criteria determined appropriate. Requires cover letter, application, official transcript, and two evaluators' rating sheets. 

Southern Piping Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time rising junior or a 2-semester senior based on academic ability, academic major, and community involvement. 

T. A. Loving Company – Awarded to a rising Sophomore, Junior or Senior enrolled full-time with a 3.0 overall GPA and demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in construction management.  Selection committee may use any other criteria determined appropriate.  Requires cover letter, application, official transcript, and two evaluators' rating sheets. 

Ready Mix Concrete Company Scholarship – Awarded to a rising Junior or two-semester Senior enrolled full-time with a minimum 2.5 overall GPA.  The selection shall be based on: academic ability, demonstrated commitment to the study of and career in Construction Management and any other criteria determined appropriate by the selection committee. Requires cover letter, complete application, official transcript, and two evaluators' rating sheets. 


Scholarships open to all students pursuing a Construction Management degree:

North Carolina's Electric Cooperative Electrical Engineering Endowed Scholarship Fund – Awarded to an NC resident, Engineering major. The student must be a rising junior or senior and have a 3.0 or higher GPA. First preference is given to a student with an electrical engineering concentration.  Student will have the opportunity to apply for an internship with the Cooperative.


Scholarships open to all undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a Technology Systems degree:

Kenneth L. Bing Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time undergraduate or graduate ECU student that is a Member of Beta Mu Chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau.  Decision will be based on academic achievement, service to the department of Technology Systems and involvement in campus wide service activities.  

Thomas Haigwood Memorial Fellowship Endowment – Awarded to full-time graduate student that is a member of Epsilon Pi Tau.  Decision will be based on scholastic achievement, service to the College of Engineering and Technology and involvement in campus wide service activities.

Society of Manufacturing Engineers Costal Plains Chapter 302 Scholarship- Awarded to a full time student with a minimum GPA f at least 3.0 that is a resident of North Carolina and is active in SME (optional at the discretion of the scholarship committee).  Additional selection criteria can be used at the discretion of the scholarship committee.

James P. Kohn Memorial Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time graduate student accepted or enrolled in Occupational Safety and Health. Based on academic merit: GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in Occupational Health and Safety.   Other criteria may be designated by the scholarship committee.

Grainger Scholarship Fund - Awarded to a rising junior or senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  First preference will be to a student majoring in Distribution and Logistics (IDIS). 

Universal Leaf North America, U.S., Inc. Scholarship Fund One scholarship to be awarded each academic year divided equally between the fall and spring semesters.  Awards will be given to students transferring from a NC Community College; preference will be given to students from Eastern North Carolina (approximately within a 100-mile radius from Greenville, NC).  Awards will be made to a student that is a junior or senior enrolling in the College of Technology and Computer Science.  Student must have at least a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate a potential for academic success and participate in extracurricular activities.

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East Carolina Alumni Association


The East Carolina Alumni Association annually awards scholarships to students across campus.  There are several different types of scholarships and number of scholarships and the award amounts are determined annually.  The following is a description of the scholarships handled by the East Carolina Alumni Association.  More information can be found by visiting the Alumni Association Scholarship’s webpage or by calling the Alumni Center at 252-328-6072.

Alumni Scholarships are annually awarded to students who are currently enrolled at East Carolina University as full-time* undergraduates (including freshmen) who have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students who currently receive grants and/or scholarships in excess of $6,000 per year, not including student loans, are not eligible for the Alumni Scholarship Program.  *Full-time enrollment is defined as 12 or more hours per semester.

Alumni Scholarships - Since 2005, the Alumni Scholarship program has awarded more than $225,000 to 178 students. The applications are reviewed based on the following criteria:  Demonstrated leadership, Service/Volunteerism, and a signed letter of recommendation.  

East Carolina Alumni Association Scholarships - Several scholarships awarded to students who meet the above requirements.

East Carolina Alumni Association Scholarship in memory of Yvonne Pearce '82 - One scholarship awarded to a student who meets the above requirements.

Mary Jo Outland Baugh ’55 Alumni Scholarship - One scholarship awarded to a student who meets the above requirements.

Megan Grace Lavinder Memorial Scholarship - One scholarship awarded to a student who meets the above requirements.

East Carolina Teachers College (ECTC) Scholarships - Several scholarships awarded to students who meet the above requirements with preference given to students who are descendants of East Carolina alumni. 

The Washington/Metro Alumni Scholarship - One scholarship awarded to a student who meets the above requirements and is from the DC Metro area.

The New York Metro Alumni Chapter Scholarship - One scholarship awarded to a student who meets the above requirements and is from the New York Metro area.

The Tidewater Virginia Alumni Chapter Scholarship - One scholarship awarded to a student who meets the above requirements and is from the Tidewater Virginia area.

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ECU Retired Faculty Association Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded to undergraduate students of active or retired ECU faculty with a projected or actual collegiate grade point average of at least 3.0 and demonstrate leadership potential.  Award decisions are handled by the Enrollment Service Office of the University Scholarship Committee.  Interested and eligible candidates should contact the Office of University Scholarships at (252) 328-5816.

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Office of Student Financial Aid

Phone: 252-328-6610

UNC Campus Scholarship for Native Americans Scholarship – This scholarship is available to both incoming freshmen and currently enrolled students who are residents of North Carolina with demonstrated financial need and have been admitted to East Carolina (incoming student) or a minimum GPA of 2.5 (current student).  Students must have a tribal affiliation card.  Interest forms are available by contacting Jeremy Jordan in the Office of Student Financial Aid (jordanj@ecu.edu).

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Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences

The following scholarships are available through the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences.  Actual scholarship amounts may change, depending on investment results realized by the endowments that fund each award.  The College does not guarantee that all of these scholarships will be awarded each year.  

For more information and to apply please visit the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences webpage at www.ecu.edu/artsci.  Questions can also be directed to the College at 252.328.6249.  Additional information may be posted within the individual web pages of the various departments within the College of Arts and Sciences as noted below in each section.

General Scholarships within the College (open to all students regardless of major)

Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Study Abroad Scholarship:  This scholarship will be awarded to HCAS students wishing to participate in ECU’s Study Abroad program.  Recipient must demonstrate financial need and have at least a 2.5 GPA. 

Anthropology

Grover and Jessie Rodgers Scholarship in Archaeology: Awarded to a full time undergraduate junior, senior, or graduate student admitted to the Department of Anthropology and concentrating in Archaeology.  The scholarship is not automatically renewable, however, recipients may be considered in subsequent years.

Biology – Undergraduate and Graduate Awards

Charles Bland Scholarship: The scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate students (juniors and seniors) who have been accepted for admission or who are enrolled full time in the Department of Biology. Other criteria in order of priority are: Academic merit (at least a 3.0 GPA at ECU) and demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in biology.

Detlev M. Bunger Scholarship: The scholarship will be awarded to junior or senior undergraduate biology majors who are enrolled full time in the Department of Biology. Other criteria in order of priority are: Academic merit (at least a 3.0 GPA at ECU) and demonstrated commitment to the study of and a career in aquatic science or environmental biology.  

Mary Caughey Helms Scholarship: Graduating senior biology major with the most outstanding record in scholarship and contribution to the department, the university and the community.

Outstanding Senior Scholarship: The outstanding Biology senior is selected each spring semester by the departmental scholarship committee. Selection is based on scholarship, leadership, and extracurricular activities. Students to be considered should graduate between first session summer school and spring semester. Nominations normally close in early March.

University Book Exchange Scholarship: This award is made in recognition of academic merit.  Recipients must have an overall GPA of 3.0.  Additional selection criteria include: Contributions to the department and /or university and potential to contribute to the field(s) of biology.

Martha N. Jones Scholarship: The fellowship will be awarded to graduate students who have been accepted for admission or who are enrolled full time in the Department of Biology, East Carolina University. Recipients are selected on the basis of:Academic merit and interest in and commitment to the pursuit of a career in ecology. This award shall be for one academic year (two semesters) and can be renewed one time upon maintenance of the requirements and criteria set out above.

James S. McDaniel Scholarship: Recipients are selected on the basis of: Excellence in research, ideally for work that has been recognized outside the department, by presentation at scientific meetings, or by publication in recognized professional journals; Superior academic record; receipt by the selection committee of two letters of support from persons other than those who serve on the Scholarship Committee; excellence in teaching may be considered, particularly when nominees appear to be equally qualified in other respects; and service to the university and to the scientific community may be a consideration, particularly when there is more than one deserving nominee.  NOTE: candidates for this scholarship will be nominated by faculty.  Nominated graduate students will be invited to complete an application for consideration by the Scholarship Committee.

Edward P. Ryan Scholarship in Marine Biology: Recipients are selected on the basis of:  Academic merit and interest in and commitment to the pursuit of a career in marine biology

Evelyn and Joseph Boyette Graduate Fellowship:  Offered in alternating years with Department of History.  Must be a full time student in the Department of Biology Graduate Program with academic meritand a commitment to graduate study and a career in Biology.

Garhard Kalmus: Gerhard W.Kalmuswas born in Berlin, Germany.  He received his BS from the University of California at Berkeley and his PhD from Rutgers University.  He joined the Department of Biology in 1977.  His research expertise is in embryology, with a focus on teratological changes resulting from exposure to alcohol.    He also served as Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department before becoming the Director of Graduate Studies.  In recognition of his service to the Biology Club and to undergraduates, a scholarship award for outstanding undergraduates was established in 1980. His roles as an advisor and as a director of undergraduate and graduate studies demonstrate his dedication and loyalty to the students and to the Department.  The purpose of the fund is to provide general scholarship support to students enrolled in the Department of Biology.  Awarded based upon academic ability.

Michael Bunting:  Michael Bunting is a successful business man but was also a teacher.  He was a history teacher (2 years) at New Hanover High School, Wilmington NC; Sales Representative (22 years), Southern Rubber Co.; Co-founder and Vice President, Carolina Gasket & Rubber Co; Founder and President (6 years), Rubber Mill, Inc.; Currently President Emeritus, Rubber Mill, Inc. The Scholarship is given in memory of Marguerite Glass Adams, Michael Bunting’s Aunt. The purpose of the fund is to provide general scholarship support to students who are enrolled full-time in the Department of Biology.  Awarded based upon academic ability. 

Next Step:  The scholarship is used for two purposes:  1) to facilitate recruiting an outstanding applicant for one of the Biology Department’s graduate programs; or 2) to enable a current graduate student to focus exclusively on their research and/or or capitalize on an unusual research opportunity, and in so doing enable that individual to complete an element of his/her work that could not otherwise be accomplished (i.e., taking their research to the next level).  The award is typically $5000, and must be used within a 12-month period from the time of the award. The Biology Graduate Committee awards Next Step scholarships for recruitment on the basis of the applicant’s academic record, research experience, and letters of reference.  

Scholarship for Teaching ExcellenceThis award was instigated by Dr. Claudia L Jolls to recognize outstanding teaching by a graduate student.  One graduate student receives this award each year.  The criteria used to evaluate the applicants consist of comments offered by the individual's enrolled students, and by faculty review and assessment of the individual's teaching performance and skills.


Chemistry – Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships/Awards

Donald F. Clemens Scholarship:  Awarded to an outstanding chemistry major on the basis of academic merit and future potential as a student of chemistry.

Grover Woodrow Everett Chemistry Scholarship:  Awarded to a junior or senior chemistry major on the basis of academic merit and future potential as a student of chemistry.

Dr. Keith D. Holmes Scholarship:   Awarded to a junior or senior chemistry major who is a US citizen with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and demonstrated leadership potential.

Joseph N. LeConte Memorial Scholarship:   Awarded to a full-time junior or senior chemistry, pre-medical or pre-dental who is a US citizen with a 3.0 GPA and demonstrated need.

Richard and Nancy Modlin Scholarship:  Awarded to an outstanding chemistry major and/or a sophomore intended major with the potential as a student of chemistry.  Criteria include a minimum 3.3 GPA overall and in chemistry major.

Burroughs Welcome Fellowship in Organic Chemistry:   Awarded to graduate students in the chemistry MS program who are doing thesis research in an area of organic chemistry.  Selection is made by the chemistry Graduate Committee and organic chemistry faculty.

Dr. Chai-yu Li Undergraduate Scholarship:  Awarded to anundergraduate student with a minimum 3.5 GPA and junior or senior standing studying Chemistry (graduate school or career)

Dr. Chai-yu Li Graduate Scholarship:  Awarded to a graduate student with outstanding achievement.

Mr. Franklin Kizer Scholarship:  Awarded to an undergraduate student with outstanding achievement.

Dr. Gabriel R. Cipau Scholarship:  Awarded to an undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA, must be at least a sophomore (minimum), “Potential as a student of Chemistry”.

Dr. David C. Lunney Scholarship:  Awarded to an undergraduate student with outstanding achievement.

Mr. Charles Connor Scholarship:  Awarded to an undergraduate student with junior or senior standing that exemplifies the values of the department and is a full time student.

Lamb Scholarship:  Awarded to an undergraduate student with outstanding achievement.

Economics

ECON Outstanding Achievement Scholarship:  Merit Based Award to a rising senior Economics major.  Covers tuitions & fees (based on NC residency rates) for the fall & spring semesters of the senior year.  Must be a full time student.  Does not require an application.

ECON Advancement Council Scholarship:  Awarded to a rising senior Economics major, based on need.  FAFSA required.  Student must have at least a 2.0 GPA and be a full time student.  Covers tuition & fees (based on NC residency rates) for the fall & spring semesters of the senior year.  Requires an application.

English – Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships

The Charles and Patricia Moore Scholarship in English:  Awards in-state tuition and fees to one sophomore, junior, or senior English major who has both demonstrated financial need and has a GPA of 3.0 or better. Applicants need not be in-state students but must have completed 36 hours at ECU by the end of the fall semester.

University Book Exchange Scholarship:  Awarded to a junior English major with a GPA of at least 3.5 who has completed at least 36 hours at ECU by the end of the fall semester, and who exhibits potential in the field of English.

The Russell Christman Memorial Scholarship:  This scholarship is named for Russell Christman, an English Department instructor who was killed in a car accident in 1976. The scholarship was established by his parents, and is given to the junior English major who most typifies Russ' spirit vivacious, caring, energetic, and involved in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Academic merit is a factor in choosing the recipient, but character is given greater weight.

Gravely Foundation Scholarship in English:  Annual award for the full-time junior attending East Carolina University who has the highest GPA in English. Selection based on academic achievement.

John D. and Dorothy C. Ebbs Fellowship:  Annual award for incoming graduate students enrolling at East Carolina University who are majoring in English. Selection based on academic achievement (minimum 3.5 GPA).

Foreign Languages and Literatures

Fleming Perry Scholarship – Awarded to a declared Spanish, French or German major.  Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 overall and in foreign languages courses. Open to freshmen, sophomores or juniors.  Must have a demonstrated a commitment to participating in departmental affairs and a commitment to co-curricular activities.  Should possess an interest in international and multicultural diversity.  It is the intent of this scholarship to encourage students majoring in a foreign language to achieve the highest standards of academic and personal growth of which they are capable.

Geography

Robert E. and Margery R. Cramer Scholarship:  Awarded to an undergraduate geography major or minor to be used in a structured academic program abroad. Academic excellence and financial need are considered. Award is for $750; must be a full-time ECU sophomore or above; preference is given to one who has had no previous opportunity for foreign study or travel; 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA from an ECU transcript; The student will be enrolled in an East Carolina University sponsored travel abroad program, scheduled during the academic year or summer term, or enrolled in a comparable university structured class-study abroad program sponsored by an accredited college or university of a foreign country; after finishing the study abroad, the student is required to write a short letter to show his/her appreciation for the financial support from the Cramer family through the Dept. of Geography.  Send one page application stating plan to study abroad and a copy of current ECU transcript.  An official transcript or copy from the foreign institution should be forwarded to Geography Dept. as evidence of enrollment. 

Department of Geography Scholarship:  Awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior geography major with a minimum 3.0 GPA in the program and a 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA.  Submit university transcript and one letter of recommendation from a geography professor.

Hankins Family Scholarship:  Awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing a BS degree in Urban and Regional Planning.  Other criteria include completion of 85 semester hours of college course work, a minimum 2.5 GPA, a minimum 3.0 GPA in Planning, and exhibited dedication to the profession of Urban and Regional Planning.

John C. Ralph Scholarship:  Awarded to undergraduate students pursuing a BS degree in Urban and Regional Planning.  Other criteria include completion of 60 semester hours of college course work, a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA, a minimum 3.0 GPA in Planning, and exhibited dedication to the profession of Urban and Regional Planning.

Geological Sciences – Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships

C.Q. Brown Scholarship:  Awarded to a senior geology major on the basis of academic merit.

John and Nancy Bray Scholarship: Awarded to a graduate student at the end of the first academic year on the basis of academic merit and service.

History – Graduate Student Scholarships/Awards

Anthony J. Papalas Prize (Ancient History) – Awarded to student exhibiting excellence in Ancient History.

Evelyn and Joseph Boyette Graduate Fellowship in History – Awarded based on overall excellence, minimum GPA of 3.5 and potential for career in field.

Lawrence F. Brewster Graduate Fellowship in History – Awarded based on overall excellence and potential for career in field.

Admiral Ernest M. Eller Graduate Fellowship in Modern Naval History – Awarded to student exhibiting excellence in study of Modern Naval History.

Henry C. Ferrell, Jr. Graduate Scholarship in History – Awarded to student exhibiting excellence in study of American history 1877 – World War II.

Barbara and Matthew Landers Graduate Fellowship in History – Awarded based on minimum GPA of 3.0 and commitment to career in Modern Naval history.

Roy N. Lokken Memorial Scholarship – Awarded based on minimum GPA of 3.0 with preference for student of early American history.

Paul Murray Graduate Scholarship in History – Traditionally awarded based on essay submission addressing why the student studies History and their potential for academic success.

Bodo Nischan Memorial Graduate Scholarship in History – Awarded to student exhibiting excellence in Ancient and European history to 1648.

William Hamlin and Mary Quaife Tuttle Graduate Scholarship in History – Awarded to student exhibiting excellence in the history of Europe and Western Civilization.

History – Undergraduate Scholarships

Joseph and Catherin Hirsch Memorial Award:  Awarded to a promising Junior history major in honor of the parents of Professor Emeritus Dr. Robert Gowen.

Miller/Moore Scholarship:  Awarded to an undergraduate history major with demonstrated outstanding scholarship, leadership and financial need.

Richard C. Todd Scholarship in History:  Dr. Todd, an outstanding undergraduate advisor and devoted husband of Sweetheart, after whom the Todd Dining Hall is commemorated, established this open scholarship for students that are majoring in History.

Richard C. Todd Phi Alpha Theta Scholarship:  One of the department’s most caring and generous professors, Dr. Richard Todd wanted this endowment to reward history undergradutes for service in the profession.  Specifically, Dr. Todd intended to reward outstanding leaders and members of the history honors society Phi Alpha Theta.

Roy N. Lokken Honors Award:  To encourage scholarship, Dr. Roy Lokken established this award for the outstand history honors paper.

Mathematics – Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships

Pignani-Archer Scholarship:  Awarded to a graduating Mathematics major with the highest grade point average since the last May graduation.

John B. Davis Scholarship:  Awarded to a student with a background and interest in Statistics.

University Book Exchange Scholarship-Mathematics:  Awarded to full-time undergraduates majoring in Mathematics with academic merit.

Gravely Foundation Scholarship-Mathematics:  Awarded to a rising junior, senior or graduate studentwith academic excellence, financial need, or qualities of good citizenship and dedication to their profession.

Eron-Vittitow Scholarship-Mathematics: Awarded to a full time student enrolled in the Department of Mathematics.

Ji and Li Family Foundation Scholarship-Mathematics: Awarded to a full time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA and have declared a BA or a BS in Mathematics.

Mathematics Education Scholarship:  Awarded to a student pursuing a BS degree in Mathematics Education with a minimum 3.0 GPA overall in Mathematics, whohas been accepted for admission to the Upper Division in Teacher's Education.

Gravely Foundation Scholarship-Mathematics:  Awarded to a student with academic excellence, financial need, or qualities of good citizenship and dedication to their profession.

Mathematics Education Scholarship:  Awarded to a student pursuing a BS degree in Mathematics Education with a minimum 3.0 GPA overall in Mathematics.  Recipients of this scholarship must be accepted for admission to the Upper Division in Teacher's Education.


Political Science

Gravely Foundation Scholarship: Established in 1983; awarded in Spring Semester.  The scholarship is awarded to a rising junior or senior Political Science major who is enrolled full time in the Department of Political Science at ECU.  Applications are solicited from eligible students.  Decision will be based on: financial need, overall GPA of 3.00 or better and recipient selected by Financial Aid upon receiving the recommendations from the Honors and Scholarships committee.

Mitchell L. Hunt Scholarship:  Established Fall 1996; funded by Mitchell L. Hunt, an ECU political science alumnus.  The scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior undergraduate student who is enrolled full time in the Department of Political Science at ECU.  It is based on academic merit.  Applications are solicited from eligible students.  Decision will be based on: financial need, 3.0 minimum GPA (Political Science and overall), finalist in the Political Science Writing Competition and recipient Selected by Financial Aid upon receiving the recommendations from the Honors and Scholarships committee.

Troutman/Carlton Political Science Scholarship:  Established in 1991 in honor of Mr. Herbert R. Carlton and Dr. William F. Troutman, Jr.  Mr. Carlton was an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and Director of Undergraduate Studies for the department.  Dr. William F. Troutman, Jr. served the department as Professor and Chair.  Awarded to an outstanding declared major in the fall of their Junior year.   Applications are solicited from eligible students.  Decision will be based on:  Rising Junior, minimum 3.0 GPA in Political Science & overall, completion of 9 or more hours of Political Science classes and recipient selected by Honors and Scholarships committee.

University Book Exchange Scholarship in Political Science:  Applications are solicited from eligible students.  Award decision will be based on:  financial need, minimum 3.0 GPA (cumulative and Political Science), enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student majoring in the Department of Political Science at ECU and recipient selected by Financial Aid upon receiving the recommendations from the Honors and Scholarships committee.

John East Scholarship Award:  The scholarship is established in memory of former ECU Political Science Professor and Senator John East.  Senator East is the only professor at East Carolina University to serve in the U.S. Senate.  First awarded in Fall 2002.  The Scholarship is awarded to upper level undergraduate students (juniors and seniors) who are full time Political Science majors at ECU.  Rising juniors may apply for the scholarship as well as declared political science majors.  Other criteria in order of priority are:  applications are solicited from eligible students, resident of North Carolina with first preference given to candidates from eastern North Carolina, academic merit (minimum 3.0 GPA in Political science and overall), demonstrated interest in public service and/or potential to be elected to public office, demonstrated good character & leadership abilities, recipient selected by Honors and Scholarships committee following interviews.  Three finalists will be invited to interview for the award.  

Tinsley E. Yarbrough Scholarship:  Established by Mary Frances Morris in 2002 in honor of Distinguished Professor Tinsley E. Yarbrough. The scholarship supports an outstanding senior, who is enrolled full-time in the Department of Political Science.  The scholarship is for Academic merit.  Applications are solicited from eligible students.  Must be a rising Senior with 3.5 Political Science GPA and 3.0 overall GPA.  Recipient selected by Honors and Scholarships committee

Gomes Scholarship:  Established  in 2002 in honor of Douglas L. Gomes’ parents Colonel Louise A. and Mrs. Trudy Gomes.  Douglas is an alumnus of the Department of Political Science.  The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support to Political Science undergraduate students who have demonstrated leadership characteristics and/or high academic performance in the classroom.  The award will be used to help defray educational costs or cost of attending conferences, seminars or other events related to the area of their Political Science major.  Applications are solicited from eligible students.  Must have 3.5 Political Science GPA and 3.0 overall GPA.  Recipient selected by Honors and Scholarships committee

Hans Indorf Memorial Scholarship:  Established by Robert V. and Victoria T. Lucas in Fall 2004, to provide scholarship support to deserving full-time undergraduate students who are majoring in political science at East Carolina University and who have demonstrated interest in international relations or comparative politics.  Applications are solicited from eligible students.  Must have 3.5 Political Science GPA and 3.0 overall GPA and completion of 12 or more hours of Political Science classes.  Recipient selected by Honors and Scholarships committee

Pitt Democratic Women’s Scholarship:  Sponsored by the Democratic Women of Pitt County in honor of Mrs. J. B. Spilman. Award to be presented to an outstanding student in the Department of Political Science.  The priority selection is as follows: a senior female Political Science major who is a member of the Democratic Party, a junior female Political Science major who is a member of the Democratic Party, or a senior male Political Science major who is a member of the Democratic Party. The committee shall use academic achievement (minimum 3.0 GPA in Political Science and overall) and leadership as criteria in the selection of the recipient. The award shall be presented to the recipient in the spring at a meeting of the Democratic Women in Pitt County. Recipient selected by Honors and Scholarships committee.

Psychology - Undergraduate Scholarships

The Earl and Norma Childers Scholarship: This merit-based scholarship is awarded to a psychology major with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a demonstrated commitment to a career in psychology. 

The Miller-Moore Undergraduate Scholarship in Psychology: This merit and need-based scholarship is awarded to a rising senior psychology major that has demonstrated academic excellence in the field of psychology and has a demonstrated financial need.  

The University Book Exchange Scholarship in Psychology: This merit-based scholarship is awarded to a rising senior who has shown academic excellence in the field of psychology.  

The Psychology Foundation Account Award: This award will be made to the senior psychology major who produces the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Thesis.  Awards will be given at the fall and at the spring recognition ceremonies.  Nominations must be made by the student’s thesis advisor.

The Carol Smith Ripley Scholarship: This merit-based scholarship is awarded to a rising senior with a commitment to the study of psychology who plans to pursue a career in the field.  Preference will be given to those applicants who are planning a career in psychological research.  Nominations must be from a faculty member that has worked with the student on a research project or as a co-presenter of a research paper.  

Psychology - Graduate Student Scholarships

The Larry E. and Ruth P. Willis I/O Psychology Fellowship: This scholarship is awarded to the outstanding student (either an incoming student or a second-year student) in the I/O program. Selected by the Industrial/Organizational Program Faculty. Faculty will select one I/O student who demonstrates excellence in research, service, and performance in the classroom. The criteria for selecting students are grades, departmental citizenship, and research activities (e.g., conference presentation). Students nominated by a professor for this position will be asked to submit their current GPA and a current curriculum vita or resume to be considered.

The Miller-Moore Graduate Scholarship in Psychology: This scholarship is awarded to the outstanding student in the Clinical Health Psychology concentration of the Health Psychology doctoral program. The recipient is selected by the Clinical Health Psychology program faculty. Faculty will select one student who demonstrates excellence in research, clinical work, departmental citizenship, and performance in the classroom. Students are nominated by the faculty for this award. Nominees will be asked to submit a current curriculum vita.

Patricia Jane Clarke Endrikat Memorial Graduate Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student in the School Psychology MA/CAS Program who plans to practice in a public school system following graduation.   This scholarship is open to students who self-nominate. Selected by the School Psychology Program Faculty.

Sociology

Sociology – Undergraduate Opportunities

John and Ruth Maiolo Scholarship - Awarded to an undergraduate with an overall and major GPA at or above 3.5.  Students are encouraged to complete an application indicating their level of volunteer involvement and leadership on campus and in the community.  

Helen Hurston Scholarship - Awarded to an undergraduate with an overall and major GPA at or above 3.5.  Students are encouraged to complete an application indicating their level of volunteer involvement and leadership on campus and in the community.

University Book Exchange Sociology Scholarship  - Awarded to an undergraduate with an overall and major GPA at or above 3.5.  Students are encouraged to complete an application indicating their level of volunteer involvement and leadership on campus and in the community.

Avtar Singh Scholarship - Awarded to an undergraduate with an overall and major GPA at or above 3.5.  Students are encouraged to complete an application indicating their level of volunteer involvement and leadership on campus and in the community.

Jasper C Register Scholarship - Awarded to an undergraduate with an overall and major GPA at or above 3.5.  Students are encouraged to complete an application indicating their level of volunteer involvement and leadership on campus and in the community.

Archie T Smith Scholarship - Awarded to an undergraduate with an overall and major GPA at or above 3.5.  Students are encouraged to complete an application indicating their level of volunteer involvement and leadership on campus and in the community.

Carol M Arnold Scholarship  - Awarded to an undergraduate with an overall and major GPA at or above 3.5.  Students are encouraged to complete an application indicating their level of volunteer involvement and leadership on campus and in the community.

Sociology – Graduate Opportunities

Linda Mooney Fellowship - Designated for a graduate student who is interested in the Sociology of Law, LGBT issues or a related discipline.  The student must be in good academic standing and indicate their level of volunteer involvement and leadership on campus and in the community.

Wilson-Reiser Graduate Fellowship - Designated for a graduate student committed to working in the Community Research Lab, located in the Department of Sociology.

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Division of Student Affairs

A number of scholarships are offered each year by the Division of Student Affairs.  These scholarships are available to students with any major.  The number of awards and the value of each award are subject to change based on current market conditions.  Each of these scholarships has a separate application process with different due dates.  For more information, visit the Student Affairs Development Office or call (252) 737.4827. 
Residential Scholar Program – Awarded to student who is living on campus.  Must be at least a second year student with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.  Selection looks at campus leadership and community service involvements as a part of criteria.  Contact Amanda Murphy in Campus Living at 252.328.2834 for more information on the application process.   

Parents Leadership Scholarship – Awarded to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student  (minimum of twelve (12) credit hours for undergraduate students or enrolled in a minimum of nine (9) credit hours for graduate students) with a minimum cumulative grade point average 3.0.  Applicants must have an established ECU GPA; therefore first semester students are ineligible to apply and current scholarship recipients are ineligible to reapply for this scholarship. For more information, contact Director of Center for Student Leadership, Laura McMaster at 252.737.2091.

Walter and Marie Williams Scholarship – Students considered for this scholarship must have a 3.0 unweighted GPA and a minimum score of 1000 on the Math and Verbal sections of the SAT, or an equivalent ACT score.  Selected students must reside in one of the following counties: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Tyrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson.  For more information visit www.ecu.edu/cs-studentaffairs/studentleadership/wlap.cfm or contact Director of Center for Student Leadership, Laura McMaster at 252.737.2091.

Harold H. Bate Citizen Award - Awarded to outstanding students in each high school in Craven, Jones, and Pamlico Counties and covers the reimbursement of the cost to attend the Student Leadership Development Program for students participating in the Bate Leadership Program.  Funding may also be available for a summer internship.

William S. Sawyer Memorial Scholarship – Awarded to upper level undergraduate (seniors only) or graduate students who are pursuing their first bachelor’s or master’s degree and who have been accepted for admission or who are enrolled full-time at ECU. Other criteria are students with qualified disabilities as determined by the Department for Disability Support Services. Minimum 2.0 collegiate GPA.

ECU Black Alumni Textbook Scholarship - These scholarships are awarded to existing students that have a minimum GPA of 2.75.  Students should demonstrate a commitment to leadership and service that directly impacts the positive academic and social well-being of students of color at ECU.  Special consideration may be given to first generation college students and/or students from disadvantaged backgrounds who exhibit special determination to overcome difficult family, financial or other personal circumstances.  Application, essay and letters of recommendation will be required. 

ECU Greek Life Alumni Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to students that are members of a Greek Letter organization which is in good standing with the Office of Greek Life at ECU.  Student must be in good standing and demonstrate excellence in academics, character, leadership, and service to the University.  Greek Life system and community with a minimum of 3.5 GPA.  Must be enrolled full-tim and have completed at least 60 credit hours.  Application and essay will be required.

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ECU Staff Senate 

The Staff Senate makes awards of two scholarships.  One is specifically for incoming freshmen and current students who are students of ECU staff while the other is designed to assist staff who want to continue their education.  More information about these awards follows:

Children of SPA Employees Scholarship – This scholarship can be awarded to either an incoming freshman or a current student.  Must be the child (including step-children and adopted children) of a currently employed SPA employee (includes CSS employees).  Student must be pursuing their first undergraduate degree with a minimum projected GPA of 3.0 for incoming freshman or an actual GPA for current students.  Student must have demonstrated leadership potential, community involvement and extracurricular activities.  (Opening of annual application process is announced to all staff each year). 

Gail Jordan Memorial Scholarship – This scholarship is established to assist full-time, non-teaching employees of the University who are taking either undergraduate or graduate level courses at East Carolina. 

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Graduate School 

Each academic year, East Carolina University provides more than $9.5 million in direct support to over 1,000 graduate students in the form of graduate assistantships (GAs).  Full-time and part-time GAs are available in most of our graduate programs at the master’s and doctoral level.  Information about GA opportunities can be obtained by contacting the Program Director in your intended program of study.  Contact information may be found by clicking on your desired program from the listing of master’s or doctoral programs on the Graduate School webpage at www.ecu.edu/gradschool/programs.cfm.  

There are also a number of scholarship opportunities available for graduate students.  Many of the scholarships are housed in the specific Colleges that will be responsible for making the awards.  Information about these scholarships is included within the information for each College located on the University Scholarships web site at www.ecu.edu/universityscholarships.    We encourage interested students to carefully review the information under the specific College link where you plan to study to see what options might be available.  

All scholarships are subject to the availability of funds and may not be awarded each and every year depending on the current economic conditions.  

Listed below are also several options available through the Graduate School regardless of major area of study that graduate and post-graduate students might want to consider.  For questions and additional information visit the Graduate School’s web site at www.ecu.edu/gradschool/Financing-Your-Graduate-Degree.cfm or via telephone at 252.328.6012.

Graduate Scholar Award - Graduate Scholar awards are available to highly qualified students applying to master's programs for fall semester enrollment.  Students selected for this award receive $4,000 towards tuition/fees per year for a maximum of two years in addition to a full-time graduate assistantship.  In order to be eligible to apply, a student must have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.3 and a minimum average GRE verbal + quantitative score of 302 (new scale); 1100 (old scale); GMAT of 570; or MAT of 402. These scores are equivalent to an average of about 52 percentile or GMAT or MAT of comparable percentile rank.  Doctoral students are not eligible and currently enrolled students are not eligible.  To be considered for an award contact the graduate program director in your intended area of study.  Graduate program directors apply on behalf of prospective students and notify prospective students at the time an offer of admission is made.  Students must notify the program director of their decision to accept or reject the offer of admission and the Graduate Scholar Award in writing (email will suffice) by April 15 each year.

Doctoral Student Tuition and Health Insurance - All doctoral students receiving a full-time graduate assistantship are eligible to receive health insurance and a tuition remission up to the cost of 9+ credits per term at the on-campus rate for fall and spring terms.  Contact the graduate program director in your intended program of study for more information

Out-of-State Tuition Remissions - There are a limited number of out-of-state tuition remissions which cover the out-of-state portion of the student's tuition.  The remissions are highly competitive and each student is awarded the remission via by their respective graduate program.  The minimum criteria for eligibility are a 3.0 overall GPA or a 3.0 senior year GPA, and an acceptable score on the standardized exam (ex. GRE (V,Q,A) 1000, MAT 50, or GMAT 500).  The prospective student is strongly advised to apply to their graduate program as early as possible in order to be considered for these awards.  Please contact the graduate program director for more information.

ECURFA Graduate Fellowship – The ECU Retired Faculty Association Graduate Fellowship is available for children of East Carolina University Faculty (active or retired). The Fellowship recipient must be accepted for admission to a graduate degree program or currently enrolled full-time in a graduate degree program at ECU. Must have at least a 3.5 collegiate GPA. Please contact the Graduate School or graduate program director for more information.

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Brody School of Medicine 

The Brody School of Medicine has a number of scholarship opportunities available for its medical students.  These awards are administered by the ECU Medical & Health Sciences Foundation.  Awards are based on financial need and/or academic potential as ascertained by the Scholarship Committee.  Preference is given to those students who meet the mission of the school and the criteria outlined by each scholarship description.  More information on these scholarship opportunities can be located at: http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/bsomstudentaffairs/Brody-School-of-Medicine-Financial-Aid.cfm#CP_JUMP_222261

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School of Dental Medicine 

The East Carolina University School of Dental has information on a number of scholarship opportunities available for its dental students.  More information on these scholarship opportunities can be located at: http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/dentistry/upload/Scholarship-Info-Sheet-No-Development-Scholarships-Sheet1.pdf.

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