Apply for the Scholarship

Required Criteria:

  • New Freshman in any major
  • Full Time Student
  • Unweighted HS GPA = 3.50-4.00 OR weighted HS GPA = 3.80-5.00 AND SAT = 1320/1600 OR ACT 28/36​

Additional Criteria:

  • Superior performance as demonstrated by test scores, GPA, class standing, merit-based honors and awards, or other merit
  • Demonstrated strong academic foundation (transcript shows academic rigor)
  • Demonstrated intellectual and social breadth
  • Interest in research (curiosity about knowledge and learning)
  • Demonstrated commitment to engagement in the community through sustainable partnerships
  • Capacity for reflection and growth
  • Demonstrated alignment with mission and objectives of the University Honors Program:

Required Materials:

  • Resume
  • 2 Honors Essays
  • 2 Academic Recommendations 

These will be weighed through submissions to the University Scholarship Office.

Note – This application serves as an application for the Crown Scholars Program and the University Honors Program.  You do not need to complete the stand-alone University Honors Program application.   

Apply here:

Date Action Required
November 1, 2017 Early action deadline to apply to UNC Charlotte to be considered for the Crown Scholars Program and University Honors Program
December 1, 2017

Deadline to apply for the Crown Scholars Program and University Honors Program through the University Scholarship Office 

Februrary 1, 2018 Crown Scholars Program finalists will be notified
February/Early March Crown Scholars Program finalist Skype interviews
March 15, 2018 Crown Scholars Program offers extended