Apply for the Scholarship


  1. Entering freshman status as of Fall 2017
  2. Must be a US Resident
  3. Application to the University Honors Program at:
  4. Minimum 3.5 un-weighted GPA; or 3.8 weighted; or (if no GPA) equivalent academic achievements; AND minimum 28 ACT or 1850 Old SAT / 1320 New two-part SAT
Strong evidence of:
  • Interest in inquiry/research/creative (production of knowledge)
  • Intellectual and social/cultural curiosity
  • Being a scholar-citizen (community engagement)
  • Capacity for reflection and growth

These will be weighed through submissions to the University Scholarship Office:
  • Resume
  • Essays
  • Minimum of two recommendations required; three recommended. Letters from teachers are strongly encouraged. 
  • Interviews via Skype, if contacted as a finalist

Apply here :

Date Action Required
As early as possible Submit freshman admissions application to UNC Charlotte Admissions
December 1

Deadline for Crown Scholars Program applicants to apply to UHP and deadline for Crown Scholars Program application to be submitted through the University Scholarship Office complete with recommendations.

Februrary 1 Crown Scholars Program finalists notifications sent
March 8 Crown Scholars Program offers extended