Our Opportunities

Welcome to Brave ASSIST, UNC Pembroke’s scholarship application portal.

The 21-22 scholarship cycle is currently closed. The 22-23 scholarship cycle will open in the spring. Please note that you will be automatched to over 300 scholarship opportunities based on your imported student information. There are only 25 scholarship opportunities that will require answering additional questions. More information will be posted in January.

UNCP awards numerous scholarships each academic year through the fundraising efforts of the UNCP Foundation and the generosity of private donors. Scholarship award amounts vary and are often awarded based on several factors including, but not limited to, demonstrated academic success, financial need, and donor-specific criteria.

Auto-match Scholarships: All current and newly-admitted students are considered for auto-match scholarships based on information imported from their student file.

Apply-to Scholarships: These scholarships require additional questions or an essay to be eligible for award. After reviewing the scholarship description, please complete these additional requirements to be considered for these scholarships.

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Award: The amount stated is for general information purposes and not a guarantee of what a student may receive if awarded. Actual award amounts can vary based on recipient eligibility, available funds, and other factors.
Deadline: The date by which students should complete any individual scholarship applications for apply-to scholarships to receive consideration.
Actions: You will be automatched with scholarships for which you meet the criteria. These scholarships indicate “None” under “Action” and require no additional information from you for consideration. A limited number of scholarships indicate “Apply” under “Action” and require individual applications for consideration.

When browsing all scholarships, please note that this is a list of all of the scholarship opportunities within Brave ASSIST, not scholarships for which you are receiving consideration.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Ben Chavis, Grandmother Lela Locklear-Chavis, and Great-Great Grandfather John Archie Locklear/ Friends of the Library Endowed Scholarship
The Donor’s intent is to establish an award in honor of Ben Chavis, his grandmother, Lela Locklear-Chavis, great-great grand-father John Archie...
The Donor’s intent is to establish an award in honor of Ben Chavis, his...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Beverly Russell Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The recipients of the Beverly Russell Memorial Endowed Scholarships will be members of Alpha Pi Omega sorority majoring in American Indian Studies....
The recipients of the Beverly Russell Memorial Endowed Scholarships will...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Bradley Alford Endowed Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of a gifted piano major who died of cancer in his senior year. It is awarded to a full-time Music major...
This scholarship was established in memory of a gifted piano major who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Brandon and Emily Oxendine Scholarship Award
The Donors wish to establish this scholarship to assist a non-traditional student with their studies. Brandon ’17 and Emily ’13 Oxendine are...
The Donors wish to establish this scholarship to assist a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Braves Disabled Student Endowed Scholarship
The Donor wishes to establish this scholarship to enhance the social and educational opportunities available to disabled students attending UNC...
The Donor wishes to establish this scholarship to enhance the social and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Campbell Soup Student Nursing Scholarship
The Campbell Soup Company Student Nursing Endowed Scholarship was established in 1994 to be used for nursing scholarships for disadvantaged...
The Campbell Soup Company Student Nursing Endowed Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Cape Fear Valley Health Systems Scholarship
Awarded by the Nursing Dept to a Nursing Major. Chair of the Nursing Dept or his/her representative shall award the scholarships based on merit and...
Awarded by the Nursing Dept to a Nursing Major. Chair of the Nursing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Caring Touch Home Health Care Scholarship in MBA
The Donor wishes to award an MBA student who demonstrates leadership potential. The recipient must have completed or will complete 30 semester...
The Donor wishes to award an MBA student who demonstrates leadership...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Caring Touch Home Health Care Scholarship in Nursing
The Donor recognizes the shortage of nurse professionals practicing in Southeastern North Carolina and desires to help promote the advancement of...
The Donor recognizes the shortage of nurse professionals practicing in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Carl & Dennie Meares Endowed Scholarship
The Donor’s intent is to establish an award to affirm and promote their belief in the enduring value of education and in the importance of applying...
The Donor’s intent is to establish an award to affirm and promote their...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Carolina Counseling Services Clinical Mental Health Counseling Scholarship
Carolina Counseling Services has established the Carolina Counseling Services Clinical Mental Health Counseling Scholarship to be awarded to a...
Carolina Counseling Services has established the Carolina Counseling...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Carolina Counseling Services Master of Social Work Scholarship
Carolina Counseling Services has established the Carolina Counseling Services MSW Scholarship to be awarded to a full-time graduate student...
Carolina Counseling Services has established the Carolina Counseling...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Cecil A. and Frances Butler P.E. Scholarship
Established in 1989 by the Cecil A. Butler Family, this academic scholarship is awarded annually to the student major (sophomore rank or above) who...
Established in 1989 by the Cecil A. Butler Family, this academic...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Cecil and Naomi Lee Conley Chemistry Scholarship
This scholarship documents the Donors’ wishes to support the area of study in which each of them specialized during their long and distinguished...
This scholarship documents the Donors’ wishes to support the area of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Century 21 Scholarship
The Donor wishes to encourage young men and women to pursue an education in the field of business by establishing a scholarship that will provide...
The Donor wishes to encourage young men and women to pursue an education...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Claude W. Berry Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by family, friends, and students to honor the memory of Claude W. Berry, Jr., a renowned Robeson County educator....
This scholarship was established by family, friends, and students to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Clifton Oxendine History Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by family, colleagues, students and admirers to honor the late Dr. Clifton Oxendine who served UNC Pembroke from...
This scholarship was established by family, colleagues, students and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Coach Mario and Elizabeth Poletti Memorial Scholarship for Service
The children of Coach Mario and Elizabeth Poletti wish to honor their mother and their father, who dedicated his life to teaching, coaching, and...
The children of Coach Mario and Elizabeth Poletti wish to honor their...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies College of Arts and Sciences Social Work Scholarship
The Donor wishes to establish the College of Arts and Sciences Endowed Scholarship for Social Work Majors at UNC Pembroke to honor the memory of a...
The Donor wishes to establish the College of Arts and Sciences Endowed...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Comstock Memorial Award
This award is provided to engineering students participating in the 3+2 dual degree program. Students must maintain a 3.2 GPA in all courses.
This award is provided to engineering students participating in the 3+2...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Curt & Catherine Locklear Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is established by family and friends to commemorate the memory and legacy of the late Curt Locklear’s distinguished military...
This scholarship is established by family and friends to commemorate the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Danford, Sr., and Reece Graham Dial Family International Scholarship
The Donors wish to honor the memory of their parents/grandparents, Mr. Danford Dial, Sr., and Mrs. Reece Graham Dial, who were dedicated to their...
The Donors wish to honor the memory of their parents/grandparents, Mr....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Doris Baumann Johnson Scholarship in Music
This scholarship was established by Dr. Kenneth Johnson in memory of his wife, who taught music education courses in the Music Department for many...
This scholarship was established by Dr. Kenneth Johnson in memory of his...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Barbara B. Synowiez Annual Student Scholarship Award
The donors wish to honor Dr. Barbara B. Synowiez’s seventeen years of service to the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Dr. Synowiez has...
The donors wish to honor Dr. Barbara B. Synowiez’s seventeen years of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. David Eliades Memorial Scholarship in History
This scholarship is established in memory of the beloved UNCP History Professor, Dr. David K. Eliades. Dr. Eliades was a popular, award-winning...
This scholarship is established in memory of the beloved UNCP History...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Harold David Maxwell Scholarship in Biology
This scholarship is established by the family, colleagues and friends to honor the memory of Dr. Harold David Maxwell, a distinguished professor of...
This scholarship is established by the family, colleagues and friends to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Mary Guy Beaver Memorial Scholarship
The recipients of the Dr. Mary Guy Beaver Memorial Scholarship shall be recreation majors in their Sophomore, junior or senior year of study. ...
The recipients of the Dr. Mary Guy Beaver Memorial Scholarship shall be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Rev. Jerry Lowry Scholarship
In 1990, Rev. Jerry Lowry established a Planned Gift with the University of North Carolina at Pembroke Foundation. Because this gift was prompted...
In 1990, Rev. Jerry Lowry established a Planned Gift with the University...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Robert L. Romine Music Scholarship
The recipient of the Dr. Robert L. Romine Music Scholarship shall be an undergraduate or graduate student in any year of study pursuing a music...
The recipient of the Dr. Robert L. Romine Music Scholarship shall be an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Thomas E. Wooten Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Thomas E. Wooten, a native of Hamlet, North Carolina, put himself through college and graduate school.  Dr. Wooten taught Forestry at Clemson...
Dr. Thomas E. Wooten, a native of Hamlet, North Carolina, put himself...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Tommy Thompson Endowed Scholarship in Sports Management
The donor wishes to recognize the work of Dr. Tommy Thompson, a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (then Pembroke State...
The donor wishes to recognize the work of Dr. Tommy Thompson, a graduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Von S. Locklear Memorial Scholarship in Social Work
The Dr. Von S. Locklear Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a sophomore or junior Social Work major to be used for a year of study. Preference will...
The Dr. Von S. Locklear Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a sophomore...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Drs. Naomi Lee and Cecil Conley Endowed Scholarship in Business Administration
This scholarship documents the Donors’ wishes to support the area of study in which each of them specialized during their long and distinguished...
This scholarship documents the Donors’ wishes to support the area of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Family and Friends of Peter Brooks Endowed Scholarship for the UNC System Veterinary Education Access (UNC-SVEA) Program
The donor has established a living memorial in honor of Peter Brooks. Peter Brooks was known in the community as a protector of freedom, a...
The donor has established a living memorial in honor of Peter Brooks. ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Faye Nye Lewis ROTC Scholarship
The scholarship, generously supported by Ms. Lewis, is awarded annually to a sophomore ROTC candidate who has completed his or her freshman year as...
The scholarship, generously supported by Ms. Lewis, is awarded annually...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies FOL Dean Elinor Foster Newberry Endowed Scholarship
The Donors wish to fully endow the existing Friends of the Library Dean Elinor Foster Newberry Scholarship to assist at least one or two...
The Donors wish to fully endow the existing Friends of the Library Dean...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies FOL Dr. Anthony R. Curtis Endowed Scholarship
Friends of the Library selects the recipient. Students applying for the scholarship must be in their sophomore, junior, or senior year at the time...
Friends of the Library selects the recipient. Students applying for the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Gene Locklear Art Scholarship
This scholarship was established by friends of Gene Locklear, a Pembroke native, former professional baseball player and renowned artist. Mr....
This scholarship was established by friends of Gene Locklear, a Pembroke...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Gene Warren Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded annually to a student majoring or intending to pursue a career in journalism or public relations. It is based on...
This scholarship is awarded annually to a student majoring or intending...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies General Allen J. Jamerson Scholarship for Aerospace Excellence
The Donor wishes to establish this endowed scholarship to help a young person further their education and reach their educational goals. The...
The Donor wishes to establish this endowed scholarship to help a young...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies George Lea Harper, Jr. Scholarship
The George Lea Harper, Jr. Memorial Scholarship was established on March 24, 1995, in memory of Dr. George Harper, a former professor in the...
The George Lea Harper, Jr. Memorial Scholarship was established on March...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies George R. Walter Endowed Scholarship
The Donors wish to honor Dr. Walter for his many years of teaching and leadership in The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s Music...
The Donors wish to honor Dr. Walter for his many years of teaching and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Glenn E. Sampson Scholarship
This scholarship is established to honor the memory of Glenn Sampson. As a middle grade student, Glenn became active in the American Indian Science...
This scholarship is established to honor the memory of Glenn Sampson. As...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Glenn-Hagmeier Athletic Training Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2000 by Allan Glenn based upon his experience of support and assistance during his years as a student and...
This scholarship was established in 2000 by Allan Glenn based upon his...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Gordon Gibson Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Gibson, who retired from a distinguished musical career in New York and served as a staff...
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Gibson, who retired...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Greg and Gail Allen Scholarship in History
The recipient of the Greg and Gail Allen Scholarship in History will be a full-time undergraduate in their Junior or Senior year. The recipient...
The recipient of the Greg and Gail Allen Scholarship in History will be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies H. Gail Davis Nursing Scholarship
The Donors wish to honor H. Gail Davis by establishing this scholarship in her honor. Southeastern Regional Medical Center’s family and friends...
The Donors wish to honor H. Gail Davis by establishing this scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Helen Maynor Scheirbeck Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is established by family and friends to honor Helen’s distinguished service and lifelong contributions to American Indian people...
This scholarship is established by family and friends to honor Helen’s...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established through the generosity of independent insurance agents throughout North Carolina to provide scholarship support to...
This scholarship was established through the generosity of independent...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies James C. Maynor Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. Jayne P. Maynor to honor her father, James C. Maynor, a member of the UNCP class of 1950 and a generous...
This scholarship was established by Dr. Jayne P. Maynor to honor her...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended