Our Opportunities

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

The 23-24 general application for scholarships opened December 1, 2022. The application will close at 11:59 pm on February 28, 2023. Completing the six-question general application gives students priority access to almost 330 scholarships. This application takes less than five minutes to complete. Please note that although completing the application gives students priority access to scholarships, ALL students will be matched to scholarships based solely on their student data.

There are 27 scholarships that require additional questions to be completed. These applications will open February 1, 2023 and will close on February 28, 2023. These scholarships require answers to an additional 1-3 questions.

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.

Terms Used
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 Century 21 Scholarship
The Donor wishes to encourage young men and women to pursue an education...
Varies Chancellors Scholars
Varies Charles "CG" Cummings Jr. Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship was established in 1993 in memory of Charles Gregory...
Varies Charles I. and Betty F. Bridger Scholarship
This scholarship was established to provide the opportunity to attend...
Varies Charlie H. and Marie Sampson Moore Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mary M. Moorehead to honor the...
Varies Class of 1955 Scholarship
Having greatly benefited from the existence of this educational...
Varies Class of 1998 Scholarship
The recipient(s) shall be graduate or undergraduate students who...
Varies Claude W. Berry Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by family, friends, and students to...
Varies Clifton Oxendine History Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by family, colleagues, students and...
Varies Coach Mario and Elizabeth Poletti Memorial Scholarship for Service
The children of Coach Mario and Elizabeth Poletti wish to honor their...
Varies Coach Mike Schaeffer Endowed Scholarship
The recipients of the Coach Mike Schaeffer Endowed Scholarship will be...
Varies College of Arts and Sciences Social Work Scholarship
The Donor wishes to establish the College of Arts and Sciences Endowed...
Varies Comstock Memorial Award
This award is provided to engineering students participating in the 3+2...
Varies Cora T.Y. & R.E. Smith, Jr. Scholarship
This scholarship has been designated for an academically talented member...
Varies Corporate Scholars Fund
Preference given to students in the South East Region of N.C.
Varies Curt & Catherine Locklear Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is established by family and friends to commemorate the...
Varies David K. Kuo Memorial Scholarship
The Kuo family and their friends wish to honor the memories of Dr. David...
Varies David L. Dean, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
The Donors wish to honor their friend and son, David, by establishing...
Varies Dennis Lowery and Family Scholarship
The Donor wishes to replace a previously non-endowed scholarship,...
Varies Doris Baumann Johnson Scholarship in Music
This scholarship was established by Dr. Kenneth Johnson in memory of his...
Varies Dr. Ben Hardin Pre-Medical Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Ben Hardin was valedictorian of his high school, he attended...
Varies Dr. Bobby D. Brayboy Endowed Scholarship
The Donor wishes to aid a student in need of financial assistance in...
Varies Dr. Bruce DeHart Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Dr. DeHart served as professor of History at UNC Pembroke for over 30...
Varies Dr. Carl M. Fisher Memorial Scholarship
The Donors wish to honor their husband and father, Dr. Carl M. Fisher,...
Varies Dr. Collie Coleman and Dr. Robert L. Canida, II Award
This award was established by Mr. Robert Canida, the first...
Varies Dr. David Eliades Memorial Scholarship in History
This scholarship is established in memory of the beloved UNCP History...
Varies Dr. Gerald Dean and Annie Ruth Maynor Endowed Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the family of Dr. Gerald Dean and...
Varies Dr. Harold David Maxwell Scholarship in Biology
This scholarship is established by the family, colleagues and friends to...
Varies Dr. Mary Ann Elliott Scholarship
The Donor wishes to support a financially deserving engineering student....
Varies Dr. Mary Guy Beaver Memorial Scholarship
The recipients of the Dr. Mary Guy Beaver Memorial Scholarship shall be...
Varies Dr. Rev. Jerry Lowry Scholarship
In 1990, Rev. Jerry Lowry established a Planned Gift with the University...
Varies Dr. Robert L. Romine Music Scholarship
The recipient of the Dr. Robert L. Romine Music Scholarship shall be an...
Varies Dr. Sherry Laurent Endowed Scholarship
The donor established this scholarship to honor his spouse, Dr. Sherry...
Varies Dr. Thomas E. Wooten Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Thomas E. Wooten, a native of Hamlet, North Carolina, put himself...
Varies Dr. Tommy Thompson Endowed Scholarship in Sports Management
The donor wishes to recognize the work of Dr. Tommy Thompson, a graduate...
Varies Dr. Von S. Locklear Memorial Scholarship in Social Work
The Dr. Von S. Locklear Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a sophomore...
Varies Dr. Warren Baker Endowed Scholarship for Teacher Education
Dr. Warren Baker had a long and successful association with UNC...
Varies Drs. Naomi Lee and Cecil Conley Endowed Scholarship in Business Administration
This scholarship documents the Donors’ wishes to support the area of...
Varies Duke Energy Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an Education major with a GPA Status of...
Varies Duke Energy Endowed Teaching Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an Education major with at least a 3.5...
Varies Earl A. and Ophelia Thomas Endowed Scholarship
Earl A. Thomas graduated from Pembroke Indian Normal School (the...
Varies Earl Hughes Oxendine Memorial Scholarship
The Earl Hughes Oxendine Endowed Memorial Scholarship was established in...
Varies Ed Crain Track & Cross Country
The Donor wishes to provide financial support for track and field and...
Varies Education Award
This award is historically split up by the School of Education and...
Varies Elsmer Ray and Edith V. Barnes Scholarship
Mr. Elsmer Ray Barnes generously provides this scholarship in loving...
Varies Endowed Scholarship in Elementary Education Honoring the Saddletree Community
Candidates for this scholarship will be graduates from a high school in...
$167.00 English, Theatre, World Languages Outstanding Senior Awards
These awards are for outstanding seniors in English, Theatre, and...
Varies Erskine B. Bowles Endowed Scholarship
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke established this...
Varies Esther G. Maynor Endowed Scholarship
Maynor scholarships can be awarded to incoming, first-year members of...
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. ...