When should I apply for scholarships?

Date Published: 
August 4, 2017

Each year, UNC Charlotte students have the opportunity to apply for scholarships through the NinerScholars Portal. One question that we hear often is, “when should I apply?” We hope that this post will help clear up any confusion about when you should start applying for scholarships.

October: The NinerScholars Portal Opens

Check the box with the University Scholarship Office

Date Published: 
June 22, 2017

The University Scholarship Office is excited to be participating in the “Check the Box” sessions of SOAR this summer. Check the Box gives families and students one-on-one time with over 10 departments on campus.

Faculty: Scholarship Office Offers In-Class Presentations

Date Published: 
February 8, 2017

The University Scholarship Office is one of the newest student resources at UNC Charlotte, and we happy to announce our in-class presentation program on the UNC Charlotte main campus.

Understanding Scholarship Awards

Date Published: 
January 26, 2017

What happens after a student applies for a scholarship through NinerScholars? How do students know if they have been awarded a scholarship? How long should students wait before expecting an award notification? These are all commonly asked questions after scholarship applications close, so we want to take the time to address the scholarship award process when using NinerScholars.

Post-Application Process

How we review external scholarships

Date Published: 
January 23, 2017

Recently we had a student ask us, “How do you decide if an external scholarship is legitimate and a worthwhile endeavor?” We want to share with you some of the ways that we review external scholarship opportunities so that you can make better informed decisions about how to allocate your time spent on applications.

First Point: The Dollars and Sense