How to use the NinerScholars Portal

Date Published: 
December 14, 2016

New technology can streamline old processes and make the world more efficient. That being said, new technology often has a learning curve before one can use it effectively. NinerScholars is no different, so we’re here to help you understand the basics of this powerful system that will allow you to apply for more scholarships with less manual effort.

Internal vs. External Scholarships

Date Published: 
October 13, 2016

Here in the University Scholarship Office at UNC Charlotte, we often use words like “internal” and “external” when classifying scholarship opportunities. Before I started my job here, I had little knowledge of the differences and similarities between the two. Not only is the application process drastically different between these two groups, but the way in which the scholarship funds are established and awarded are distinct.

External Scholarships: Read the Fine Print

Date Published: 
October 6, 2016

Why would so many companies offer large, and seemingly easy scholarship opportunities online? It’s no secret that private companies are driven by profit, so what could possibly be profitable about giving away thousands of dollars to students?

Less Time Searching and More Time Applying

Date Published: 
October 5, 2016

What is a Scholarship Office?