Merit Scholars Programs

All students in UNC Charlotte's four-year merit scholarship programs are members of the Honors College.  Each program is unique and offers its scholars different opportunites, so it is important to consider which program will be the best fit.

Albert Engineering Leadership Scholars Program 

The Albert Scholarships are available to incoming freshman students interested in majoring in engineering. Albert Scholars are also members of the University Honors Program.

  • 4-Year Scholarship package valued at aproximately $20,500 per year
  • $6,000 professional development stipend for summer research or internship
  • Participation in the Engineering Leadership Academy
  • Opportunites for research and professional development

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Belk Scholars Program in Business Analytics 

The Belk Scholarships are available to freshman business students interested in studying business analytics. Members of the Belk Scholars Program are also required to be members of the Business Honors Program.

  • Scholarship package includes in-state tuition renewable for four years
  • Opportunity to complete a B.S. in Business Administration degree with a concentration in Business Analytics and one of the following degrees:
    • Master of Science in Mathematical Finance
    • Professional Science Master of Science in Data Science and Business Analytics
    • Master of Science in Economics
  • Individualized advising
  • Opportunities for professional development and networking

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Levine Scholars Program 

The Levine Scholarships are available to freshman students of any major who have a demonstrated commitment to academic achievement and civic engagement. Members of the Levine Scholars Program receive the University Honors distinction upon graduation from UNC Charlotte.

  • 4-Year Scholarship packages include:
    • $105,000 four-year in-state tuition
    • $155,000 four-year out-of-state tuition
  • $8,000 service grant
  • Four summer experiences
  • Personalized mentorship

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Martin Scholars Program 

The Martin Scholarships are available to incoming freshmen, transfer students, and continuing students of any major who are Pell-eligible with zero expected family contribution. Martin Scholars must be members of an honors program or plan to join one. 

  • Average award of $3,000 per semester, based on unmet financial need
  • $3,000 stipend for study abroad or an internship
  • Support of a Martin Faculty mentor

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