Frances L. Phillips Travel Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Frances L. Phillips Travel Scholarship Eligibility Criteria
  • Must be a U. S. citizen.
  • The applicant must have attended either a public or private high school or documented home school in the state of North Carolina. A recipient is not required to be a graduate of a North Carolina high school.
  • At the time of application for the Scholarship the applicant:
    • Must be enrolled in a full time course of undergraduate study at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and be available for interview by the Selection Committee in late November/early December.
    • Must be academically eligible and in good standing with the University. This means that the individual is eligible to continue in the next term as a fully enrolled student.
    • Must have completed at least 51 hours of college credit, with at least 27 hours completed "in residence" at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
    • Must be enrolled either in a full-time program of undergraduate study in the College of Arts and Sciences of UNC-CH, or be in pursuit of a double major, one of which is through an academic department of the College of Arts and Sciences during the fall or spring semester immediately before beginning travel.
  • Priority of consideration will be given to those applicants with less travel experience.
  • A recipient of the scholarship must begin travel no later than twelve months from the month of selection or this Award and a graduating senior must begin travel within six months of the award of the undergraduate degree.
  • All applicants must submit a FAFSA. The applicant’s EFC (Expected Family Contribution) must be no more than $34,876(standard Cost of Attendance for an in-state student) + $9,000, a maximum possible Phillips Travel Scholarship award.