UNC- Chapel Hill Morehead-Cain Scholarship: Deadline- 09/17/19

Posted by Stacy Davidson on 6/14/2019

The Morehead-Cain Foundation seeks driven, courageous, and curious leaders interested in embracing new and unknown experiences and cultivating their legacy as a positive force.


The Morehead-Cain is a four-year, fully funded educational experience for students of the highest caliber. It is so much more than tuition and room and board at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. We set your potential free. We offer life-changing summer enrichment and Discovery Fund experiences. Immersion in a dynamic student body at a world-class university. And lifetime connection to an unparalleled community of Morehead-Cains scattered across the planet.


To be eligible you must be:

  • A competitive applicant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • In 12th grade and on track to graduate in the spring of 2020
  • Unmarried and without children


To be selected you must demonstrate: Moral Force of Character, Scholarship, Physical Vigor, and Leadership.


The GMHS Scholarship committee will select candidates to nominate for this scholarship who fall within the following parameters:

  • Minimum SAT score of 1200 and/or ACT score of 25
  • Minimum 4.0 weighted GPA
  • Minimum four AP classes or IB curriculum


Applications must be submitted in hard copy.  No emailed applications will be accepted.


Morehead-Cain Preliminary Application and Information