Funding for Recent Graduates

The Graduate School offers the following awards those who have recently graduated from a graduate program at UNC:

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Impact Award
The Impact Award recognizes graduate students and recent graduate alumni whose research directly contributes to the educational, economic, physical, social or cultural well-being of North Carolina citizens.

Horizon Award
The Horizon Award recognizes graduate students and recent graduate alumni whose research holds extremely high potential for making a significant contribution to the educational, economic, physical, social or cultural well-being of North Carolina citizens and beyond at some future time.

Dean's Distinguished Dissertation Award
The Dean's Distinguished Dissertation Award recognizes the scholarly contributions of UNC Chapel Hill doctoral students and recent alumni in their dissertation projects. The award highlights original and innovative work.

Contact Us
Graduate School Fellowships Office
gradfunding@unc.edu