Apply for all university scholarships using the NinerScholars Portal. 


Apply for all university scholarships using the NinerScholars Portal. The NinerScholars Portal gives students access to more than 1,000 scholarships awarded by UNC Charlotte with one application, through one online system.  Follow these steps to get matched with scholarships in the NinerScholars Portal:

Apply for Admission | No need to wait for acceptance

  • Once you apply for admission, you can begin building your profile in the NinerScholars Portal before receiving your admission decision. 

Build Your Profile | Update your profile each year

  • Building your scholarship profile is fast and easy. Most of your information is automatically transferred into your profile based on your Future 49er Portal application information

Get Matched | Customized to your profile

  • Once your profile is built, you’ll immediately be matched with scholarships you’re eligible for. Then you decide which you want to apply for.

Apply for Scholarships | More than 1,000 awarded each year

  • The NinerScholars portal makes it easy to apply for all scholarships that you qualify for – in one place, with one application, through one online system.

Ask for Help

  • If you have questions, contact the University Scholarship Office at 704.687.5871 or

MERIT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS - Prestigious academic experiences for select students

Levine Scholars Program

  • The Levine Scholars Program awards 20 scholarships to incoming freshmen who present an excellent academic record, demonstrate a commitment to community service, and possess a capacity for ethical leadership. The four-year scholarship includes full tuition, room and board, a grant to implement a service project of the scholar's own design, and four summers of experiences that will develop leadership skills, social awareness, and an international perspective. The total value of the Levine Scholarship is estimated at $105,000 per in-state student and $155,000 per out-of-state student.

Crown Scholars Program

Albert Engineering Leadership Scholars Program

  • The Albert Engineering Leadership Scholars Program awards an annual renewable merit scholarship including tuition, fees, room and board; Up to $6,000 professional development allowance for an undergraduate summer research experience or internship. 
  • Applicants must be incoming first-year students being considered for full-time enrollment at UNC Charlotte in a baccalaureate program offered by The William States Lees College of Engineering for the fall term immediately following high school graduation.

Belk Scholars Program

  • UNC Charlotte’s Belk Scholars Program in Business Analytics gives you the training, education and professional development to connect data to business outcomes. The Belk Scholars Program in the Belk College of Business, part of the Data Science Initiative, allows high-achieving students the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in five years. This fast-track program enables graduates to pursue lucrative, high-demand careers in business analytics.