Links of Interest
Graduate School Resources
Career Services' new advising program for students pursuing graduate level work in the Arts, Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences
The Graduate Student Center (GSC) is designed to be a central space where graduate and professional students from all disciplines and departments on campus can come together. Shared research ideas, interdisciplinary seminars, professional development activities and meetings are all encouraged. The centralized meeting space will create a stronger sense of community among all graduate and professional students and provide a well-rounded Carolina experience. GSC offers a variety of profressional development opportunities and events aimed towards informing undergraduates about post-graduate opportunities including: CV writing workshops, MA/PhD fair, Establishing NC Residency for tuition purposes (for if you plan to attend a North Carolina public university for graduate school)
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
MURAP's objective is to foster the entrance of talented students from diverse backgrounds into graduate school and faculty positions within the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts in U.S. colleges and universities. More broadly, the program seeks to increase the number of minorities and others who demonstrate a commitment to eradicating racial disparities and who will pursue graduate work and faculty positions within the academy. MURAP aims to achieve its mission by identifying and supporting students of great promise and helping them to become scholars of the highest distinction.
The mission of the UNC-CH McNair Scholars Program is to provide 25 undergraduate students the support they need to advance into doctoral programs in their chosen field of study. The program assists McNair Scholars in building their repertoire of knowledge and skills needed to interpret and access the professional graduate education culture. The overall objective is to increase the number of Ph.D. recipients throughout the nation and to achieve this goal, we continue to serve as a bridge between undergraduate and doctoral programs.
Offered by the Office of Undergraduate Research, this opportunity grants $3,000 to support summer research projects in all disciplines. Students may also submit their application for consideration under the Honors Carolina program.
Office of Undergraduate Research
The Office of Undergraduate Research offers Undergraduate Research Support grants. These are awards of up to $750 for those who need essential supplies to go forward with a feasible research project.
The goal of the Carolina Research Scholar Program is to foster and expand undergraduate research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Under the umbrella of the Office for Undergraduate Research (OUR), CRSP aims to build an undergraduate community based on research, scholarship and inquiry-driven learning. To this end, participants in CRSP who successfully meet the Program’s requirements will be recognized for their contributions to UNC’s intellectual and cultural climate with a designation on their transcript appropriately termed “Carolina Research Scholar.”
University Resources & Centers of Interest
Information on Africa programs offered by UNC Study Abroad.
African Studies Center at UNC-Chapel Hill
Links to related student organizations and events calendar.
The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History
Since its inception in 1988, the Center has focused its efforts on the interdisciplinary examination of Africana lives, cultures and histories. The Center's current focus is on integrating cultural development with community development, and on building ties to communities and institutions in the African diaspora in the Americas.
African Studies Collections of the UNC-Libraries
This site compiles links to resources such as electronic newspapers of Sub-Saharan Africa and electronic indexes and databases. Campus library collections about Africa are among the top twenty universities in the country.