Levine Scholarship Program 2019
The Levine Scholars Program is currently seeking outstanding high school seniors who are eager to embark on a transformative college experience.
The Levine Scholars Program sends nomination information to schools in North Carolina and select out-of-state high schools.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking outstanding high school seniors who demonstrate evidence of experience, motivation and commitment toward the ideals of the Levine Scholars Program.
More About the Levine Scholarships 2019
The program creates a comprehensive undergraduate experience that integrates classroom, extracurricular, community engagement and leadership opportunities over a four-year period.
It awards scholarships to approximately 20 incoming freshmen each year, with a total value of a four-year package estimated at $105,000 for in-state students and $155,000 for out-of-state students.
UNC Charlotte is committed to being an economic development partner in the Charlotte region. Their goal is to help them be successful as they continue investing capital and hiring people in the Charlotte region.
Level/Field of Study
The Scholarship is designed for high school seniors who are eager to embark on a transformative college and Undergraduate experience. There is no Discipline restriction.
The Scholarship is hosted in the United States of America.
Levine Scholarship Worth
The Levine Scholars Program awards scholarships to approximately 20 incoming freshmen each year. The total value of this four-year package is estimated at $105,000 for in-state students and $155,000 for out-of-state students.
- A four-year scholarship including full tuition, room, board and mandatory fees
- Four summers of experiences to develop leadership strengths and social awareness
- Access to an $8,000 service grant to support the Scholar’s work in the community
- Special lectures conducted by national and community leaders
As members of the Honors College, Levine Scholars will be given the opportunity to enrol in honours courses, live in the honours residence hall and complete a senior honours thesis as they progress toward graduation with honours distinction.
Levine Scholarship Requirements
- Students must be applicants for freshman enrolment at UNC Charlotte in an undergraduate program for the fall term immediately following their high school graduation.
- They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
- Students must demonstrate a commitment to community service, hold an academic record that reflects a sustained passion for knowledge, and possess a capacity for ethical leadership that elevates fellow students to a higher standard.
- While there are no minimum SAT, ACT or grade point averages to apply for the Levine Scholarship, students must excel academically and show evidence of experience, motivation and commitment toward the ideals of the program.
- Successful candidates will likely have a grade point average of 3.8 – 4.0 (unweighted) and score 1900 – 2400 on the three combined sections of the old SAT or a 29 – 36 on the ACT composite.
How To Apply for Levine Scholarship
The Levine Scholars Program has a four-step scholarship nomination/application process that includes the following;
Student applicants must be nominated online by their high school counsellor, there is no limit to the number of students that can be nominated from each high school.
Homeschooled students can be nominated by a professor or teacher who is not related to the student. The online nomination form will be available on August 15, and nominations will be accepted until October 8, 2019.
Application for Admission:
Student applicants should create a Future 49er Portal account that will allow them access, complete and submit the online freshman admissions application.
To create your Future account, you can visit https://futurefortyniners.uncc.edu/admissions/default.asp Applications and application materials (transcript and test scores) must be received by November 1, 2019.
Completion of a Levine Supplemental Scholarship Application:
Once students have been nominated, they will receive an email directing them to the Levine Scholars Portal where they will find the supplemental scholarship application and essay questions.
Student applicants should complete Section A of the application immediately so that emails can be sent to those individuals who will be writing letters of recommendation. The entire supplemental application must be completed and submitted online by November 8, 2019.
Submission of Online Recommendations:
Student applicants can have up to three recommendations submitted on their behalf, but only two recommendations will be required.
The first required recommendation should be from someone with direct knowledge of their academic potential and accomplishments; the second required recommendation should be from someone with direct knowledge of their commitment to community service and capacity for ethical leadership.
The third, optional, the recommendation can be from anyone who has known the student in an academic or community setting.
Students will be asked to submit the names and email addresses of their two required recommenders and one optional recommender when completing the supplemental scholarship application.
The recommenders will be sent an email immediately directing them to a link to the online recommendation form. The recommendation submission deadline is November 8, 2019.
Applications submitted on November 1st will be processed on November 5th. Until your application is processed, it will not be viewable in the future portal. Please be patient and allow several days for your status to be updated.
Levine Scholarship Deadline
August 15, 2019; The nomination form is available online for high school counsellors and college advisors.
October 19, 2019; Deadline for school counsellors to nominate students for the Levine Scholars Program.
November 1, 2019; Deadline for nominees to submit a complete freshman admissions application to UNC Charlotte Undergraduate Admissions. The application, application fee or approved fee waiver, official high school transcript and official SAT and/or ACT scores must be received by this date.
November 8, 2019; Deadline for nominees to complete the Levine Scholars supplemental application through the online portal. All recommendations must also be submitted online by this date.
November 21, 2019; Semifinalists and all other applicants are notified of their status through the Levine Scholars portal.
January 2, 2020; Finalists and all other applicants are notified of their status through the Levine Scholars portal.
February 10-11, 2020; Levine Scholars Finalist Program
March 1, 2020; Recipients and all other candidates notified of their status through the Levine Scholars portal.
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