Light on the Hill Society Scholarship

Honoring the Past. Cultivating the Future.

The Light on the Hill Scholarship serves as a tribute to Carolina’s African American graduates of the 1950s and 60s. The fund provides scholarships to academically gifted, African American students who attend Carolina. Be the light and be a part of something bigger.

The selection committee is accepting applications the 2020-21 academic year.

  • Application Deadline: Committee is still accepting applications at this time.
  • Apply today.

Help support a Light on the Hill scholar.

Tanea Pettis '95
Assistant Director of Enrichment Programs
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Tanea has been a member of the GAA staff since 1998. She currently serves as assistant director of enrichment programs overseeing the Light on the Hill Society Scholarship, athletics, Homecoming and reunions. She’s a dedicated member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., carries her NOOK with her wherever she goes and has a large collection of Coca-Cola bottles from across the world in her office.