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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: Sunday, March 1, 2020
  • Apply today.

The end of 2019 is almost here.


Tanea Pettis '95
Assistant Director of Enrichment Programs
919-843-9694
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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.