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How To Apply

Applications Available: Oct. 15, 2019

Please read the information below before submitting your application online.

Applicants will be evaluated and selected by a selection committee based on their academic achievement, evidence of community service, leadership qualities and the strength of their essays.  The following scholarships will be awarded for fall 2020:

  • Two (2) $2,000 LOTH Julius Peppers scholarships (renewable up to three years)
  • Eight (8) one-time $2,500 LOTH scholarships

Points to Remember

  • Deadline:11:59 p.m. (EDT) on Sunday, March 1, 2020.
  • Eligible applicants must be a high school senior who has applied and plans to attend to Carolina in the fall.
  • Applicants will be considered for both the Light on the Hill Society and Peppers scholarship (no need to apply for both).
  • Be sure to submit the online portion of the application all at one time (do not submit multiple entries).
  • Please remind the individual writing your letter to include your full name on the recommendation letter (no form is required for the recommendation letter).
  • Only submit one (1) recommendation letter; multiple letters will not be reviewed.

Application Components

The following will be required:

  • Your resume
  • Three (3) essays
  • One (1) letter of recommendation; emailed to loth@unc.edu
  • Transcript; mailed (see address below);  or email to loth@unc.edu, if sent by the school counselor
  • Photo

Contact Information

  • Email: loth@unc.edu
  • Phone: (919) 843-9694
  • Standard: Attn: Tanea Pettis, GAA/LOTH, PO Box 660, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
  • Overnight: Attn: Tanea Pettis, GAA/Alumni Center, 106 Stadium Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Online Application Process

  • Opens Oct. 15, 2019