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School of Graduate Studies

George L. Carter Scholarships Plus


To offer scholarships to outstanding out-of-state students, both full and part-time, who are not eligible for most other scholarships and fee-waivers.

Award Details

Scholarship awards up to $17,000 per year for students enrolled in 12 credit hours. Amount is prorated for students enrolled in 11 credit hours or less.


  1. New Student
  2. Residents of Buncombe and Henderson Counties in North Carolina
  3. Admission to a graduate certificate or degree program
  4. Full-time and part-time students are eligible
  5. Eligible students are automatically considered for the scholarship upon admission. No application is necessary.
  6. Priority will be given to students who have been admitted by May 1 for fall term; September 1 for the spring term; and March 1 for the summer term.

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