UNC ESHELMAN SCHOOL OF PHARMACY EARLY ASSURANCE PROGRAM
An Early Assurance Program has been established with the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy (ESOP). This program offers early assurance of admission into the UNC ESOP Doctor of Pharmacy Program after a minimum of two years of undergraduate study at UNCP. Candidates will be selected based on academic and nonacademic strengths identified by UNCP's NC-Health Careers Access Program (NC-HCAP) in conjunction with the Department of Biology and Chemistry and through performance after the first year of study at UNCP. Up to five students will be admitted annually through the Early Assurance Program. For more information, contact the UNCP Health Careers Access Program at 910.521.6673.
ECU BRODY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE EARLY ASSURANCE PROGRAM
The Early Assurance Program is a partnership between ECU Brody School of Medicine (BSOM) and UNC Pembroke whereby two of the 80 seats in the entering BSOM class are reserved four years in advance for outstanding students attending UNCP for their undergraduate program. Students selected as an Early Assurance student at BSOM will receive a four-year merit scholarship. The scholarship covers expenses including tuition, books, room and board (for on-campus housing only). North Carolina residents in the counties of Robeson, Hoke, Scotland, Bladen, Columbus and Sampson are eligible for the Brody School of Medicine Early Assurance Program. Qualified students will be invited for an interview by the Brody School of Medicine as part of the application process. For more information, contact the UNCP Health Careers Access Program at 910.521.6673.
CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
UNCP and Case Western Reserve University School of Law have entered into a Strategic Partnership which provides that upon acceptance into CWRU Law School, a UNCP graduate will receive a scholarship, stipend and additional benefits provided by CWRU Law School. All scholarships awarded per this Agreement are for three (3) academic years, provided the student remains in good academic standing. An Applicant accepting admission to CWRU Law School can enroll, tuition-free, in the CWRU Law summer program, will be provided their required textbooks for their first semester at no cost and will be assigned a mentor. Upon completion of the Fall semester with a minimum GPA of 3.0, an applicant will be guaranteed a summer law clerk placement or a minimum $2000 law-school-provided stipend for an unpaid summer position with a nonprofit or government agency in the event no other funding is available. In the third year of law school, an applicant will receive $1,000 to cover bar examination related expenses under the then applicable terms of our bar-stipend program.
ECU PUBLIC HEALTH
East Carolina and UNCP signed a memorandum of understanding, which will provide an easier path for UNCP graduates to matriculate to degree and certificate programs offered by ECU’s Department of Public Health. ECU offers a Master of Public Health and Doctor of Public Health degrees and an online certificate. The agreement will enable faculty from both institutions to work together on research and educational initiatives with a shared goal to enhance the health of citizens in eastern North Carolina and across the state through research, education, and service. For more information, contact the UNCP Health Careers Access Program at 910.521.6673.
METHODIST PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
Methodist University’s Physician Assistant Program has entered into an articulation agreement with UNCP designed to strengthen the program’s goal of encouraging diversity in the health professions programs. Through the agreement, Methodist will reserve a maximum of two seats in the program for qualified UNCP graduates who are identified as American Indians. For more information, contact the UNCP Health Careers Access Program at 910.521.6673.
NC STATE 3+2 DUAL-DEGREE ENGINEERING PROGRAM (Electrical or Mechanical)
Students enrolling in the 3+2 Dual-Degree Engineering Program attend UNCP for three years majoring in Applied Physics. After the successful completion of all requirements, students attend NC State University’s College of Engineering for two years to complete a second degree in either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering. Students interested in the program will follow a set schedule of courses throughout their program and will receive additional support and mentorship during their three years at UNCP. Upon satisfaction of program requirements at UNCP, department staff will assist in the transition to enrolling at NC State for the final two years of the program. For more information, contact Dr. Siva Mandjiny at 910.521.6608. For more information, visit uncp.edu/electricalmechanical.
NC STATE 3+2 DUAL-DEGREE ENGINEERING PROGRAM (Civil or Environmental)
Students enrolling in the 3+2 Dual-Degree Engineering Program attend UNCP for three years majoring in Geo-environmental Science. After the successful completion of all requirements, students attend NC State University’s College of Engineering for two years to complete a second degree in either Civil or Environmental Engineering. Students interested in the program will follow a set schedule of courses throughout their program and will receive additional support and mentorship during their three years at UNCP. Upon satisfaction of program requirements at UNCP, department staff will assist in the transition to enrolling at NC State for the final two years of the program. For more information, visit uncp.edu/civilenvironmental.
UNC SYSTEM VETERINARY EDUCATION ACCESS SCHOLARS (UNC-SVEA) PROGRAM
UNCP and NCSU have developed an agreement establishing the first-ever UNC System Veterinary Education Access Scholars (UNC-SVEA) program. Up to two students, plus one alternate, from each entering class of UNCP’s Biology program are selected during their sophomore year. All UNC-SVEA Scholar students are required to complete all academic requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree at UNCP, as well as meet all academic requirements for admission to NCSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, contact the UNCP Health Careers Access Program at 910.521.6673.
TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY PRE-VETERINARY MEDICINE SCHOLARS PROGRAM
UNCP and Tuskegee University have established a Pre-Veterinary Medicine Scholars Program. This program serves as a pipeline to prepare and inspire talented UNCP undergraduate students who wish to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. Under this MOU, each year two qualified UNCP students from the Department of Biology are guaranteed acceptance in the Tuskegee School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, contact the UNCP Health Careers Access Program at 910.521.6673.
THE INSTITUTE OF WORLD POLITICS
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke has signed an Early Assurance Agreement with the Institute of World Politics for students interested in graduate study and careers in Political Science and Public Administration. The Institute of World Politics is a private graduate school of national security, intelligence and international affairs in Washington DC, and Reston, Virginia. Through this partnership, qualified students receive $2,200 guaranteed scholarship per semester for IWP’s in-person academic programs, if accepted within IWP admission guidelines, upon graduation from UNCP. Additional merit based scholarships, paid internships, and work study positions are also available. Tuition is reduced from $650 to $500 per credit hour for those enrolled in IWP’s distance programs. Applicants must apply on or after April 30 of their Junior/3rd Year to be pre-approved. For more information, visit iwp.edu/about/partners/iwp-and-university-of-north-carolina-at-pembroke/.