Scholarships Archives

An Access Scholarship helped Jonelle Romero attend ECU, and after excelling in her undergraduate classes, Romero is now a first-year student at the School of Dental Medicine. (Photo by Rhett Butler)
Dec 21, 2018
  • Erin Ward


Jonelle Romero wants to be a dentist. An Access Scholarship helped her attend East Carolina University, where she excelled in her classes, volunteered locally and shadowed an oral surgeon. The...

Nov 21, 2018
  • ECU News Services

ECU’s College of Education inducts 35; raises $40K for scholarships

Thirty-five educators and education advocates have been inducted in the East Carolina University College of Education’s Educators Hall of Fame. The 20th annual ceremony was held Oct. 27 in the...

Residential Scholars Samantha Willard and Brandon Fellenstein walk together on ECU’s campus. (Photo by Cliff Hollis)
Nov 21, 2018
  • Erin Ward


An ECU scholarship that pays upperclassmen to live on campus is encouraging students to become more involved in the university and local community. The Residential Scholars Program awards students $4,000...

students receiving study abroad scholarships
Nov 20, 2018
  • Jamie Smith


East Carolina University celebrated International Education Week on Nov. 15 as faculty, staff and students were recognized for their commitment to growing internationalization at the university. This was the second...

Nov 02, 2018
  • ECU News Services

ECU Glaxo Women in Science Scholars network with mentors

East Carolina University sophomore Jamie Chamberlin and senior Ashley Lynn are recipients of the 2018 Glaxo Women in Science scholarship. As recipients of the scholarship, they receive more than just...

Oct 23, 2018
  • Erin Ward


East Carolina University seeks to significantly increase its general scholarship offerings for first-year students with the new Chancellor’s Scholars program. While ECU has long championed support for high achievers and...

Entrance to East Carolina Universityh
Sep 25, 2018
  • Jules Norwood


East Carolina University has a new tool to use in its effort to help students earn a college degree. RaiseMe is a platform through which high school and community college...

Makayla Harris (left), Madison Weeks and Erin Mackey are the current Gordon Darragh scholarship recipients. Their four-year scholarship covers tuition, fees, room and board, and emphasizes leadership development. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Sep 21, 2018
  • Erin Ward


A lesser-known scholarship at East Carolina University valued at up to $100,000 aims to attract high achieving students on par with North Carolina State’s Park Scholarship and the Morehead-Cain Scholarship...

(From left) Dr. Mark Notestine, president of the ECU Medical & Health Sciences Foundation, with Brody Scholars Helina Gan, Ross Masters and Amber Priester. (Photo by Cliff Hollis)
Aug 21, 2018
  • Rob Spahr


Three medical students at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine have been awarded the university’s most prestigious scholarship. Amber Priester, Ross Masters and Helina Gan – who are all North Carolina...

Jul 24, 2018
  • ECU News Services

After wife’s death, professor creates nursing scholarship in her name

Dr. Tom Irons keeps a voicemail on his phone of his wife laughing. It’s just a short giggle in an otherwise mundane message, but her laugh is one of the...