UNC Project Uplift - Nomination Required

Project Uplift is designed for outstanding African American, Native American, Latinx/Hispanic, Asian American, low income, rural and other rising seniors from historically underserved populations.

Nominated students are invited to spend two days on campus to experience the academic rigor and social climate of UNC.

Project Uplift is a special program that enables high-achieving rising seniors to experience college life on the Carolina campus. Students spend two days visiting classes, meeting with faculty and staff, interacting with Carolina students, and participating in cultural and social activities.


The individual program dates are May 25-27, June 1-3, June 8-10, and June 15-17. There is a nonrefundable $35 program fee which covers all meals, housing, t-shirt, and program materials. Please note this fee does not include travel costs to Chapel Hill.