Neyhart Scholarship

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The Neyhart Scholarship was established in 2010 by Clara and Greg Neyhart to encourage and support education for people living with kidney disease. The Neyhart Scholarship is awarded annually to a North Carolina resident enrolled in a North Carolina college, community college or university.

The award is available to students with kidney disease, kidney transplant or children of parents with kidney disease or transplant. Priority is given to kidney patients.

One award, worth from $1,500 to $1,750, is given annually.

Application Procedure
Applicants must submit the following items to be considered for funding:
  • An essay (up to 250 words) on a life experience that has had the most impact on your educational goals and objectives
  • Complete scholarship application
  • Verification of high school graduation, including transcript and GPA information, or GED
  • Current college or university transcript and GPA information (if applicable)
  • A list of community service, volunteer or additional activities in which you have participated
  • Two letters of recommendation
    • One letter must be from an employer or someone outside your family who knows you personally
    • One letter must come from your physician or your parent's physician

*Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Applications and enclosed materials must be postmarked by April 15 and sent to:

UNC Kidney Center
Neyhart Scholarship
7024 Burnett Womack Bldg, CB #7156
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7156

Other Information
For additional information, please call 919-966-2561.

Related Links
Scholarship Application

UNC Kidney Center