Awards and Funding

We know that cost is a big consideration for students. UNC prides itself on its value in giving you a top-notch education at a lower cost than our peer schools. The Department of Health Behavior is committed to recruiting and retaining an outstanding and diverse student body, while keeping the education affordable.

The University, School, and Department is able to offer students many different resources to help with the cost of education, including:
Graduate School Fellowships and Awards
Teaching Assistantships
Research Assistantships
Departmental Awards
School-wide Awards (incoming and continuing) — please click on “Awards” tab
Tuition Remission (for out-of-state residents)
Foreign Language and Area Studies Awards
Federal Student Loans
UNC Office of Scholarships and Student Aid

Travel Awards (funds available to students in the program traveling for research or to attend a conference)
Applying for NC residency for tuition purposes

All applications submitted by the priority deadline will be considered
for highly competitive Graduate School merit awards.
There is no separate application for these awards.