The Park Scholarship is a four-year scholarship awarded on the basis of outstanding accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, service, and character.
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What Makes a Park Scholar?
Park Scholars are intellectually curious students who think critically and seek learning experiences outside the classroom.
Nikhil Milind ’21, a 2019 Goldwater Scholar, is melding computer science and biology to explore links between genetics and disease. More »
Park Scholars listen well, lead by example, take risks, and champion original ideas.
Jada Hester ’20 presented her research on the wage gap among women of different races at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. More »
Park Scholars dedicate themselves to making a positive difference in their communities.
Since a group of Park Scholars launched this charity race in 2004, the Krispy Kreme Challenge has raised more than $1.87 million to benefit the North Carolina Children’s Hospital. More »
Park Scholars demonstrate the highest levels of integrity, honesty, and conscientiousness.
Jayna Lennon ’20 received NC State’s Mathews Medal for her work improving food security and supporting mental health programs on campus. More »
A Brave Young Coder in a Brave New World
Park Scholar Anna Owens '21 discovered her passion for cybersecurity while studying at NC State. Now, this atypical computer programmer is preparing to apply her skills at one of the world’s biggest tech companies.
November 2020 Park Enrichment Grants Awarded
The Park Enrichment Grant committee made the following awards to Park Scholars who submitted proposals by the Nov. 1 deadline.
Design Meets Biomechanics
Biomechanics and design might seem like separate fields. But Alyssa Cox '20 is mixing those two passions to find a career in athletic apparel and footwear innovation