The Park Scholarships program provides a four-year scholarship to NC State University awarded on the basis of outstanding accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, service and character.

What Makes a Park Scholar?


Park Scholars are intellectually curious students who seek learning experiences beyond the classroom.

Daniel Haller '22

Daniel Haller ’22, a 2020 Goldwater Scholar, knew when he came to NC State he wanted to study global infectious diseases. More »


Park Scholars listen well, lead by example, take risks, and champion original ideas.

Timothy Reid '24

As Student Body President, Timothy Reid ’24 is working to advance policies to improve student well-being. More »


Park Scholars dedicate themselves to making a positive difference in their communities.

Nicholas Oyarzun ’24 and Sam Dotson ’24

Nicholas Oyarzun ’24 and Sam Dotson ’24 created Park Under-Resourced Assistance (PURA) to help bring outstanding students to NC State and the Park Scholarships program. More »


Park Scholars demonstrate the highest levels of integrity, honesty, and conscientiousness.

Elizabeth Dogbe

Elizabeth Dogbe ’21 is passionate about transportation planning and traffic operations and will graduate ready to pursue a meaningful career making transit systems more equitable. More »