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 seek learning experiences beyond the classroom.

Nikhil Milind ’21

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.

Timothy Reid '24

As a first-year senator in Student Government, Timothy Reid ’24 is working to support his peers during a challenging time and advance policies to improve student wellbeing. More »


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

Krispy Kreme Challenge

Since a group of Park Scholars launched the Krispy Kreme Challenge in 2004, the charity race 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

Jayna Lennon ’20 received NC State’s Mathews Medal for her work improving food security and supporting mental health programs on campus. More »

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