Park Scholarships Announces Class of 2016 Semifinalists

posted 2011.12.19

The Park Scholarships program has named the Semifinalists for the Park Scholars Class of 2016 from an applicant pool of nearly 1,500 outstanding high school seniors.

Applications were reviewed by the Park Scholarships Selection Committee, comprised of more than 200 Park Scholar and NC State alumni from across the nation. The committee selected Semifinalists based on four criteria: scholarship, leadership, service, and character.

The Semifinalists will be interviewed in early January. Following the interviews, about 100 Finalists will be invited to the NC State University campus for final selection activities, scheduled for February 17-18, 2012.

In March, approximately 45 students will be invited to join the Park Scholars Class of 2016.

A list of the Park Scholarships Class of 2016 Semifinalists is available in PDFformat here: Semifinalists

The Park Scholarships are named for the late Roy H. Park ‘31, an NC State alumnus who created the charitable Park Foundation, dedicated to education, media, and the environment. Approximately 45 scholarships are awarded each year to outstanding high school seniors for undergraduate study in any discipline at NC State.