Knight Family Textile Pioneer Scholarship
Provide need based scholarships to undergraduate students in the Wilson College of Textiles.
Preference will be given to students who reside in rural NC counties, currently defined as Tier 1 and 2 counties as determined by the NC Rural Economic Development Center. Additional preference will be given to students who meet one or more of the following criteria, with greater preference given to students who meet a greater number of the criteria:
- Students who reside in Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Cherokee, Clay, Cleveland, Gaston, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes or Yancey counties.
- Students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in Polymer and Color Chemistry
- Students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in Textile Engineering or Textile Technology