Transfer Center

Research & Scholarships Opportunities for Transfer Students

Research Opportunities

NIH “Bridges to the Baccalaureate” Research Training

This program is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the agency of the Federal government that oversees research in the biomedical sciences. Through the “Bridges to the Baccalaureate” program, the NIH supports partnerships between community colleges and four-year institutions, with the goal of encouraging students from underrepresented groups, including women, minorities, and low income families, to pursue STEM fields. The “Bridges to the Baccalaureate” program prepares students to transfer and earn a bachelors degree from UNC Charlotte. This is a paid opportunity.

Eligibility

  • Students are required to have successfully completed a least one BIO class before applying.
  • Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

For more information on the program, contact Chelsea Edward (chelsea.edward@chihua-remo.com, 704-216-7152).

Scholarship Opportunities

SPARC Scholarship

This scholarship encourages students from underrepresented groups, including women, minorities, and low income families, to pursue STEM fields. The program prepares students to transfer to UNC Charlotte’s Bachelor of Science program and provides up to $6,000 per year for two years at Rowan-Cabarrus and up to $7,500 per year available at UNC Charlotte.

Eligibility

  • More information coming soon!

For more information on the SPARC scholarship, visit our SPARC webpage.

RCCC Foundation

For all other scholarship opportunities, please visit the RCCC Foundation website.

Other Opportunities

TRIO Student Support Services

The goal of the TRIO Student Support Services program is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants. Eligible students include low-income, first generation and/or students with a documented disability.

For more information, visit our TRIO webpage.