ECU welcomes our newest EC Scholars

From aspiring engineers to entrepreneurs and music education majors, the newest class of EC Scholars is thinking big.

The EC Scholars program is the most prestigious and competitive undergraduate merit scholarship at ECU, recognizing outstanding academic performance, commitment to community engagement and strong leadership skills. Each year, 20 scholars are admitted to the ECU Honors College and receive a scholarship for four years, along with a stipend for study abroad, for a total value of approximately $62,000.

“EC Scholars are among the university’s most valued investments as they embody academic excellence, intellectual curiosity, and leadership, a way of life that is at the heart of East Carolina,” says Todd Fraley, program director.

The incoming class has an average combined math/verbal SAT score of 1339, average ACT score of 28 and an average unweighted GPA of 3.88.


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