Morehead-Cain Selection Calendar
2016–2017

  • North Carolina Students

    2016

    August 15

    Application goes live

    October 15

    Application due for students attending in-state, out-of-state, and international high schools

    December 9

    Semifinalist notification to students attending North Carolina high schools

    2017

    January 3–12

    Regional Selection Interviews in North Carolina

    Tenative Schedule:
    January 3—Charlotte
    January 4—Asheville
    January 5—Winston-Salem
    January 6—Chapel Hill
    January 10—Greenville
    January 12—Chapel Hill*

    * Rescheduled due to weather

    January 17

    Finalist notification to students attending North Carolina high schools

    March 4–March 7

    Final Selection Weekend in Chapel Hill

    March 10

    Scholarships offered, all finalists notified

    April 11

    Deadline to accept the Morehead-Cain

    April 28

    Class of 2021 announced

  • Out-of-State and International Students

    2016

    August 15

    Application goes live

    October 15

    Application due for students attending in-state, out-of-state, and international high schools

    November 11

    Semifinalist notification to students attending out-of-state and international high schools

    November 11–19

    Video interviews with out-of-state and international semifinalists

    December 9

    Finalist notification to students attending out-of-state and international high schools

    2017

    March 4–March 7

    Final Selection Weekend in Chapel Hill

    March 10

    Scholarships offered, all finalists notified

    April 11

    Deadline to accept the Morehead-Cain

    April 28

    Class of 2021 announced

  • British Students

    2016

    August 15

    Application goes live

    October 15

    Application deadline for students attending British high schools

    October 31

    Semifinalist notification to British students

    November 20–21

    British semifinal interviews in London

    Finalist notification to British students will take place on Wednesday, November 23.

    2017

    March 4–March 7

    Final Selection Weekend in Chapel Hill

    March 10

    Scholarships offered, all finalists notified

    April 11

    Deadline to accept the Morehead-Cain

    April 28

    Class of 2021 announced

  • Canadian Students

    2016

    August 15

    Application goes live

    October 31

    Application deadline for students attending Canadian high schools

    December 9

    Semifinalist notification to Canadian students

    December 12–16

    Phone and Skype interviews

    December 22

    Finalist notification to Canadian students

    2017

    March 4–March 7

    Final Selection Weekend in Chapel Hill

    March 10

    Scholarships offered, all finalists notified

    April 11

    Deadline to accept the Morehead-Cain

    April 28

    Class of 2021 announced

  • Admissions Referral Students

    2016

    October 15

    UNC-Chapel Hill Early Action deadline

    December 21

    Admissions Referral Candidates—select Early Action applicants nominated by UNC Admissions—invited to apply for Morehead-Cain

    2017

    January 9

    Deadline for Admissions Referral Candidates to apply, including video interviews

    January 17

    Finalist notification to Admissions Referral Candidates

    March 4–March 7

    Final Selection Weekend in Chapel Hill

    March 10

    Scholarships offered, all finalists notified

    April 11

    Deadline to accept the Morehead-Cain

    April 28

    Class of 2021 announced

Note: On notifications days, all notifications are made at the end of the business day (Eastern Standard Time).