“It’s our time to create and build a legacy of our own.”

Keith CowanClass of 1978, Chair, Morehead-Cain Scholarship Fund Board

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“I’ve often described the Morehead-Cain Scholarship as Carolina’s secret sauce.”

Dr. James MoeserChancellor Emeritus, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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“I think the real question is, ‘how can you not give back to a program that’s given so much to each of us?’”

Frank CraighillClass of 1961

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  • Scholarship
    31 of UNC's last 34 Rhodes Scholars
    All 5 of UNC's Mitchell Scholars
    2 of UNC's 3 winners Gates Gambridge Scholars
    35 Fulbright Scholars
    24 of UNC's 38 Luce Scholars
    19 of UNC's 33 Truman Scholars
    1,000+ Phi Beta Kappa Members
    1,000+ Honors Carolina Participants
    300+ North Carolina Fellows
    27 Student Body Presidents
    21 Honor Court Chairs
    322 Members of the Order of the Golden Fleece
    33 Campus Y Co‑Presidents
    100+ Campus Organizations founded, including: Students for Students International (S4SI) HOPE Gardens Nourish International UNC Dance Marathon UNC Clef Hangers and UNC Loreleis Student Environmental Action Coalition The Cellar Door Literary Magazine Carolina Microfinance Initiative
  • Business
    Company Founders, Co‑Founders, and CEOs
    Galahad Clark '99 Vivobarefoot shoes
    David Gardner '88 The Motley Fool
    Sallie Krawcheck '87 Ellevate Network
    Jonathan Reckford '84 Habitat for Humanity International
    Tim Sullivan '85 Ancestry.com
    Dacia Toll '94 Achievement First
    Dennis Whittle '83 GlobalGiving
    Robbie Bach '84 Former President,
    Entertainment & Devices Division at Microsoft
    Ann Livermore '80 Director and Former EVP of Hewlett-Packard
    Jamie Rosenberg '92 VP Digital Content at Google
    Jim Cooper '75 U.S. Congressman, Tennessee's Fifth
    Congressional District
    Roy Cooper '79 Governor of North Carolina
    Mike McIntyre '78 Fmr. U.S. Congressman, North Carolina's Seventh
    Congressional District
    David Price '61 U.S. Congressman, North Carolina's Fourth
    Congressional District
    Jennifer Watson Roberts '82 Mayor of Charlotte
    MacArthur Fellowship "Genius Grant" Recipients
    Taylor Branch '68
    Richard Lenski '82
    Pulitzer Prize Recipients
    Keith Bradsher '86
    Taylor Branch '68
    Bobby Evans '91 General Manager of the San Francisco Giants
    Kate Harris '05 One of Canada's Top 10 Adventurers
    Jennifer Steinbrenner Swindal '81 General Partner and Vice Chair of the New York Yankees
    John Swofford '71 Commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC)
    Malcolm Turner '93 President of the NBA Development League
    Medicine & Research
    Francis Collins '77 Director of the National Institutes of Health
    Mike Kastan '77 Director of the Duke Cancer Institute
    Steven Piantadosi '73 Director of the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars‑Sinai
    Ned Sharpless '88 Director of Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Alumni Engagement Inspire Graphic
    105 Selection Committee Members
    190 Alumi Readers
    23 Alumni in Residence / Alumni Speakers
    1,094 Advisory Team Members
    1,189 Donors
    45 Internship Sponsors
    96 UNC Board of Visitors
    13 UNC Board of Trustees
    97 GAA Board Members
    300+ Morehead‑Cain Partners
  • Morehead‑Cains Make an Impact Across the Globe
    Kenya Alumni: 1
    Lesotho Alumni: 1
    Mauritius Alumni: 1
    Namibia Alumni: 1
    Nigeria Alumni: 1
    Rwanda Alumni: 3
    South Africa Alumni: 4
    China Alumni: 9
    India Alumni: 2
    Indonesia Alumni: 2
    Israel Alumni: 1
    Japan Alumni: 3
    Jordan Alumni: 1
    Malaysia Alumni: 1
    Russia Alumni: 1
    Singapore Alumni: 4
    South Korea Alumni: 1
    Thailand Alumni: 1
    Australia Alumni: 2
    New Zealand Alumni: 1
    Austria Alumni: 1
    Bulgaria Alumni: 1
    France Alumni: 7
    Germany Alumni: 3
    Italy Alumni: 1
    Ireland Alumni: 1
    Luxembourg Alumni: 1
    Netherlands Alumni: 1
    Spain Alumni: 1
    Sweden Alumni: 1
    Switzerland Alumni: 3
    United Kingdom Alumni: 92
    North America
    Canada Alumni: 52
    Costa Rica Alumni: 1
    Guatemala Alumni: 1
    Mexico Alumni: 1
    United States 2,739
    South America
    Chile Alumni: 1
    Ecuador Alumni: 1
    Uruguay Alumni: 1