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The application to join the Morehead-Cain Class of 2024 opens on August 15, 2019.

Our Criteria

The Morehead-Cain is brought to life by hundreds of individuals from around the world—which calls for some criteria.

Leadership

You initiate. You get things done.

You influence, energize, and inspire others to work together to make an impact. It’s more than titles held or roles played. For you, leadership is about courage and action.

You influence, energize, and inspire others to work together to make an impact. It’s more than titles held or roles played. For you, leadership is about courage and action.

Character

Courage, humility, and integrity.

Courage, humility, integrity, maturity, perseverance, self‑awareness, generosity, and empathy—these are the core values of the Morehead‑Cain community. You embrace the fact that you are growing and learning.

Courage, humility, integrity, maturity, perseverance, self‑awareness, generosity, and empathy—these are the core values of the Morehead‑Cain community. You embrace the fact that you are growing and learning.

Scholarship

You live for opportunities to learn.

You thrive in an academically rigorous environment, yet are able to contribute to your community in other ways. You’re ready to take full advantage of UNC’s academic excellence.

You thrive in an academically rigorous environment, yet are able to contribute to your community in other ways. You’re ready to take full advantage of UNC’s academic excellence.

Physical Vigor

You have demonstrated a sustained commitment to fitness and wellness.

You value what is gained—collaboration, sportsmanship, discipline, stamina, and persistence—by preparing for and engaging in competitions and performances.*

*Due consideration is given to nominees with physical limitations.
You value what is gained—collaboration, sportsmanship, discipline, stamina, and persistence—by preparing for and engaging in competitions and performances.*