The Shuford Program Application is open to all students, regardless of their major. The purpose of the application is to connect with students who are committed to our programs goals on growing innovation and entrepreneurship at Carolina and around the world. It is our hope that through the application process we can understand how a student would contribute to our community and why they are interested in the unconventional student entrepreneurship. 


The Parts Needed to Apply

  • Basic information (Name, hometown, major pid) 

  • Resume

  • short essay on who you are and why this program would be a good fit for you.

  • completed or are enrolled in ECON 125

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Who are we looking for? 

  • Students who will contribute to our entrepreneurial community in ways that we cannot even imagine.

  • Doers, makers, creators, engagers--all things that are dynamic, thought provoking and catalyst of change!

  • Through our holistic review process we are searching for a clear idea of how you, as a person, will bring a different perspective into our classroom and our program.

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Things to note before applying

  • The program takes three semesters to complete, therefore you must have three semesters left to apply

  • If you are planning to apply to a school/college within the university (ex: KFBS, Gillings or J-school) and are admitted to the program before then, you must redeclare the minor within that schools/colleges specific academic advising entity.

keep an eye out for fall 2019 applications