Future leaders

Meet 19 new EC Scholars


ECU News Services

Future engineers, physicians and musicians are among the 19 incoming East Carolina University freshmen selected for the prestigious EC Scholars Program.

The four-year merit scholarship recognizes outstanding academic performance, commitment to community engagement and strong leadership skills. Recipients are admitted to East Carolina University’s Honors College and receive a scholarship for four years, along with a stipend for study abroad, for a total value of approximately $61,000.

The entering Class of 2017 EC Scholar recipients have completed a rigorous three-tier selection process that includes: meeting the Honors College admissions criteria, having an additional faculty review and completing an on-campus interview. The incoming EC Scholar recipients have an average combined math/verbal SAT score of 1344 and an average unweighted GPA of 3.92.

For additional information on the EC Scholars Program, visit http://www.ecu.edu/ecscholars/ or contact Dr. Katie O’Connor, director of EC Scholars, at 252-328-6373 or oconnork@ecu.edu.

For more details on each individual scholar, click on the images below.