The Duncan MacRae Jr. Public Policy Fund

The Duncan MacRae Jr. Public Policy Fund supports research opportunities and internship experiences for Public Policy majors through the Duncan MacRae Jr. Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), the Duncan MacRae Jr. Mentored Research Assistant Grant and the Duncan MacRae Jr. Public Policy Internship Grant.

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The Duncan MacRae Jr. Public Policy Internship Grant

The Duncan MacRae Jr. Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

The Duncan MacRae Jr. Mentored Research Assistant Grant

The Duncan MacRae Jr. Honors Thesis Grant

The Hammer Fund for the Enrichment of the PhD Curriculum in Public Policy

The Philip and Jane Hammer Fund for the Enrichment of the PhD Curriculum in Public Policy was established in 1991 by Jane R. Hammer. The fund aides in the recruitment and support of exceptional graduate students in the PhD program in public policy.

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The Richard “Pete” Andrews Fellow in Environmental Policy

The Richard N. L. (“Pete”) Andrews Fund was established in 2015 in honor of Professor (Emeritus) Pete Andrews. The Andrews Fellowship is awarded to a rising junior majoring in public policy, environmental studies, environmental sciences or environmental health sciences with a demonstrated interest in and dedication to policy-related research and/or service related to solutions for local, state, national and/or global environmental challenges.

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The Hodding Carter III Public Service Fellowship

The Hodding Carter III Public Service Fellowship was established in 2015 in honor of Hodding Carter III, the (Emeritus) University Professor of Leadership and Public Policy at UNC-Chapel Hill. The Fellowship supports opportunities for UNC undergraduate public policy majors to engage in public service opportunities in our communities, the American south, the nation and around the globe.

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The Michael A. Stegman Award for Policy Research and Advocacy

The Michael A. Stegman Award for Policy Research and Advocacy was established in 2007 by the faculty to honor Professor Michael Stegman, first chair of UNC’s Department of Public Policy and previously a professor and Chair of the Department of City and Regional Planning. The Stegman Award for Policy Research and Advocacy will recognize a graduating public policy major who has demonstrated an ability to use policy research and analysis to advocate for social change and a commitment to play a future role in policy research and advocacy.

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The Kathy A. Taft Education Policy Award

The Kathy Taft Education Policy Award was established in 2010 in honor of Kathy Taft, a longtime member of the NC State School Board. The purpose of the Kathy Taft Award is to recognize a rising or graduating senior majoring in public policy with an interest in and dedication to education policy.

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