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Funding and Awards

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 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 Kathy A. Taft Education Leadership Fund

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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The Richard N. L. (Pete) Andrews Environmental Policy Fund

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 senior 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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