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Below is a comprehensive list of programs eligible to participate in the IPEP Distinguished Scholars Program. If you do not see your program and would like to inquire as to whether or not you are eligible to participate, please contact us at

Department of Allied Health Sciences:

  • Clinical Laboratory Science students
  • Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling students
  • Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy students
  • Physician Assistant Studies students
  • Physical Therapy students
  • Radiologic Science students
  • Speech and Hearing Sciences students

Kenan-Flagler Business School:

  • Undergraduate students
  • Master of Accounting students
  • MBA students
  • PhD students

Adams School of Dentistry:

  • Dental students
  • Dental Hygiene students
  • Advanced Dental Education (ADE) students

School of Education:

  • Undergraduate students
    • Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS)
    • Human Organizational Leadership and Development (HOLD)
    • K-12 Music Education
    • UNC Baccalaureate Education in Science and Teaching (UNC-BEST)
  • Master’s students
    • Early Childhood Intervention and Family Support (ECIFS)
    • Educational Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship (MEITE)
    • Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
    • Master of Education for Experienced Teachers (MEdX)
    • School Administration
    • School Counseling
  • Doctoral students
    • Applied Developmental Science and Special Education (ADSSE)
    • Culture, Curriculum, and Teacher Education (CCTE)
    • Learning Sciences and Psychological Studies (LSPS)
    • Policy, Leadership, and School Improvement (PLS)
    • School Psychology
    • Educational Leadership

School of Medicine:

  • Medical Degree (MD) students
  • Combined Degree Students
    • MD/PhD
    • MD/MPH
    • MD/MBA
  • Medical Education Development Program (MED) students
  • Medical Science Masters and PHD Students
    • Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program (BBSP)
    • BME (UNC-NCSU Biomedical Engineering)
    • Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)

School of Nursing:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD) students
  • Post-graduate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) students

Eshelman School of Pharmacy:

  • PharmD students
  • D. students
  • MS Program: Pharmacy Administration & Leadership students
  • Postdoctoral students

Gillings School of Global Public Health:

  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) students
    • Biostatistics
    • Environmental Health Sciences
    • Health policy and Management
    • Nutrition
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
    • Applied Epidemiology
    • Environmental Health Solutions
    • Global Health
    • Health Behavior
    • Health Equity, Social Justice and Human Rights
    • Health Policy
    • Leadership in Practice
    • Maternal, Child, and Family health
    • Nutrition with Registered Dietitian (RD) Training
    • Nutrition
    • Place-based Health
    • Population Health for Clinicians
    • Public Health Data Science
  • Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) students
  • Master of Science (MS) students
    • Biostatistics
    • Environmental Health Sciences and Engineering
    • Nutrition
  • Master of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) students
  • Master of Science in Environmental Engineering (MSEE) students
  • Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) students
    • Environmental Sciences and Engineering
    • Health policy and management
    • Maternal and child health

School of Social Work:

  • Master of Social Work (MSW) students
  • Ph.D. students