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The Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program encourages talented students to explore their STEM interests at a world-class research university, while engaging them in a small community filled with collaboration and inspiration. Along the way, they strengthen the critical skills needed to become the next generation of leaders in science and technology fields and build a lasting network of support.


Prepare for top graduate programs and careers through rigorous STEM majors


Discover solutions to tough problems alongside UNC’s innovative research community


Contribute diverse experiences and interests to redefine what it means to be a scientist


Commit to achieving success together with a tight-knit cohort of goal-oriented peers

STEM Excellence


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Kiara Thompson with her research poster at the NOBCChE conference in September.

Research Profile: Protein Design for New Medical Therapies

Kiara Thompson (UNC’ 23, CSS 7) is a biochemistry and biology double-major from Tallahassee, FL. She currently studies protein design

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CSS scholar Pascale Paul in the Weeks lab.

Research Profile: From the Classroom to the Lab

Pascale Paul (UNC ’25, CSS 9) is a chemistry and neuroscience double-major from Ashburn, VA. Her research into complex RNA

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