The Park Scholarships program at North Carolina State University selected 500 Semifinalists for the Class of 2026. Candidates were selected from an exceptionally talented pool of 2,260 applicants based on outstanding accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, service, and character.
A list of the Class of 2026 Park Scholarships Semifinalists is available here: Class of 2026 Park Scholarships Semifinalists
NC State and Park alumni and friends will conduct video interviews with Semifinalists on Jan. 8.
Semifinalists will be notified of their status in late January. Approximately 112 Finalists will be invited to the NC State campus to participate in Final Selection Activities on Feb. 18-19.
The Park Scholarships program will announce the Class of 2026 Park Scholars in mid-May.
The Park Scholarships program, now in its 26th year, is named for the late Roy H. Park ‘31, an NC State alumnus who created the charitable Park Foundation, dedicated to education, media, and the environment. Approximately 40 scholarships will be awarded this year to outstanding high school seniors for study in any discipline at NC State.