Application for the fall 2019 admission cycle is now OPEN. The program deadline to submit applications is April 9, 2019. Applications submitted prior to the April 9 deadline that meet criteria may be eligible for early review and decision, beginning February 2019. To apply for the Merit Scholarship, applications must be submitted by December 11, 2018 and meet all UNC Graduate School criteria for consideration. The Merit Scholarship provides full tuition and a monthly stipend to work with the Division for the first year in the program.