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Goodnight Scholarships

The Goodnight Scholarships office prepares North Carolina's top STEM talent to become transformational leaders at NC State University, in North Carolina and in the world.

Goodnight Scholarships

The Goodnight Scholarships office is home to two scholarship programs, the Goodnight Scholars Program and the Goodnight Transfer Scholars Program. The Goodnight Scholars Program was founded in 2008, and the Goodnight Transfer Scholars Program was founded in 2017, both with generous support from NC State alumni Jim Goodnight ‘65 and Ann Goodnight ‘68. In addition to full-tuition scholarships, both offer comprehensive student development programs designed to develop scholars into leaders within the STEM and STEM-education fields. 

96% Graduation Rate Since 2012

$22k/Year in Scholarship Amount

300 Current Goodnight Scholars

September (and a little bit of August) Programming recap incoming! This month, our scholars made mosaic coasters, visited Frankie's Fun Park, conquered a ropes course, learned some Latin dance moves, and more!
Now that the semester is in full swing, we're thinking back to our First-Year and Transfer Scholar Retreat. Check out the newest scholars building catapults, playing trivia in Carter-Finley Stadium, completing desktop escape rooms, and more!
Morgan Fairbanks, Class of 2023, Studied abroad on Andros Island in the Bahamas last Summer. Read more to learn about her experiences!
Over the Summer, Mohhid Kidwai had the incredible opportunity to travel to Islamabad, Pakistan for a Business Analyst internship. While in Pakistan, Mohhid gave back to the community by volunteering in Rawalpindi at The Educators School.  Click the link in our bio to to learn more about how he used his enrichment grant to support his experience!
We are happy to highlight our Hispanic and LatinX students during Hispanic Heritage Month!

On this episode, I sat down with Andrea Zamudio and talked about her study experience in Puerto Rico, world's largest tourist attractions, rotisserie chicken, cultural immersion, global politics, and the importance of embracing your roots. Link in Bio
Have questions about the Goodnight Program? Ambassadors Nyana, Nadia, and Jobie are here to deliver the answers to three commonly asked questions in a snap! From how many semesters the scholarship covers to the types of expenses that it covers, we aim to make sure you have the right information to your comfort. Be on the lookout for future reels answering the other questions or visit the website’s FAQ page!
The Goodnight Scholarships office is happy to continue on in the celebration of Latinx Heritage Month. We appreciate the many cultures and backgrounds that our Hispanic and Latinx students and staff bring to our community! Throughout the month, we have showcased several of our Hispanic and Latinx students, and will continue to do so through our spotlights, podcasts, and videos. Goodnight Scholars can find these flags hanging up in our lounge through October 15th.
Anthony Avery, a Goodnight Scholar in the transfer class of 2025, transitioned from the military to where he is now. Read more to learn about how the military has helped him throughout thew start of his first semester at NC State.
We are happy to highlight our Hispanic and LatinX students during Hispanic Heritage Month! 

Maria Mata-Reyes, class of 2025, not only loves the Goodnight Scholar's program, but also education. Read more to learn about how Maria's major and future goals in education connect to her identity and interests
We are happy to highlight our Hispanic and LatinX students during Hispanic Heritage Month! 

Follow along with Goodnight Scholar Ricardo Hernandez Rojas T’25 as he walks us through his day around campus in this nostalgic reel!
We are happy to highlight our Hispanic and LatinX students during Hispanic Heritage Month! 

Ever since she was little, Mariana has been passionate about health and medicine. Now that she is at NC State, Mariana has been able to further develop her passions in medicine through  extracurriculars and her major. Read more to learn about how Mariana de Andrea Pereira combines her racial and ethnic background with her interest in medicine.
Class of 2023 Senior Retreat in Savannah, GA recap incoming! Between exploring the historic downtown, eating at local restaurants, and working through reflection activities, these seniors had a chance to connect even further with each other as they take on their last semesters. Head over to our YouTube channel for the full video!
Muskan Aslam knew that she wanted to participate in undergraduate research the minute she got to NC State's campus. Continue reading to learn more about how Muskan Aslam, class of 2024, combines her research experiences and service-oriented activities  to reduce the gender-disparity in the field of engineering.
Have questions about the Goodnight Program? Ambassadors Yohana, Sam, and Evans are here to deliver the answers to three commonly asked questions in a snap! From how academic performance is assessed to the criteria required to apply to Goodnight, we aim to make sure you have the right information to your comfort. Be on the lookout for future reels answering the other questions or visit the website’s FAQ page!
Join the Goodnight Scholarships office as we extend a huge welcome to the newest addition to our team, Gaige Cogswell. Gaige will serve as one of our program coordinators specifically developing programing opportunities for our transfer students. Learn more about Gaige, his interest, and his professional experience, in his introductory Goodnight Spotlight! Link in the bio.
Meet Krystyn Hewett, a Goodnight Scholar in the Transfer class of 2024! Learn more about her major, experience at NC State, and her love for wildlife through the link in our bio!