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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

$23k/Year in Scholarship Amount

350 Current Goodnight Scholars

Current Scholars 🫱🏼‍🫲🏽 Goodnight Alum 🫱🏻‍🫲🏾 🇬🇧

Shoutout to @ncstatealumni and for hosting this international networking event ! 

From left to right:

Amber ‘26
Zoe ‘26
Jacob ‘27
Aiden ‘22
Brynna ‘26
The 2024-2025 trip line up just dropped! We are excited to continue our excursions to locations that are staples in our program, and look forward to venturing to new destinations this school year!
This week, the entire pro staff attended the Undergraduate Scholars Program Administrators Association conference. Gaige and Joselyn (also USPAA board members) shared our approach to scholar programming, and Sierra and Anthony presented on our Fall Break RISE trip. We were excited to highlight these parts of the program with conference attendees, and look forward to bringing the best practices of other scholarship programs to NC State!
Join us in welcoming the newest members of our Goodnight family. Congratulations to the Class of 2028 and Transfer Class of 2027, recipients of the Goodnight Scholarship! 

To learn more, visit the link in our bio.
On this episode of Have a Goodnight, Anthony sat down with Alexa Hadley ('27) and Bryce Scott (T'25) and talked about their travels to Alaska for an alternative service break trip, chicken sandwiches, balls of gas,  community values, substitute teaching, and the importance of expanding your cultural understandings of the world around you. The Have a Goodnight podcast is available wherever you get your podcast. Link in bio!
As we continue to celebrate our graduates, check out their bios and pictures from our graduation celebration by clicking the link in our bio. Congratulations to the class of 2024!
Graduation regalia lounge drip 💧 🐺🎓
Eunyss Froa (Class of 2027) dives into her artistic hobbies, her passion for efficiency and puzzle-solving which led to Industrial Engineering, and how she was able to stay connected with her Filipino culture at NCSU.
From misunderstandings to milestones, Hanh Tran (T'25) writes about how she has embraced her journey and found strength in diversity. Join us in reading the latest GS Blog about her story!
Last summer, Adam Wampler ('24) worked with the Midcoast Watersheds Council on a Stream temperature Monitoring survey. Learn about the Juvenile Coho Salmon are affected by changes in water temperature!
Getting some reps in before interview day. Transfer finalists, we will see you soon!
Valeria Rayo-Solano ('26) is currently researching bacteriophages at Justus Liebig University Giessen in Germany. Learn about the viruses that infect bacteria!
The Goodnight Scholarships office at NC State University revealed the finalists who will participate in the Program’s annual Transfer Finalist Interview Day. From the Finalist Interview Day, 50 students will be invited to join the Goodnight Transfer Scholars Program’s Class of 2027.

Click the link in our bio to view the names of the finalists for the Transfer Class of 2027
Madison Lawson (Class of 2024), shares her passion for gardening and cooking inspired her academic focus on the journey of food. Majoring in Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems, Madison demonstrates her desire to explore food's social impact and food security. A leader in campus ministry, Madison combines her academic pursuits with deep faith and a commitment to service.

Happy game day, Wolfpack!

Majoring in Mechanical Engineering, Rishi Rau (Class of 2027) shares his interests growing up and how that has shaped his choice for his major. Alongside the academic journey, read about how he has overcome obstacles during his first year at NCSU as well as how he was able to stay connected with his culture!
Graduating this Spring, Dylan Pham (Class of 2024) talks about his favorite Goodnight memory and what he hopes to accomplish in the time leading up to graduation. Let's hear it!