Global Support

UNCW offers more than 1,000 education abroad programs in over 50 countries. Students from every discipline across campus benefit from the transformative international experience. Recent research suggests that study abroad improves retention and graduation rates in addition to broadening one's cultural horizons. Moreover, study abroad increases the chances of employment after graduation.


In addition to taking classes in traditional classroom settings, students who travel abroad can:

  • serve as interns
  • volunteer at NGOs
  • participate in service-learning projects
  • engage in field experiences
  • complete student teaching and nursing clinicals

Additionally, gifts to the International Student Scholar Service Fund will help international students fulfill their dreams of earning a degree from UNCW. International students enrich our campus by exposing UNCW students to the world.


With your investment, UNCW will create an environment that encourages our students to become global citizens. 

Seahawk Nation
Rank State Gifts
1 NC 13
2 NY 2
3 VA 1
New Goal Announced!
Chancellor Sartarelli will give $2,500 if Seahawks reach a new goal of 1,600 donors. Plus, there are thousands of dollars still up for grabs through active challenges and matches.
$24 Increase
In honor of the Give More in 24 Challenge, once we reach 1,440 donors, every donor will have their gift increased by $24. See the FAQ for more details.
Alumni Class Leaderboard
See which graduating class drums up the most donors during the challenge.
Class Year
Rank Answer Gifts
Global Gifts Match
Michael Wilhelm, Associate Vice Chancellor for International Programs, will match any gift allocated to global support up to $2,400. That’s 265,936 YEN – if you need the exchange rate!
#UNCW24 Throwback Photo Challenge
Share your favorite photos and memories from your time at UNCW on social media using #UNCW24. One lucky Seahawk will be selected and will have the chance to allocate $100 to anywhere on campus!
#UNCW24 Baby and Fur-Baby Photo Challenge
Start their modeling career early and share a photo of your future Seahawk or pet rocking their UNCW gear. One lucky Seahawk will be selected and will have the chance to allocate $100 to anywhere on campus!
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