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Ethics Recruits

Target Audience: Students in their first or second year at UNC.

The Ethics Recruits program calls on bright, ambitious, and intellectually curious students who are new to the field of ethics. Recruits develop moral reasoning skills throughout the year in six key ways. In addition, the Ethics Recruits program encourages students to challenge themselves in a welcoming environment. Finally, this program is a great way to work towards the Parr Center Ethics Scholar transcript designation!

  • Learn from ethicists at the Parr Center Lecture Series
  • Interact with UNC ethics researchers at Parr Heel Talks
  • Form lasting connections at Parr Center social events
  • Assist Regional and National High School Ethics Bowls
  • Collaborate on rigorous research and programming
  • Access the Parr Center Ethics Scholar Program
50+ Ethics Fellows posing for a silly picture on the steps of caldwell.
Photo Credit: Alex Berenfeld


Recruit to Fellow Application

Ethics Recruit -> Fellow

This application is for the 2022-2023 Parr Center Ethics Recruits cohort members who would like to be Ethics Fellows for the 2023-2024 academic year. To learn more about this position, visit This form closes on Monday, 4/3, at 11:59 PM EST. Please send any questions or concerns to our Director of Undergraduate Programming, Sally Moore, at

  • Biographical Information

    A few of the biographical questions are a little personal. We ask these questions to help our staff use the most respectful language when addressing you, to understand our population better, and to effectively support individual needs. If you do not feel comfortable answering one of these questions, please feel free to leave it blank! Answers will remain confidential and will not impact your chances of joining us.
  • Essay Questions

    Please answer the following questions in 300 - 500 words. We recommend typing answers in a separate document and pasting them into this form once you are ready to submit your application!
  • One Last Thing!

    Our goal is to provide an affirming and empowering application process for all students. Below is space for you to include any information that you feel is important for us to know. You may leave this section empty without penalty.