Alice Faye Carver-Bynum Scholarship Fund

Alice Faye Carver Bynum was born Feb. 22, 1948, in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, the second of seven children to Linwood H. Carver and Mittie Louise Proctor Carver. She was a resident of Greensboro, North Carolina, when her life ended Nov. 17, 1999.

Bynum completed her early education in Pasquotank County Public Schools. She attended North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University and received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She also received a Degree in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and her Juris Doctor from the North Carolina Central University School of Law.

Bynum worked in a variety of jobs involving legal affairs including teaching Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunities and Discrimination and Employment law. She served as the Assistant to the Chancellor for Legal Affairs at Elizabeth City State University for eight years. Her last position was as University Counsel at Winston-Salem State University.

Bynum was a member of the National Association of Colleges and University Attorneys, National Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association and American Arbitration Association. In her community, she participated in housing renovation projects and was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church (Greensboro). An avid reader, Bynum also enjoyed cooking, antiques, upholstery and basketball. She was the mother of one daughter, Tanya Michette Bynum.

Alice Faye Carver Bynum Scholarship Fund Criteria

Scholarships from the Alice Faye Carver Bynum Scholarship Endowment Fund will be awarded to deserving students as determined by the University Scholarship Committee based on the criteria cited below. In making the selection, this committee shall consider such attributes as scholarship, leadership, community service, exceptional talent and financial need. The committee shall give special selection consideration to:

  • Students enrolled at N.C. A&T with a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Preference will be given to students majoring in the Department of Economics
  • Preference will be given to students from a single-parent family

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