The Golden LEAF Scholars Program

Description

The Golden LEAF Scholars Program is designed to assist current high school seniors and North Carolina community college transfer students. Recipients must be from certain rural counties, demonstrate both financial need and merit, and plan to attend participating North Carolina colleges and universities. The scholarship is funded by the Golden LEAF Foundation through a grant to the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority. The number of years of scholarship support depends on the degree sought and the number of credits transferred.

 

Eligibility

To be considered for this award, a student must:

Please Note:

Students who have earned four-year (bachelor) degrees are not eligible for consideration.

Approximately 215 scholarships will be awarded.

 

Value

The scholarship provides $3,000 a year for up to 4 years to high school seniors and $3,000 a year for up to 3 years to community college transfer students.

 

Application Procedure

The application deadline is March 1. A list of qualifying counties and campuses for this scholarship can be found under the "Other Information" section of this page. Please visit CFNC.org/seaastudent to complete an application for this program.

 

Other Information

List of Participating Campuses
Qualifying Counties

 

Related Links

Complete the Required Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) after January 1st.