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Golden LEAF Foundation Scholarships available

Golden Leaf FoundationThe Golden LEAF Foundation offers scholarships for high school seniors entering as Freshmen into eligible 4 year college/university OR Community College transfer student programs.

Students may submit an application online at by March 1, 2015.
Up to 215 scholarships are awarded, each valued at $12,000 ($3,000 per year for up to four years) for the 2016-16 academic year.
These scholarships are made possible through a grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation.
To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must:
1 )Be enrolled during the 2014-15 academic year at a North Carolina public or private high school or a North Carolina community college.
2) Must be a North Carolina resident for tuition purposes,
3) Reside in one of 79 qualifying counties (Bladen County is one)
4) Enroll at a qualifying UNC institution, or a North Carolina private non-profit college, or university as a full-time, degree seeking student in the fall of 2015,
5) Demonstrate financial need,  Student MUST submit Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for this scholarship.
6) Present a satisfactory record of academic achievement and community service.
7) Submit an application.
The Golden LEAF Scholarship application is available at
The application deadline is March 1, 2015.
The 2015-16 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), available at must be submitted before March 1, 2015.
For more information about this program, or about the Golden LEAF Scholarship program for students attending community colleges, visit or call College Foundation of North Carolina, toll-free at 866-866-CFNC.
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