Golden LEAF Scholarship - Four Year Public Universities

Scholarship Description

The Golden LEAF Scholarship for public university students is funded through a grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation. This scholarship is designed to assist current high school seniors, current North Carolina community college students and students currently enrolled at public North Carolina four-year universities.EligibilityTo be considered for this award, a student must:  * Enroll at any participating North Carolina public university in Fall as a full-time degree-seeking undergraduate student.  * Be an incoming freshman, an incoming transfer student from a North Carolina community college in Fall, a currently enrolled student at a North Carolina public four-year university or a previous recipient of the Golden LEAF Scholarship at a public university.  * Be a permanent resident of a qualifying rural county that is economically distressed (Tier I or II) and/or tobacco dependent. Note: this requirement does not apply to current recipients of the Golden LEAF Scholarship at public universities applying for grant renewal.  * Demonstrate financial need.Additional ConsiderationsStudents who have earned four-year (bachelor) degrees are not eligible for consideration.ValueThe Golden LEAF Scholarship is valued at $3,000 for the academic year ($1,500 for the Fall semester and $1,500 for the Spring semester). A total of 580 scholarships will be available for new and renewal students.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 3000

Deadline: 2018-03-15


Sponsoring Organization College Foundation of North Carolina
2917 Highwoods Blvd. P.O. Box 41966
Raleigh, NC 27604

Contact Person:

Phone: 888-234-6400 (toll free)

Fax: 919-821-3139