Gene and Lee Meyer Scholarship

Scholarship Description

$2,000 renewable for 3 more years

Number of Awards
Two Awards

Graduating public high school seniors from Graham, Jackson, Macon and Swain counties and the Qualla Boundary. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, and preference will be given to students with financial need, to Native American Indians, and to anyone transitioning out of foster care.

Selection Criteria
Good moral character
The desire to attend college and the commitment to complete the requirements for a degree -
Academic ability/achievement - minimum of 3.0 weighted GPA
Demonstrated financial need
Leadership and Community service (outstanding contributions to school and community) and/or significant work experience
Extracurricular activities - U.S. Citizenship

Application Procedure
To apply, students must complete an application online.  The application, with required attachments, must be submitted online on or before the deadline.

Year of Need: College Freshman,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: 2

Min Award: 2,000

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2018-12-31


Sponsoring Organization The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina
4 Vanderbilt Park Drive Suite 300
Asheville, NC 28803

Contact Person: Maria Juarez, Scholarship Officer

Phone: 828-254-4960 / 828-367-9909

Fax: 828-251-2258