The Golden LEAF Scholarship Program is open to high school seniors and community college transfer students who reside in a qualifying rural, economically distressed, tobacco-dependent North Carolina county and are planning to enroll full-time in a participating public or private college or university located in North Carolina. Applicants must:
Participating Colleges & Universities
Participating institutions include UNC System universities and most private, nonprofit institutions in North Carolina. For a full list of participating colleges and universities, visit CFNC.org or click here.
How to apply
Visit CFNC.org and fill out the Golden LEAF Scholarship Program – Four Year Degree application form or call 1-800-700-1775, Ext. 4658 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 1, 2021 for application, transcript, and FAFSA. Applicants will be notified of award mid-April 2021.
Golden LEAF Scholars Leadership Program
Students awarded a Golden LEAF Scholarship to attend four-year institutions are also eligible to participate in the Golden LEAF Scholars Leadership Program. The optional program provides:
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