Golden LEAF Scholarship information and applications for 2013-14 are now available at CFNC.org/goldenleaf.
A total of 215 awards will be offered to first-time recipients for the 2013-14 academic year. The awards are valued at $12,000, which is $3,000 per year for up to four years, for students attending a qualifying North Carolina campus and are funded by a grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation.
The application deadline is March 1, 2013.
The Golden LEAF Scholarship Program is administered by the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority.
To be considered, an applicant must be enrolled during the 2012-13 academic year at a North Carolina public or private high school or a North Carolina community college, enroll for fall 2013 as a full-time, degree-seeking freshman or transfer from a North Carolina community college at one of the 57 qualifying public universities or private colleges and universities in North Carolina, be a North Carolina resident for tuition purposes with a permanent residence in one of 78 qualifying rural counties and demonstrate financial need.
Candidates must submit a Golden LEAF Scholarship application, available at CFNC.org/goldenleaf, a FAFSA form available at www.fafsa.gov and a current high school or community college transcript no later than March 1.
A complete list of program requirements, participating campuses and qualifying counties can be viewed at CFNC.org/goldenleaf.
Golden LEAF Scholarship opportunities are also available for community college students. Details will be posted under the community college link at CFNC.org/goldenleaf.
For more information, contact College Foundation of North Carolina toll-free at 866-866-CFNC.