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Golden LEAF Scholarship Programs

The Golden LEAF Foundation provides two scholarship programs:

Golden LEAF Scholarship Program

    Scholarships in this category are available to:
  • Rising freshmen - High School seniors from qualifying counties are eligible for up to a $12,000 scholarship ($3000 per year for four years) to attend participating colleges and universities.
  • Community college transfer students - Students from qualifying counties transferring from a community college to one of the participating four-year institutions are eligible for $3,000 a year for up to three years, depending on the number of credits the students transfer.

For program details and to apply, click here.

Golden LEAF Scholarship Program for North Carolina Community Colleges

Students are eligible for up to $750 per semester for curriculum students and $250 a semester for non-curriculum students. You must be a resident of one of the qualifying counties and be enrolled in or plan to enroll in one of the participating community colleges in North Carolina.

For program details and to apply, click here.

To learn more about Golden LEAF, visit or call (888) 684-8404.

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