Golden LEAF Scholars Program, 2008-2009 Academic Year

University of North Carolina - General Administration
Program Area:
Golden LEAF Scholarship Program
County of Applicant:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to provide continued support for the Golden LEAF Scholars Program. This program will provide scholarships of $1500 per semester (Fall 2008 and Spring 2009) for 150 freshmen, 110 sophomores, 110 juniors, 110 seniors, and 100 community college transfer students, covering tuition and fees to any of North Carolina’s public universities to which they are admitted. Eligible students must reside in a rural county in North Carolina that is designated by Golden LEAF as tobacco-dependent and/or deemed economically distressed, and must demonstrate financial need. Priority for scholarships will be for students from families adversely affected by the decline of the tobacco industry.

Ms. Sarah M. SmithUNC CSLD140 Friday Center DriveChapel Hill, North Carolina 27515(919) 962-4557
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