Who Can Apply: To be considered for this award, a student must:
- Be a North Carolina resident for tuition purposes.
- Be a high school senior enrolling full-time as a first-year student or a community college transfer student enrolling for the first time at any participating North Carolina college or university.
- Be a resident of a rural county that is economically distressed and/or tobacco dependent. Click here to view the eligible counties.
- Have financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Submission: Please click here to complete an application for this program.
Deadline: March 1, 2015
Learn More: Golden LEAF Scholars Program