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Marilyn Lester and William Lester Scholarship (Deadline: January 25, 2019)

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Who Can Apply: Graduating seniors of Asheville High School planning to attend one of the following state institutions in North Carolina: Appalachian State University, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, North Carolina Central University, North Carolina State University, University of North Carolina at Asheville, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, or Western Carolina University.

Please note that even if selected to receive the award, the scholarship will not be paid to a student who chooses to attend a school not listed above. Awards are for full time attendance in a standard course of study.

Submission: In addition to the personal and college statements requested as part of the application, an essay is an additional required component of the application for this scholarship. Please submit in the application a composition (2 double spaced pages) on your feelings and experiences growing up in or living in Asheville and how you think this will impact your future.

Deadline: January 25, 2019

Amount: $10,000

Learn More: https://www.cfwnc.org/Scholarships/ProgramsandEligibility.aspx?s=Marilyn+Lester+and+William+Lester+Scholarship