Alert From the Office of Representative James D. Gailliard

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 The application for the Golden LEAF Scholarship is now open! Each year, the Golden LEAF Foundation awards 215 scholarships to high school seniors and community college transfer students who reside in a qualifying rural, economically distressed, tobacco-dependent North Carolina county and are planning to enroll full-time in a participating public or private college or university located in North Carolina.

 High school seniors entering college as freshmen are eligible for a four-year scholarship totaling up to $12,000 ($3,000 a year for up to four years). Community college transfer students are eligible for $3,000 a year for up to 3 years.

 How to apply:

Visit CFNC and fill out the Golden LEAF Scholarship Program – Four Year Degree application form or call 1-800-700-1775, Ext. 4658 or email

 The deadline for applications is March 1, 2021.

 More information is available at the link above, on the Golden LEAF website.

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Gwen Rubio, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionGwen RubioCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Gwen E-mail Gwen N.C. Cooperative Extension, Granville County Center
Posted on Feb 3, 2021
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