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Gene and Lee Meyer Scholarships

Community Foundation of Western North Carolina

Application Information

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Scholarship Overview

These scholarships are for graduating high school seniors who live in Graham, Jackson, Macon, and Swain County, North Carolina, and the Qualla Boundary area. To qualify for these scholarships, applicants must have a 3.0 GPA, attend a public high school in a qualifying area, and be legal citizens of the United States. Preference will be given to: (1) well-rounded students who are motivated to pursue higher education, but need financial assistance to do so; (2) Native American Indians who can document proof of Native American heritage (at least 25%) and tribal affiliation; and (3) students transitioning out of foster care. Selection will be based on good moral character, the desire to attend college and commitment to complete degree requirements; academic ability/achievement; demonstrated financial need; leadership and community service and/or significant work experience; and extracurricular activities.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Relatively little!

This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.

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Details

Deadline: Jan 15
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $2,000
Awards Granted: 2
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable

Requirements

GPA: Is this you?
  • 3.0
Financial Need: Is this you?
    Financial need will be considered.
Class Year: Is this you?
  • High school senior
Home State: Is this you?
  • North Carolina
Location: Is this you?
  • Graham, Jackson, Macon, or Swain County, and the Qualla Boundary
More Requirements:
    Preference will be given to those specified above.

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