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Marilyn Lester and William Lester Scholarship

Community Foundation of Western North Carolina

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for graduating seniors at Asheville High School in Asheville, North Carolina. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a 3.5 GPA and demonstrated financial need. Applicants should also have median or above performance on the SAT, have taken a challenging academic curriculum, and exhibit active participation in extracurricular activities in school and community. Applicants must attend one of the specified North Carolina state institutions. To apply, applicants must submit an essay about their feelings and experiences growing up in Asheville and how it will impact their future.

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.

Contact Information



Deadline: Jan 15
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $7,500
Awards Granted: 1
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable


GPA: Is this you?
  • 3.5
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
High School: Is this you?
  • Asheville High
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