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The Sylvia L. Holmes Scholarship

Community Foundation of Gaston County

Application Information

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Scholarship Overview

This program is designed to help young women achieve higher education at an accredited college or university. It was established to honor Sylvia L. Holmes and her many contributions and distinguished tenure as Executive Director of the Pioneer Council, Girl Scouts of the USA. Scholarship Criteria is based on the character, academic achievement and need of a female high school senior and resident of the Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, Polk and Rutherford Counties of NC. The young woman does not have to be a Girl Scout, but scouting participation will be looked upon with favor as will attendance at a NC college or university.

How easy is it to apply?


This scholarship's application process shouldn't take more than an hour or so.

How much competition is there?

Relatively little!

This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.

Contact Information



Deadline: Mar 2
Average Award: $500
Awards Granted: 1
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