Wednesday, February 11, 2015

AKA Odelle Barnes Educational Scholarship

Graduating Senior Ladies, Please see Mr. Lassiter for this opportunity.

Application must be turned in by 4/9/15

Thursday, January 22, 2015



Scholarship Opportunity

Scholarship Opportunity

Applications for the $12,000 Golden LEAF Scholarship Program
to attend NC’s 4-year colleges, universities now available online

High school seniors, community college transfer students
from qualifying rural NC counties eligible to apply

The application for Golden LEAF Foundation’s scholarship program to attend NC’s 4-year colleges and universities is now available at deadline for applications is Sunday, March 1, 2015.  

A total of 215 awards will be offered to first-time recipients to assist with tuition atparticipating institutions for the 2015-16 academic year. The awards are valued at $12,000 ($3,000 per year for up to four years) for students from qualifying countiesattending a participating North Carolina campus.

The scholarship program is funded by a Golden LEAF Foundation grant to the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA). Recipients are selected by NCSEAA based upon multiple factors including grade point average, financial need, length of residence in the county and the ability to communicate a commitment and desire to returning to a rural county that is economically distressed.
Candidates must submit a Golden LEAF scholarship application, available; a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), available at; and a current high school or community college transcript no later than March 1.

Students awarded Golden LEAF Scholarships are also eligible to participate in theGolden LEAF Scholars Leadership Program (subject to funding availability). The program provides:
  • leadership training at the Center for Creative Leadership, one of the nation’s leading leadership development organizations. 
  • paid internship opportunities in rural N.C. communities. 
  • stipends up to $8,830 (for all four years of participation) in addition to Golden LEAF Scholarship funding.
Click here for more information about the Golden LEAF Scholars Leadership program.



The office of Federal Student Aid provides grants, loans, and work-study funds for college or career school.

 We offer more than $150 billion each year to help millions of students pay for higher education.

Friday, December 5, 2014

College Application Checklist

College Application Checklist

Print and use this checklist to keep track of your college application requirements, tasks and deadlines.
Application ChecklistCollege:_________
Get the application 
Make a note of the regular application deadline 
Make a note of the early application deadline 
Request high school transcript sent 
Request midyear grade report sent 
Find out if an admission test is required 
Take an admission test, if required 
Take other required or recommended tests (e.g., SAT Subject Tests, AP Exams, IB exams) 
Send admission-test scores 
Send other test scores 
Request recommendation letters 
Send thank-you notes to recommendation writers 
Draft initial essay 
Proofread essay for spelling and grammar 
Have two people read your essay 
Revise your essay 
Proofread your revision 
Interview at college campus 
Have an alumni interview 
Send thank-you note to interviewer(s) 
Complete college application 
Make copies of all application materials 
Pay application fee 
Sign and send application 
Confirm receipt of application materials 
Send additional material, if needed 
Tell school counselor that you applied 
Make a note of the priority financial aid deadline 
Make a note of the regular financial aid deadline 
Submit FAFSA 
Submit PROFILE, if needed 
Submit college aid form, if needed 
Submit state aid form, if needed 
Receive letter from office of admission 
Receive financial aid award letter 
Meet deadline to accept admission and send deposit 
Accept financial aid offer 
Notify the colleges you will not attend