***2019-2020 Applications are now OPEN.***
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Welcome Year 1 Golden LEAF Scholarship Recipients!

Congratulations on your Golden LEAF Scholarship. Being a recipient of this scholarship says something about you, your goals, work ethic, and desire to better yourself through education and hard work. The Golden LEAF Foundation believes in you and wants to see scholars gain an edge by getting real world work experience while in school, connect to a network of people working to improve rural NC, and develop leadership skills to reach your full potential. This is why the Golden LEAF Scholars Leadership Program was created.

As a Golden LEAF Scholarship recipient, you are invited to apply here for this exciting leadership development program.  The skills and knowledge you develop through this program will apply throughout college, your career, and life! 

The Golden LEAF Leadership Program awards a stipend of $2,800 to each participant who is accepted and completes the program requirements.

This is a competitive application process and requires a commitment to attend all events.

Opening Leadership Conference
January 17 - January 19 (MLK Holiday Weekend)

Program Coaching Calls
February through August 2020

Summer Internship Experience 
May 2020 through August 7, 2020

Closing Leadership Conference
September 4 - September 6 (Labor Day Weekend)


NOVEMBER 15, 2019

This six week paid summer internship experience can flex around summer school schedules and can occur anytime between
May 2020 and August 7, 2020. Internships may exceed six weeks with program permission.

This unique program is only open to Golden LEAF Scholarship recipients.

Need More Info?

Please check out the “About the Program” tab for more details about the program. Click on FAQ in the upper left side bar to find answers to your questions. If you still have a question or would like to speak with someone about the program, please contact:

     Julie Griffin: (336) 286–4412,  griffinj@ccl.org
     Robert Matthews: (336) 286–4443,  matthewsr@ccl.org
     Jeffrey Tanner: (336) 286–4045,  tannerj@ccl.org

They will be happy to hear from you, answer any questions, or talk with you to see if the program is right for you.

Golden LEAF Scholars Leadership Program
Center for Creative Leadership
1 Leadership Pl.
Greensboro, NC 27410

Julie Griffin | Program Director
(336) 286-4412 | Fax: (336) 286- 4434

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