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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 $2,860 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 23, 2021 (Virtual Conference due to the COVID-19 pandemic)

Program Coaching Calls
February through August 2021

Summer Internship Experience 
May 2021 through August 6, 2021

Closing Leadership Conference
September 3 – September 5 (Labor Day Weekend)


DECEMBER 11, 2020

This six week paid summer internship experience can flex around summer school schedules and can occur anytime between
May 2021 and August 6, 2021. 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

Joya Miller: (336) 286–4570,  millerj@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
One Leadership Pl.
Greensboro, NC 27410

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

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