Since its inception in 1999, the Heffington Scholarship Fund has awarded 109 scholarships totaling $130,115 to local students.
Scholarships are available to qualified graduates or graduating high school seniors who are members of the Cashiers or Highlands communities, and will be attending a North Carolina State College or University, or a North Carolina Technical School. Those who attend the NC School of Science and Mathematics, the UNC School of the Arts High School, or a home school registered with the NC Division of Non-Public Education are also eligible, as long as their primary residence is in one of the two communities mentioned above. Previous recipients of this scholarship may re-apply for consideration. Please note that New Century Scholars will not be considered for a Heffington Scholarship.
The Community Foundation scholarships will be awarded without regard to age, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, religious belief, or any other characteristic protected by law.
To apply, students must complete an application online. The application, with required attachments, must be submitted online on or before the deadline.
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