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Good luck to 2016-2017 Recipients!

Sixty-nine (69) outstanding candidates submitted applications for the Last Dollar Scholarship this April.  The applications were so good, 44 students made it through to the interview round with our board of directors.  While the decisions were tough, we awarded 29 new scholarships for the 2016-2017 school year.  Including our returning recipients, 33 students are sponsored and attending these universities: UNC, NC State, NC A&T, Morehouse, Pembroke, Louisburg, ECU, UNC-G, and UNC-W.

Best of luck to all in the new school year!


Study abroad is elusive for financially challenged students


Study abroad experience improves graduates’ competitiveness in the job market.

Financially challenged students often opt-out of the opportunity because of expense.

GMFF is raising money to help 4 students study abroad this summer – a future nutritionist, international teacher, international business manager and music teacher.

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