We would like to point out a very important scholarship available to Sanderson High School Seniors:
The Goodwin Meissner Family Foundation (GMFF) provides scholarships to support initial and
continuing enrollment in post secondary degree or certificate programs in colleges, technical, or
GMFF scholarship applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
I. Qualify for a federal Pell Grant using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
(fafsa.ed.gov) through the US Department of Education
II. Commit to a minimum of eight (8) hours per semester of volunteer work with on campus
organizations, or organizations in the community, that support Pell Grant candidates and
recipients through mentoring and/or academic counseling
III. Applicants already attending college, vocational or technical school must be a student in
good standing with the institution with no disciplinary and/or academic citations
The GMFF board of directors will consider the following in selecting scholarship recipients:
I. Financial need as determined by the financial information on this application
II. Prior academic performance, community service and personal achievements
III. Commitment and demonstrated potential for success in college, technical or vocational
Finalists are required to attend a personal interview with the GMFF board of directors
APPLICATION PROCESS - Application attached to this announcement.
Submit all application materials via mail according to the steps outlined above by April 1st, 2015.
c/o The Goodwin Meissner Family Foundation
7037 Trenton Ridge Ct.
Raleigh, NC 27613
All items should be included in one application packet, do not send items separately
If you have additional questions, please see your school counselor.