The board of advisors of the Eastern Band Community Foundation announces the availability of the Bill Taylor Memorial Scholarship and many other statewide scholarships, according to Allan Oocumma, board president.
Oocumma said this is a good opportunity for Eastern Band students to further their educations. “The Eastern Band board wants to raise awareness among area youth about opportunities offered through scholarships held with the North Carolina Community Foundation,” he said. The Eastern Band Community Foundation is an affiliate of NCCF.
Scholarships are available for students meeting various eligibility requirements detailed online, where applications can be downloaded. Please search under “Qualla Reservation”. Applications also may be available at area high schools. The deadline for submitting applications is posted on the NCCF website.
About Eastern Band Community Foundation:
The Eastern Band Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation. For further information, contact Western Regional Associate Sue LeLievre or call (800) 201-9532.