Least of These Carolinas Endowed Scholarship
Least of These of Carolinas, established in 2013, is a 501-C-3 organization with the mission “to identify and service the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of children and their caregivers, with the primary focus on children in foster/kinship care. Scholarships distributed from this Fund may be awarded to documented foster children or adopted children, regardless of location, who graduated high school with a minimum GPA of 2.5. If no foster or adopted youth are eligible in a given year, students pursuing an Associate Degree in Human Services Technology will be given consideration. Additionally, Gaston College students who are pursuing a Human Services AAS and are interning with Least of these Carolinas will be given priority consideration.
The scholarship is renewable for a 2nd year, but recipients may not receive the award for more than two years. Applications must provide a written statement regarding their future career aspirations as well as the impact this scholarship could have upon their future endeavors.