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Endowed Scholarship. Minimum contribution of $500-10,000

Donor determines the name of the scholarship and criteria which is subject to approval by the Executive Director. The minimum contribution can be made in one lump payment or over a period of years as defined in a pledge agreement. Contact us to learn how to establish a scholarship.

Organization/Business Scholarship

Organization/Business Scholarship awards are for one-year only.  The organization and/or business funds the scholarship and specifies the criteria.  Award recipients are determined by the LEEF board members.  The organization or business writes the scholarship checks directly to the college or university. 

Business owners and community organizations may also donate directly to the Leading Edge Educational Foundation or one of its scholarships. Here’s how:

Download Gift Form

Please make your check/money order payable to Leading Edge Educational Foundation, 501c3.

Quick Donate Online

All donations to the Leading Edge Educational Foundation, 501c3 are tax deductible to extent permitted by law.

Matching Gift Program

Ask your employer if they have a matching gift program.


Apply today for one of our scholarships!


Completing the online application is the first step to receiving a $500 Leading Edge Educational Foundation (LEEF) Scholarship.  

Leading Edge Educational Foundation (LEEF) Scholarships are currently open for the following awards:


General-Category Awards


  • Academic Achievement

  • Scholar Athlete

  • Visual / Performing Art


Donor-Funded / Special Category Awards


  • Robert Mason Scholarship (Most Improved Performance)


All applications will be assessed based on the information provided. Finalists will be selected by a selection committee. Finalists will be asked to submit a current copy of their high school transcript, SAT/ACT scores, evidence of acceptance and full-time enrollment at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or trade/vocational school. 2024 scholarship dates & deadlines to be announced. Contact us for more information.

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