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LongLeaf Commitment Grant Program is for seniors who plan to attend a NC Community College for up to two years: https://www.nccommunitycolleges.edu/student-services/north-carolina-longleaf-commitment-grant
What: This grant program will allow eligible 2021 high school graduates the opportunity to apply for a grant that covers tuition and fees at any of North Carolina's 58 community colleges for up to two years.
Eligibility requirements from 2021 high school Seniors:
- Graduate from a North Carolina high school in 2021
- Be a North Carolina resident for tuition purposes
- Be a first-time college student (Career & College Promise (CCP) and Early/Middle College High School students are eligible)
- Enroll in a curriculum program during the 2021-22 academic year
- Enroll in at least 6 credit hours per semester
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for 2021-22
- Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from $0 - $15,000. (“EFC” is based upon student’s FAFSA determination)
- Renew FAFSA for the 2022-23 academic year and meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements of the college
The three steps high school graduates need to complete to get started:
Specific university-based scholarships:Many universities have their own set of scholarships only applicable to those applying to their universities. Please visit the websites for the schools to which you are applying. Click on the Financial Aid / Scholarship links! Check out what’s available at these North Carolina schools:
- Applicants must apply for admission to the community college they plan to attend here.
- Applicants must complete residency determination through the North Carolina Residency Determination Service.
- Lastly, applicants must complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), here.
·Appalachian State University—http://admissions.appstate.edu/scholarships
·East Carolina University—http://www.ecu.edu/universityscholarships/scholarships.cfm
·NC Central University—http://www.nccu.edu/scholarships/
·Winston Salem State -http://www.wssu.edu/admissions/financial-aid/2013fascholarships/default.aspx
Other places to look for scholarships:-College Week Live - $1K Monthly Scholarships - CollegeWeekLive makes it easy to find information on the college of your choice, with online events and live chats happening nearly every day. To enter the monthly scholarship, simply create a free account, login to CollegeWeekLive and visit 5 college pages of your choice on any day this month. It's that easy – no essay required. Visit their website for more information.-http://www.fftc.org/scholarships - Foundation for the Carolinas Scholarship Search Tool