Federal, State and Institutional Grants
Pell Grant (Federal Grant)
Pell Grants are considered a foundation of federal financial aid, to which aid from other federal and nonfederal sources might be added.
SEOG Grant (Federal Grant)
The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant program is for undergraduates with exceptional financial need. Pell Grant recipients with the lowest expected family contributions (EFCs) will be considered first for a FSEOG.
The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grants of up to $4,000 per year to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families.
The North Carolina Education Lottery Scholarship/Grant provides financial assistance to needy North Carolina resident students attending eligible colleges and universities located within the state of North Carolina.
The University of North Carolina Grants are available for eligible students attending one of the 16 campuses of the University of North Carolina.
North Carolina Scholarship program
The Child Welfare Postsecondary Support Program, also known as NC Reach, was established by the 2007 North Carolina General Assembly to provide funding for college students who have either aged out of North Carolina public foster care or whose adoption from North Carolina public foster care was finalized on or after their twelfth birthday.
Provides financial assistance in the form of forgivable loans to qualified students who are committed to working in North Carolina in identified critical employment shortage professions. Current target employment areas are teaching, nursing, allied health and medicine.