Students may apply for federal and state grants by first completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid .
Federal Pell Grants are awarded to students who show exceptional financial need and have not earned a bachelor’s, graduate, or professional degree.Pell Grants can be used to pay for classes, books, and school supplies at the Sea Devils Book Store. Learn More
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
Supplemental Grants are awarded to undergraduate students. Federal Pell Grant recipients receive priority for FSEOG awards.Learn More
North Carolina Community College Grant (NCCCG)
NCCCG is a state grant (available to students who have not earned a bachelor’s, graduate, or professional degree) that provides funding to North Carolina residents enrolled in a community college who demonstrate limited or no eligibility for Federal Pell Grants. Eligible students must also:
- Enroll for at least six (6) credit hours per semester in a curriculum program
- Be a North Carolina resident for tuition purposes as defined by the State Residence Classification Manual
North Carolina Education Lottery Scholarship
The Education Lottery Scholarship (ELS) provides financial assistance to students who are residents of North Carolina and meet the eligibility requirements outlined by the state.