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Funding Available!

Don’t let cost get in the way of your education.

With federal and state funding available, there has never been a better time to further your degree, enhance your skillset, or train for a career! Scholarship and grant opportunities are available through Higher Education Emergency Relief (HEERF) Funding and the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund! Please note, HEERF Funding is available to new students only, and cannot be distributed to students who have already received HEERF Funding.

Spring 2022 Students

Higher Education Emergency Relief Funding (HEERF)

Cape Fear Community College Higher Education Emergency Relief Funding (HEERF) will be distributed to eligible students enrolled in the Spring 2022 term, including students in certain Economic and Workforce Development classes!

These funds will be distributed as a direct payment to students to help offset the cost of equipment, books, technology, transportation, etc., and will be awarded in addition to any state or federal financial aid for which the student is eligible.

Funds may be used for equipment, uniforms, books, technology, or any other related educational expense.

Learn More About HEERF

Class of 2020 and 2021 NC High School Graduates

North Carolina Longleaf Commitment Grant

You may be eligible to have your tuition and fees covered at CFCC for two years this spring at CFCC!

Through the North Carolina Longleaf Commitment Grant, high school students may be eligible to receive this grant – money that does not need to be repaid – for tuition and fees toward a degree or to attain transfer credit. Full-time eligible students are guaranteed to receive $700 to $2,800 per year, for a total of two years. Less than full-time students may receive a partial award. The Longleaf Commitment Grant Program ends at the conclusion of the 2023 spring semester.

Learn More About the NC Longleaf Commitment Grant

Short-Term Training Students


Who is eligible: Students enrolling in Workforce Continuing Education (WCE) pathways/courses offered for 96 hours or more and leading to a State or industry-recognized credential.

The fund provides scholarships to eligible community college students pursuing high-demand workforce training programs within 10 pathways leading to a state or industry-recognized credential. Browse eligible programs using the link below.

Learn More About GEER Funding

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