Financial Aid Questions?

What is the FAFSA, and when should I apply?

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the form to apply for all federal and most state and institutional need-based aid. It's best to apply soon after it is available in October. Details.

How do I find scholarships and grants for college?
  • Check with your school counselor for local scholarships.
  • Contact the financial aid office at colleges you're applying to.
  • Ask employers (your's and your parents).
  • Use CFNC Scholarship Search.
What are the ways to pay for college?