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.
1. Check with your school counselor
2. Contact your college financial aid office
3. Ask employers (your's and your parents)
4. Use CFNC Scholarship Search.
2. Current income (from your family or your own job)
3. Scholarships and grants
4. Education loans