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 December. Details.

How do I find scholarships and grants for college?

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.

What are the ways to pay for college?

1. Savings
2. Current income (from your family or your own job)
3. Scholarships and grants
4. Education loans