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What is Financial Aid?

Financial aid takes a variety of forms but essentially refers to money used to pay for college. The first step towards paying for college is always filling out the FAFSA. This will determine your eligibility for state and federal aid including grants, scholarships, and loans. After this, you can begin the hunt for scholarships. Lastly, there are loan options for students. Remember that there are many options for you to pay for school.
 
 
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Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) is necessary to determine eligibility for state and federal age to cover college expenses.

 
 
 

Scholarships

For a list of North Carolina scholarships, click here. For other scholarship searches, try the following resources.

 
 
 
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