FINANCIAL AID

UNCG Financial Aid Programs


State of North Carolina Aid Programs     Back to Scholarship Directory


Detailed information concerning each of these funds may be obtained from the College Foundation of North Carolina.

In general, you must reapply for State of North Carolina Aid programs every academic year. Students must demonstrate continued eligibility.


Fund Eligible Students
Dr. Wade H. Atkinson Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to full-time, incoming first-year students who are residents of Johnston County, NC.  File a FAFSA.

Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need to full-time, incoming first-year students.  Applications should be made through the Aubrey Lee Brooks Foundation and applicants must file a FAFSA.  See the CFNC website for additional details.

Thomas Holmes Carrow Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to full-time, incoming first-year students who attended East or West Carteret High School for four years.  File a FAFSA.

Dr. A.P. & Frances Dickson Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to full-time, incoming first-year students who are residents of Hoke County, NC.  File a FAFSA.

Escheats Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to full-time, undergraduate students who are NC residents.  File a FAFSA.

Forgivable Education Loans for Service Program (FELS)
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to NC residents. Students are required to meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy and be willing to work in NC in a designated cricital employment area.

For additional details visit CFNC.


NC Reach
Provides funding to college students who aged out of North Carolina public foster care or whose adoption from North Carolina public foster care was finalized on or after their 12th birthday. To apply for this program, please visit www.ncreach.org/apply/. Additional information may be obtained by calling the NC Reach team at (800) 585-6112, or by clicking the "Contact Us" on the NC Reach homepage (www.ncreach.org).

Golden Leaf Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of finacial need to undergraduate students, enrolled full-time, who are enrolled at a participating NC public university.  See CFNC website for additional information.  File a FAFSA.

Jagannthan Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to undegraduate students who are NC residents and who are enrolled full-time.  File a FAFSA.

James Lee Love Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to undegraduate students who are NC residents and who are enrolled full-time.  File a FAFSA.

NC Education Lottery Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate students who are NC residents and who are enrolled at least half-time. Award limited to 10 full time semesters. Must file a FAFSA.

NC Principal Fellows Program
Awarded to graduate students who are enrolled full-time and who are NC residents, and who are studying School Administration.  See CFNC website for additional information.

NC Student Aid Grant
Awarded on the basis of financial need to full-time undergraduate students who are NC residents.

Incentive For Native Americans 
Awarded to Native American students who are enrolled full-time.  Contact the Financial Aid Office for list of additional requirements and application.

Penn Family Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to undergraduate students who are residents of Rockingham County.

C.M. & M.D. Suther Scholarship
Awarded on the basis of financial need to full-time undergraduate students who are NC residents.  File a FAFSA.

UNC Need-Based Grant 
Awarded on the basis of financial need to eligible students attending one of the 16 campuses of the University of North Carolina.  Award limited to 10 full-time semesters. File a FAFSA.