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Financial Aid Overview

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Nash Community College makes every effort to provide financial assistance, where need exists, for students whose primary goal is to acquire post-secondary education. While students who qualify for aid are usually assisted, the institution expects that all resources at the students’ disposal will be used and that the financial aid will supplement these resources. For more information call (252) 428-7328.

All classes must be paid for before the start of class. You may pursue any of the following options:

  • Complete the FAFSA application. Nash Community College’s school code is 008557. Note: It may take 5 to 7 business days for Nash Community College to receive your FAFSA.·
  • Apply for Foundation Scholarships.
  • To apply for Federal Student Loans complete the Loan Confirmation Form.
  • Be sure to check your Nash Student Email frequently for messages from the Financial Aid office after you apply!
  • Submit any required documentation requested from the Financial Aid Office
  • Look for an award letter in your WebAdvisor account to verify your approval.

**Financial Aid may not be awarded without all transcripts on file!

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

Nash Community College signed and submitted the Certification and Agreement to the US Department of Education on April 27, 2020. The college received a Grant Award Notification from the US Department of Education on May 12, 2020. Under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES act, the college was allocated $1,299,061. As part of the Certification and Agreement, Nash Community College intends to use no less than 50% of the funds received to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

The estimated number of students eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 is 1,094. After removing students that were enrolled in all online classes in the Spring 2020 semester, Nash Community College determined that approximately 800 students would be eligible for Emergency Financial Aid Grants. Based on the estimated number of eligible students, the college allocated funds based on EFC and enrollment status.

On May 22, 2020, an email was sent to all students with the qualifications and instructions on the application process for the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF). A reminder email was sent to all students on June 1, 2020.

As of August 24, 2020, Nash Community College has awarded 537 students in the amount of $651,346.

As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Nash Community College has received funding to assist students affected by the disruption of campus activities due to COVID-19.

In order to qualify for the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) emergency grant funding, a student must have completed the 2019-2020 FAFSA application and be eligible for Title IV funding as defined by Section 484 of the Higher Education Act. In addition to a completed FAFSA application, the following criteria apply:
Students must complete the CARES Act Emergency Grant application that is available on WebAdvisor under student forms. Students must attest that their need is related to the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19 and falls into an eligible category of expenses.

  • The student must have been enrolled in the Spring 2020 semester in at least one face-to-face class before the disruption of campus activities.
  • The student must be in a program eligible for Title IV funding

Awards range from $125 to $1,000 and are based on EFC (Expected Family Contribution) and Spring 2020 enrollment status. The allocation of funding is referenced in the table below.

EFC Range Full Time (12+ hours) Three-Quarter time
(9-11 hours)
(6-8 hours)
(1-5 credit hours)
$0 $1,000 $750 $500 $250
$1 - $5576 $750 $563 $375 $188
$5,577 and higher $500 $375 $250 $125

Nash Community College will disburse funds using Heartland/ESCI using the student’s selected disbursement methods. If your selected disbursement method is a paper check, please review your mailing address on WebAdvisor and update as needed.

These funds will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Nash Community College anticipates the first disbursement of CARES Act funding to be disbursed by June 10, 2020.

Institutional CARES Act Funding Reports

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Report (09/30/20)

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Report (12/31/20)

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Report (03/31/21)


Tammy Lester
Director, Financial Aid
Tammy Lester
Phone: 252-451-8371
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Location: 2011
Priscilla Dickens
Assistant Director, Financial Aid
Priscilla Dickens
Phone: 252-451-8296
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Location: 2012
Norman Cooper
Officer, Financial Aid/Veterans Services
Norman Cooper
Phone: 252-428-7355
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Location: 2015
Lashawn Cooper
Officer, Financial Aid
Lashawn Cooper
Phone: 252-451-8204
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Location: 2017