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North Carolina Longleaf Commitment Grant

Eligible 2022 NC high school graduates will have their tuition and fees covered for up to two years.

The Longleaf Commitment is a grant program for 2022 North Carolina high school graduates Fall 2022 semester. High school students may be eligible to receive this grant – not a loan – for tuition and fees toward a degree or to attain transfer credit. Full-time eligible students are guaranteed to receive $700 to $2,800 per year, for a total of two years. Less than full-time students may receive a partial award.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Apply for admission to NCC
  • Complete the 2022-2023 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) submission process. The FAFSA and enrollment information are used to determine eligibility. There is not an application specifically for the Longleaf Commitment Grant.
  • Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from $0 – $15,000 based FAFSA determination
  • Be a 2022 North Carolina high school graduate
  • Be a North Carolina resident
  • Be a first-time college student. Career & College Promise (CCP) and Early College High School students are eligible.
  • Enroll in a curriculum program during the Fall 2022 academic year
  • Enroll in at least six credit hours per semester
  • Renew the FAFSA for the 2023-2024 academic years and meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirements of the college

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Tammy Lester
Director, Financial Aid
Tammy Lester
Phone: 252-451-8371
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Location: 2011
Priscilla Dickens
Assistant Director, Financial Aid
Priscilla Dickens
Phone: 252-451-8296
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Location: 2012
Lashawn Cooper
Officer, Financial Aid
Lashawn Cooper
Phone: 252-451-8204
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Location: 2017