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Types of Aid

Finish Line Grants are available to assist with unforeseen financial emergencies.

Finish Line Grants are up to $1,000 per semester/per student to assist with degree or credential completion.

In order to be eligible for a Finish Line Grant, a student must:

  • Be enrolled in a North Carolina community college in a curriculum program or an eligible workforce continuing education course leading to an industry-recognized credential.
  • Be in good academic standing as defined by the community college. Threshold may not be lower than a 2.0 grade point average.
  • Have completed at least 50% of the degree or credential program (or be enrolled in the courses that will constitute 50% completion).
  • Have a valid Social Security Card.

Qualifying Events

  • Rent Assistance
  • Utilities
  • Transportation
  • Auto Repairs
  • Internet Services
  • Licensure Exams
  • Child care
  • Class Materials

How to get started

  1. Complete the Finish Line Grant application and submit it to
  2. Make an appointment to visit the Director of the NCC Student Wellness Center by calling 252-428-7328.
Student Wellness Center Hours
Monday & Tuesday

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Wednesday & Thursday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

8:00 AM – 1:00 PM


Latoya Carter

Latoya Carter

Director of Student Wellness
Building: Building B
Room: 2112
Phone: 252-451-7363
Tammy Lester

Tammy Lester

Director, Financial Aid
Building: Building A
Room: 2011
Phone: 252-451-8371
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