The following additional resources are available on the web to help you research your Financial Aid options. Please note that inclusion on this list does not represent endorsements by the College.
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Government and Nonprofit Resources
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
To apply for federal financial aid, and to apply for many state student aid programs, students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
- Financial Aid Calculator
College Foundation of North Carolina's tool for calculating Financial Aid.
- Tax Credit Information
Information on Hope, Lifetime Learning, and other tax credits.
- Veterans Affairs
CPCC information specifically for veterans.
- US Department of Education
The U.S. Department of Education administers several major student aid programs, including Pell Grants and Direct Loans.
- Student Aid on the Web
Your source for free information from the U.S. Department of Education including the downloadable Student Guide.
- North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority
North Carolina's agency for college student financial aid.
- College Foundation of North Carolina
The College Foundation of North Carolina’s website is loaded with information and resources.
College.gov was designed by students for students and features first-person accounts of students who overcame challenges such as peer pressure, lack of family support, and financial barriers while attending college.
The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid.
Scholarship search and other financial aid resources.
- The College Board Scholarship Search
Locate scholarships, loans, internships, and other financial aid programs from non-college sources that match your education level, talents, and background.
- The Debt-Free College Degree
Scholarship search and financial aid information.
- Scholarships and Grants
Provides essential Scholarship and Financial Aid Resources to students preparing for all types of careers. From the Arts to Aviation to Education; they highlight the latest financial aid opportunities for students.
A free resource for students.
- The Ultimate Guide to Student Finances
- Affordable Online Degrees - on-site blog with additional tips and resources.