State Grant funds for North Carolina Residents

All students who are NC residents are considered for state grant eligibility when they complete the FAFSA. The determination of eligibility is made by the state based on various guidelines for the different state grant programs.

  • ELS The North Carolina Education Lottery Scholarship (ELS) was created by the 2005 General Assembly to provide financial assistance to needy North Carolina resident students attending eligible colleges and universities located within the state of North Carolina.
  • UNC Need Based Grants are available for eligible students attending one of the 16 campuses of the University of North Carolina.