FAFSA Resources

College and career planning for students and families

Take the first step to understanding the cost for college and applying for grants and scholarships.

myFutureNC has compiled a list of resources from our partners to help support students like you and your family with the FAFSA, financial aid, and scholarships and grants.

What kind of financial aid am I eligible for?

CFNC Financial Aid Guide 2022-23 – PDF
A guide for North Carolina students and their families about how to pay for education beyond high school. Published by the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA), this guide takes the student through all steps necessary to find and apply for higher education funding.

Federal Grants
Learn about the grant programs that are available from the U.S. Department of Education.

Grants and Scholarships
Information from CFNC.org about finding grants and scholarships you may be eligible for.

Scholarship Search
CFNC.org’s scholarship search

Work Study Programs
Undergraduate and graduate students with financial need are eligible to participate in work-study programs.

College Financing Resources
A list of college financing resources from CFNC.org

Information for non-US citizens

So Much Potential website

Q&A Tip sheet

What is the FAFSA and where can I learn more?

Creating an FSA ID

Step-by-step Guide to Filling Out the FAFSA

Videos on how to complete the FAFSA

Spanish Resources

Get 1:1 FAFSA Assistance
Contact a NC Community College or Public / Private University Financial Aid Office near you!

Call the Federal Student Aid Office for support

Complete the FAFSA

Submit your Application

Hear from First Generation Students
Peer into your Future

Stories from First Generation students

Explore Careers and Colleges Offering Degrees and Certifications

NCcareers.org aims to be North Carolina’s central online resource for students, parents, educators, job seekers and career counselors looking for high quality job and career information. Within NCcareers.org, users will identify their skills/interests; explore occupations and local job/employer needs; identify education and training opportunities and prepare to enter/re-enter the job market.

Apply to College

Use the CFNC Application Hub to apply to NC colleges, send official high school transcripts, and monitor your progress in a single place. And don’t forget to apply for Residency!

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