This scholarship is for residents of North Carolina. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be admitted, enrolled, and classified as undergraduate students in matriculated status in a degree, certificate, or diploma program at an eligible North Carolina institution (UNC campuses and NC Community College campuses). Applicants must enroll for at least six credit hours per semester in a curriculum program and meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements of the institution. Eligibility is determined based on the same criteria as the Federal Pell Grant with one exception; students not eligible for the Federal Pell Grant with an estimated family contribution of $5,000 or less will be eligible for an Education Lottery Scholarship. Students who have earned a previous bachelor's degree are ineligible.
How easy is it to apply?
This scholarship's application process shouldn't take more than an hour or so.
How much competition is there?
This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.