The State Education Assistance Authority provides a number of services to the State of North Carolina, including:
Administering inter-institutional programs of student financial assistance, created by State and federal law and through private resources, designed to help North Carolinians meet the cost of higher education.NCSEAA Board of Directors
Publishing and distributing annual publications that assist students, parents, financial aid administrators and school counselors as they investigate financial assistance for postsecondary education. Publications are available at CFNC.org.
Obtaining and insuring capital for educational loans made available under North Carolina’s Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP).
Maintaining an aggressive student loan collection system for recovery of defaulted and matured student loan obligations.
Promoting access to financial aid opportunities through outreach activities with school counselors and financial aid administrators so they can assist students and families in planning for educational opportunities.
Administering North Carolina’s "529" National College Savings Program.
Administering State scholarship grants for parents sending children to private K-12 institutions.
Assisting State government officials, the University of North Carolina, the North Carolina Community College System, and the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities in various matters pertaining to financial aid.
NCSEAA Senior Management
Elizabeth V. McDuffie, Executive Director
Sharon E. Grubb, Assistant to the Executive Director for Agency Management
William Cox, Interim Director of Grants, Training and Outreach
Iona Duckworth, Director of Administrative Services and Quality Control
Julia R. Hoke, Esq., Director of Legal Affairs and General Counsel
Wayne E. Johnson, Director of Guaranty Agency and Repayment Services