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North Carolina Awards Tier 1 Opportunity Scholarships

April 1, 2024

Families must take action to accept their scholarship by April 19, 2024.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   RALEIGH, NC (March 30, 2024) – Around 72,000 new Opportunity Scholarship applications were received during the priority application period that closed on March … Read more


October 2, 2023

On November 1, 2023, the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA) will transfer its Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) student loan portfolio to Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC). ECMC is a nonprofit guarantor for FFELP loans and was … Read more

How to Pay for College Virtual Series

January 13, 2023

Join NCSEAA and CFNC throughout the month of February for this free, virtual series and learn how you can pay for college. Register now!

NEW! Income-Driven Repayment Program Changes

June 22, 2022

On April 19, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education announced several changes and updates that will bring certain federal loan borrowers closer to forgiveness under income-driven repayment plans. Please see the income-driven repayment plan account adjustment announcement from the U.S. … Read more