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June 28, 2024

6/28/24 – The General Assembly has adjourned without passing several bills (HB 823, HB 263, and HB 317) that would have provided additional funding for the Opportunity Scholarship and ESA+ programs.  At this time, it is unclear when the General … Read more

K12 Programs Announcement

June 20, 2024

6/20/24 – The General Assembly is considering several bills (HB 823, HB 263, and HB 317) that would provide additional funding for the Opportunity Scholarship and ESA+ programs. These bills have several additional steps before becoming law, and there is … Read more

K12 Programs Announcement

May 2, 2024

5/2/24 – The NC General Assembly is considering legislation (House Bill 823) to provide additional funding to the Opportunity Scholarship and ESA+ programs. This legislation has several additional steps needed before it can become law, and there is no deadline … Read more

Additional Opportunity Scholarships Awarded

April 28, 2024

  Families must respond by May 17, 2024.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   RALEIGH, NC (April 29, 2024) – On April 26th, Opportunity Scholarship award offers were sent to the families of 2,294 new students in Award Tier 2 for … Read more

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

ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT FEDERAL STUDENT LOANS

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