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Program Statutes and Rules


K12 Programs

The Opportunity Scholarship and Education Student Accounts help families afford nonpublic K12 schools.

Higher Education Forgivable Loan Programs

State forgivable loans for service, including the Forgivable Education Loans for Service Program (FELS), Principal Fellows Program (PFP), Teaching Fellows Program (TFP-S) and earlier programs offered in medicine, nursing, and education.

Higher Education Loan Programs for Teaching Professionals

National Board Certification Loans (NBCL) help teachers pay the assessment fee for National Board Certification.

Higher Education State Grants & Scholarships

North Carolina grant and scholarship programs that typically do not have to be repaid.

North Carolina Savings and Investment Programs

North Carolina’s National College Savings Account (529 Plan), a tax-advantaged way for families to save for college.

Other Resources

Residency laws and policies, grant reporting requirements for non-state entities, return of funds policy for withdrawing students, and armed services waivers.