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Opportunities for Nursing Majors

In addition to the financial aid and scholarship opportunities offered through COA, public and private organizations outside the college may also offer assistance programs for which our Nursing students may be eligible.

CampusRN Shcolarship Program

CampusRN has launched a new scholarship program in conjunction with the creation of the CampusRN state edition network. This nationwide scholarship program is the most comprehensive of its kind for nursing programs and nursing students because it features scholarship winners from six different regions across the country in which CampusRN has launched state edition sites. CampusRN will awarded six $2500 scholarships to a needy and deserving nursing student in each region.

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CampusRN has $15,000 in Scholarships Available to Nursing & Allied Health Students.

Forgivable Education Loans for Service (FELS)

Program brochure


  • NC resident only
  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress according to the policies of your institution
  • Cumulative minimum GPA of:

3.00 for graduating high school students
2.80 for undergraduate students pursuing an associate or bachelor’s degree
3.20 for students pursuing a graduate or professional degree

  • Register with the Selective Service System, if required;
  • Recipients must not be in default, or does not owe a refund, under any federal or State loan or grant program
  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress according to enrolling policy of the institution
  • Be willing to work in NC in a designated critical employment shortage profession

Students who receive funds through this program must sign a promissory note agreeing to work in North Carolina after graduation in an approved position, one year for each academic year of funding received. Students who do not preform the required service must repay the loans in cash, with interest.

The FELS application and program information for the 2016-2017 academic year is currently available at www.CFNC.org/FELS. The priority deadline for submitting the FELS application is April 1, 2016.



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