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NC Longleaf Commitment Grant

NC Longleaf Commitment Grant

The Longleaf Commitment is a grant program for 2023 North Carolina high school graduates who will attend one of our state’s “Great 58” community colleges starting in the Fall 2023 semester. High school students may be eligible to receive this grant – not a loan – for tuition and fees toward a degree or to attain transfer credit. Full-time eligible students are guaranteed to receive $700 to $2,800 per year, for a total of two years. Less than full-time students may receive a partial award. The Longleaf Commitment Grant Program ends at the conclusion of the 2025 spring semester.

Eligibility Requirements for 2023 Graduates:

To be eligible, you must:
Be a 2023 North Carolina high school graduate.

  1. Apply for admission to College of The Albemarle.
  2. Be a North Carolina resident according to the NC Residency Determination Service.
  3. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for 2023-2024 at The FAFSA application is used to determine eligibility. There is no application specifically for the Longleaf Commitment Grant.
  4. Be a first-time college student (Career & College Promise (CCP) and Early/Middle College High School students are eligible.
  5. Enroll in a curriculum program during the 2023-2024 academic year.
  6. Enroll in at least 6 credit hours per semester.
  7. Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from $0 – $15,000. (“EFC” is based upon student’s FAFSA determination)
  8. Renew FAFSA for the 2024-25 academic year and meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements of the college.
  9. ***Eligibility requirements for prior year graduates may be subject to other guidelines***

For more information contact the financial aid office 252-335-0821 ext 2385 or email inquiries to [email protected].