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Eligible 2021 High School Graduates Can Get Tuition and Fees Covered

Have you heard that there is a new grant to help you pay for college? No way? Yes way!

Eligible North Carolina high school graduates attending Davidson-Davie Community College starting in the Fall 2021 semester can get tuition and fees covered by the North Carolina Longleaf Commitment Grant. Full-time eligible students enrolled in a curriculum program are guaranteed $700 to $2,800 per year for two years, while part-time students may receive a partial award.

How do you know if you’re eligible? Here are the requirements:

  • Graduate from a North Carolina high school in 2021
  • Be a North Carolina resident for tuition purposes
  • Be a first-time college student (CCP and early/middle college students are eligible)
  • Enroll in a curriculum program during the 2021-22 academic year
  • Enroll in at least 6 credit hours per semester
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for 2021-22
  • Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from $0 – $15,000 as determined by the FAFSA
  • Renew the FAFSA for the 2022-23 academic year and meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress
    Requirements of the college

Interested? You’ll want to act quickly to take advantage of this great opportunity. The first step is to apply for admission to Davidson-Davie Community College at cfnc.org and complete your Residency Determination Services (RDS) application at ncresidency.org. Your next step is to file the 2021-2022 FAFSA at fafsa.gov.

That’s it! There is no separate application to be considered for the grant. Once we receive your application and you have completed the financial aid process at Davidson-Davie, we will be in touch. Questions or need assistance? Contact Admissions@DavidsonDavie.edu or 336.249.8186.

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