NC Education Lottery Scholarship
- Scholarship Description
To be eligible for the NC Education Lottery Scholarship, applicants must: be a North Carolina resident student for tuition purposes; enroll for at least six credit hours per semester in a curriculum program; meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements of the institution; be admitted, enrolled and classified as an undergraduate student in matriculated status in a degree, certificate or diploma program at an eligible North Carolina institution (UNC campuses and North Carolina Community College campuses); and meet requirements for the Federal Pell Grant (except the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) range used for Federal Pell Grant awards). This award has rolling deadlines.
The North Carolina Education Lottery Scholarship (ELS) was created by the 2005 General Assembly to provide financial assistance to needy North Carolina residents attending eligible colleges and universities located within the state of North Carolina. Consideration for funding is automatic once the FAFSA is filed. The FAFSA opens on October 1. Applicants should meet priority deadlines established by their institution. Late applicants may be denied if insufficient funds are available.