Eligible 2021 North Carolina high school graduates will have their tuition and fees covered at any North Carolina Community College for up to two years.
Full-time eligible students are guaranteed to receive $700 to $2,800 per academic year, for a total of two years. Less than full-time students may receive a partial award.
The Longleaf Commitment Grant ends at the conclusion of the 2023 spring semester.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Graduate from a North Carolina high school in 2021
  • Be a North Carolina resident for tuition purposes
  • Be a first-time college student [Career & College Promise (CCP) and Early/Middle College High School 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
    (“EFC” is based upon a student’s FAFSA determination)
  • Renew the FAFSA for the 2022-23 academic years and meet the
    Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirements of the college

Apply now at www.CFNC.org.

Click “Apply for College” to apply to a community college. To get your EFC and determine your financial aid eligibility, submit your FASFA at www.studentaid.gov. Contact PCC’s Financial Aid Team for more information at (336) 599-1181, ext. 4004.

Click here to learn about other Financial Aid opportunities at PCC.