Community Scholarships

Community Scholarships

Forgivable Education Loans for Service (FELS)

The Forgivable Education Loans for Service provides financial assistance to qualified students enrolled in an approved education program and committed to working in critical employment shortage professions in North Carolina.  A recipient must meet the following eligibility criteria to be considered for FELS:  Be a legal resident of North Carolina, present  a cummulative grade point average (GPA)  of:  3.0 for highschool students, 2.80 for undergraduate students pursuing an associates or bachelors degree, and 3.2 for students pursuing a graduate or professional degree, register with the selective service, reciepents 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 the enrolling policy of the institution, be willing to work in NC in a designated critical employment shortage profession, and must plan to enroll in at least six credit hours in an Approved Program at an Eligible Institution.  

To access the application got to CFNC.org/FELS.  Deadline: March 1, 2017