North Carolina Longleaf Commitment Grant
- Be a North Carolina resident according to the NC Residency Determination Service.
- Be a 2021 or 2022 NC high school graduate or high school equivalency diploma (Some North Carolina residents who graduated from a non-North Carolina high school may be eligible)
- First-time college student (Career & College Promise (CCP) and Early/Middle College High School students are eligible.
- Enroll in a curriculum program during the Fall 2022 semester.
- Enroll in at least 6 credit hours per semester.
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for 2022-23 and subsequent years.
- Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from $0 - $15,000. (“EFC” is based upon student’s FAFSA determination)
- Renew FAFSA for the 2023-24 academic year and meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements of the college
How to get started
- Complete an online application to Durham Tech and complete residency determination through the North Carolina Residency Determination Service (RDS).
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Durham Tech school code is 005448.
- There is not a separate Longleaf Commitment Grant application, as consideration for funding is automatic once the FAFSA is completed. Eligible students will be notified of grant awards from Durham Tech’s Financial Aid Office.