Rowan-Cabarrus Community College offers many types of financial assistance. Depending on the type of aid, eligibility is based on one or more of the following criteria: financial need of the individual, educational costs, academic achievement and availability of funds. Inquiries regarding financial aid should be directed to the Financial Aid Office.
A federal grant that is awarded to eligible students who do not have a B.S./B.A. degree or equivalent. Amounts range from $555 to $5,550 per academic year. The amount received depends on the Expected Family Contribution (EFC), cost of attendance and enrollment status.
Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
A federal grant that is awarded when a student demonstrates exceptional need and does not have a B.S./B.A. degree or equivalent. Funding is limited.
College Work-Study Program (CWS)
A federal work program that provides jobs to help pay for educational expenses. This program encourages community service and work related to the student’s course of study. Students will be paid at least the federal minimum wage and can work up to 15 hours per week. Funding is limited. Please complete the work-study application if you are interested in applying for such aid. Make sure that you apply for a specific position, as those with no position listed will not be reviewed. Remember that work-study students will be paid $7.25 an hour. When students are out for holiday (i.e. Spring Break, Fall Break), students cannot work. All contracts will go through the last day of the Spring 2013 semester. No work-study will be allowed during the months of June and July. You must submit a timesheet the last working day of each month to Crystal Ryerson at the North Campus or Sherry Hodgson at the South Campus, and they must be signed by your supervisor and cannot show more than 15 hours worked per week.
The financial aid office is no longer accepting applications at this time.
A state funded scholarship offered for up to four years, including fall, spring and summer school terms. The program funds up to the school’s full cost of attendance after other public funds and scholarships have been applied. NC Reach provides comprehensive student support, including Virtual Mentors, Care Packages and internships.
North Carolina Community College Grant (NCCCG)
A state grant available to North Carolina residents who demonstrate financial need through FAFSA and are enrolled as undergraduates for at least six credit hours per semester at a North Carolina Community College. Amounts range from $60 to $1,100 per academic year. Not available in the summer.
North Carolina Education Lottery Grant (NCELS)
A state grant available to North Carolina residents who demonstrate financial need through FAFSA and are enrolled as undergraduates a minimum of six credit hours each semester. Amounts range from $100- $2500 per academic year. Not available in the summer.
Child Care Grant
- Complete the FAFSA
- Complete a Child Care Application 2013-2014
- Choose either a degree or diploma program
- Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress
- Choose a licensed / registered child care facility.