Federal & State Aid

We participate in a number of federal and state programs to assist our students with meeting their educational expenses while attending Fayetteville State University. In order to be considered for any federal & state aid, you must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

To submit a FAFSA application, go to fafsa.ed.gov.

Federal Programs

Federal Pell Grant Program

The Pell Grant Program provides federal grant funds for needy students who have not completed a first bachelor's degree. At Fayetteville State University, these grants range from $593 - $5,920 for the 2017-2018 academic year. For the upcoming 2018-2019 academic year, these grants range from $593 - $5,920.

Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) is a grant that is awarded to the neediest students at Fayetteville State University. It is awarded to undergraduate students and does not need to be repaid.

The grant ranges from $200 to $4000.


Federal TEACH Grant Program (TEACH)

The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grants of up to $4,000 per year to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families.

Federal Work Study Program (FWSP)

This federally funded employment program is administered by the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid and provides part-time jobs on the Fayetteville State University campus for students who have financial eligibility as demonstrated on the FAFSA application. Students normally work eight to ten hours per week in a University facility. Wages paid are at least at the minimum wage rate and are used to assist the student in meeting educational expenses.

State Programs

NCELS

The North Carolina Education Lottery Scholarship/Grant provides financial assistance to needy North Carolina resident in an undergraduate degree enrolled in at least six credit hours. NCELS grant ranges from $50-$3,000. Eligibility is determined by the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority.

UNCIG

The University of North Carolina Grants are available for eligible students attending one of the 16 constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina who are enrolled in at least six credit hours. UNCIG grant ranges from $100 - $4,200. Eligibility is determined by the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority.