Do you have questions about different types of financial aid available to you and not sure where to begin? Our financial aid office is filled with resources to help you figure out how to pay for your Blue Ridge Community College education. We provide specific steps for how to apply for financial aid and have information ranging from loan calculators and eligibility requirements to tips on how to manage your money.

We’ll help you find out what your rights and responsibilities are and you’ll learn about scholarships and understand the best financial path to take. We try to take the mystery out of it all.

So, whether you need a little or need a lot, Blue Ridge Community College is committed to helping you figure out how to finance your educational future today so you can enjoy a successful career tomorrow. It’s time to experience education elevated.

fire personnel at a training with hoses work to put out a large burning fireAre you a current or aspiring firefighter? 
The Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Foundation of North Carolina’s new Firefighter Stipend and Scholarship Program provides stipends of $500 per term or scholarships up to $1,000 for eligible Blue Ridge students pursuing NC Firefighter Certification courses or courses leading to an eligible associate degree!

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Student Loan Payments to Restart After Jan. 31, 2022
On Aug. 6, the U.S. Department of Education announced a final extension of the payment pause until Jan. 31, 2022.
Blue Ridge Community College is committed to keeping you updated with changes to the student loan program resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
For more information about federal student loans owned by the Department of Education: