Class of 2022 is now eligible for Longleaf Commitment!
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Eligible 2020 and 2021 NC high school graduates eligible for LongLeaf Commitment
The Longleaf Commitment is a grant program for 2020 and 2021 North Carolina high school graduates who will attend Blue Ridge Community College starting in the Fall 2021 or Spring Semester 2022 semester. High school students may be eligible to receive this grant – not a loan – for tuition and fees toward a degree or to attain transfer credit.
Full-time eligible students are guaranteed to receive $700 to $2,800 per year. Less than full-time students may receive a partial award. The Longleaf Commitment Grant Program ends at the conclusion of the 2023 spring semester.
- Graduate from a North Carolina high school in 2020 or 2021
- Be a North Carolina resident for tuition purposes
- Be a first-time college student (Career & College Promise (CCP) and Early/Middle College High School students are eligible)
- Enroll in a curriculum program during the 2021-22 academic year
- Enroll in at least 6 credit hours per semester
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for 2021-22
- Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from $0 – $15,000. (“EFC” is based upon student’s FAFSA determination)
- Renew FAFSA for the 2022-23 academic year and meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements of the college
How to get started
- Applicants need to apply for admission to Blue Ridge Community College and complete residency determination through the North Carolina Residency Determination Service (RDS).
- Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Use Blue Ridge’s code: 009684
For more info about taking advantage of the Longleaf Commitment Grant at Blue Ridge Community College, contact the Financial Aid Office.