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North Carolina Education Lottery Scholarship (NCELS)

The North Carolina Education Lottery Scholarship (NCELS) is for North Carolina residents who:

  •         Are enrolled at least half-time (6 credit hours for more)
  •         Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress standards
  •         Meet eligibility requirements

To apply for the North Carolina Education Lottery Scholarship (NCELS) students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov.

The award amount for the North Carolina Education Lottery Scholarship varies and is awarded until funding is exhausted.