NC State Agency Funding

In addition to the financial aid administered by the UNC-Chapel Hill Office of Scholarships and Student Aid, various state agencies administer the following undergraduate awards:

North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program

The North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program is designed to encourage students to pursue teaching careers in the high-needs areas of science, mathematics and special education. As a NC Teaching Fellow, students are eligible to receive up to $8,250.00 a year in forgivable loans for a commitment to service as a teacher in North Carolina.

Forgivable Education Loans for Service

Established by the North Carolina General Assembly in 2011, the Forgivable Education Loans for Service provides financial assistance to qualified students enrolled in an approved education program and committed to working in critical employment shortage professions in North Carolina. The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority provides administration for the program.

Mary Morrow/Edna Richards Scholarship

The Mary Morrow-Edna Richards Scholarship was named in memory of Mary Frank Morrow, who served as the first president of the North Carolina Classroom Teachers Association, and Edna Cotton Richards, an outstanding leader within the North Carolina Teachers Association and the North Carolina Association of Educators. The Mary Morrow/Edna Richards Scholarship is for North Carolina residents enrolled in a teacher-education program. Applicants must be in the JUNIOR YEAR OF COLLEGE at the time of application and willing to teach in the public schools of North Carolina for at least two (2) years following graduation.

Federal Funding

Federal Work-Study

The Federal Work-Study Program offers eligible students the chance to earn college funds by working a part-time job on campus or in community service agencies. Students can apply for work-study jobs that match their interests, skills, and career plans.

The School of Education host work-study students from across disciplines in a variety of positions in school offices and roles.