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Check out the featured scholarships for teacher candidates in North Carolina.
Check out the featured scholarships for teacher candidates in North Carolina.

There are many scholarships and financial aid opportunities available to future teachers in North Carolina. You just have to know where to look!

Get started with the currently featured North Carolina scholarships below, browse our national scholarship database, or search for "teacher" in the College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) scholarship database. Don't forget to check back here often for updates.

Cost-Saving Strategies

There are many opportunities to reduce or eliminate your training expenses:

  • Loan forgiveness programs
  • Teacher training scholarships
  • Training while in undergrad
  • Earning a salary while completing your coursework

We'll break it down to help you take advantage of these options.

Worth the Investment

Applying for scholarships and other types of aid available to North Carolina teacher candidates can benefit you well beyond your college years. Some even provide assistance after you graduate by offsetting your student loans or helping you buy a house. 

Winning scholarships and grants is also a great way to build your resume and set you apart from the crowd when you’re applying for teaching jobs later on.

Be sure to ask your educator preparation program if they offer scholarships, internships, work study and other opportunities for students to offset costs.

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