Federal Pell Grant. The Federal Pell Grant is an award made to undergraduate students to help pay for their education after high school. Federal Pell Grant awards vary per student based on financial need. The FAFSA must be completed and on record with the U. S. Department of Education, and an electronic Student Aid Report must be received by the Financial Aid Office before consideration can be made for this grant.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG). The Federal SEOG is an award to help undergraduate students who demonstrate exceptional financial need. Priority is given to Federal Pell Grant recipients. Application is made by completing the FAFSA.

North Carolina Community College Grant. This is a need-based grant established by the NC Legislature to provide funds to help meet the education costs of North Carolina residents attending community colleges. Applicants must complete the FAFSA by the published deadline. Applicants must be North Carolina residents and enroll for at least half time (minimum of six credit hours) in an eligible curriculum program.

North Carolina Educational Lottery Scholarship (NCELS). To receive this grant, students must be a North Carolina resident and have an estimated family contribution of $5,000 or less, meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements of Southeastern Community College, and be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester in a curriculum program. Application is made by completing the FAFSA.

SCC Foundation Grant. Through the non-profit SCC Foundation, Inc., this grant provides assistance to both full- and part-time students having financial needs that cannot be met by other sources of financial aid. Awards vary, depending on need and available funds. A separate application is required.