In 2018, North Carolina launched a statewide grant program for community college students facing unexpected emergencies. Unlike many scholarships, the grants are not merit-based, and the barrier to receive them are low by design. And grants are designed to have a remarkably quick turnaround: funds are usually disbursed within three business days
Forsyth Technical Community College is collaborating with a Triad nonprofit to provide a new access and success program for economically underserved middle and high school students. The school on Wednesday announced a partnership with College Lift, which started under the direction of the non-profit Piedmont Renewal Network three years ago in Winston-Salem.