NC Governor Cooper Announces Longleaf Commitment

Some students will find community college more affordable, at least in the near term, with the announcement of the new Longleaf Commitment by Gov. Roy Cooper.

Using federal COVID-19 aid, Cooper is providing $31.5 million so that high school seniors from low- and middle-income families can get “at least $2,800 in federal and state grants to cover tuition and most fees at any of the state’s 58 community colleges,” according to a press release from the governor’s office.