Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

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Office of Financial Aid

Office of Financial Aid

Welcome to the Student Financial Aid site.

The Financial Aid Office at Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute (CCC&TI) seeks to promote awareness of Financial Aid opportunities and provide quality customer service that consistently exceeds the expectation of students and parents.

Quick Links to information on the Office of Financial Aid Site

Financial Aid Services

Learn about our Financial Aid Services:

North Carolina Child Care Grant Program

Another way we “Help Pay for College.”

Earn & Learn

Federal Work Study Program

Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute administers funds provided for childcare expenses through a partnership with the N.C. Child Care Assistance Grant Program. The program provides need based financial assistance for parents enrolled in an Associate Degree or Diploma Program.

Applicants who qualify, choose their childcare provider.

Mother with small child

The Federal College Work Study Program provides students with employment opportunities to help pay educational expenses. Work study positions are available on and off campus. Student employees working on campus earn $9 per hour. Student employees working in off campus positions earn $10 per hour.

Student at a Work Study Job

Payments are made directly to providers for services.

Apply Now at:


Academic and Need-Based

Veterans Education Benefits

Eligibility for Veterans Education Benefits is determined by the Veterans Administration.

CCC&TI offers multiple academic and need-based scholarships through CCC&TI’s Foundation Office and the College Foundation of North Carolina. Students are notified of scholarship opportunities via official student email, social media, and website advertisements as they become available throughout the academic year.

Many of the scholarship opportunities are offered through CFNC but coordinated by the Financial Aid Office.

Female Student
  • Chapter 30: Montgomery GI Bill
  • Chapter 31: VA Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Chapter 33: Post – 9/11 GI Bill
  • Chapter 35: Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance Program
  • Chapter 1606: Montgomery GI Bill for Reservist - National Guard Members

Apply Online at

Veteran headed to school

Search for Scholarships at

For more information visit our website at

Read full details about all of our Financial Aid services in the CCC&TI Catalog.

Financial Aid Forms

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Important Financial Aid Dates

View the Academic Calendar for a lists of important dates throughout the school year.

Below is a list of the next 5 important dates related to the Office of Financial Aid.
To see more dates visit our Event Calendar.

Fin. Aid Check Disbursement -1 (6/12/2020) - Fin. Aid Check Disbursement -1 for 8 & 10 week classes

Fin. Aid Check Disbursement -2 (7/10/2020) - Fin. Aid Check Disbursement -2 for all prior start dates

Fin. Aid Check Disbursement -3 (8/7/2020) - Fin. Aid Check Disbursement -3 for all prior start dates for 2019-20


Financial Aid Resources

Enrollment Statues Info Card

Institutional Resources:

Community Resources

  • Aunt Bertha Search for free or reduced cost services like medical care, food, job training, and more.
  • CCC&TI Health Clinic Provided by West Caldwell Health Council for CCC&TI students, faculty and staff.

Other Resources:

  • Cash Course: Teaching financial skills that make sense in the real world
Financial Aid Offer Card

State and Federal Resources

Student Aid Tips

FAFSA Videos


Caldwell and Watauga Campus:

Virtual Office:

Caldwell Campus – F Building/Suite 119:

Email and Phone:
Julie Ahouse

  • 828.726.2715
  • Director, Financial Aid

Meredith Stutts
  • 828.726.2704
  • Counselor, Financial Aid

Candice Quackenbush
  • 828.726.2713
  • Technician, Financial Aid

Fax: 828.726.2709

Watauga Campus:

Email and Phone:

  • Counselor, Financial Aid

Fax: 828.297.1729