The North Carolina Forgivable Education Loans for Service (FELS) application is now open. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2018. Established by the NC Legislature in 2011, FELS provides financial assistance to qualified students enrolled in an approved education program and committed to working in critical shortage professions in North Carolina. For 2018-2019 academic year, eligible degree programs may be found online at www.cfnc.org/fels. The North Carolina Education Assistance Authority provides administration for the program. You may also contact Meredith’s Office of Financial Assistance at email@example.com or 919-760-8565 with questions.