Application for State Funding

What North Carolina Teachers Need To Know Procedures and Requirements

This information is for first-time candidates only (Renewal and retake candidates cannot receive funding from the loan)

Applying for National Board Certification Funding Information

This loan ($1,900) can be used by first time candidates only and it will pay for all four Components. This loan cannot be used for renewal and retake candidates or borrowed in increments. If you do not want to borrow the full amount, please do not complete this application. To withdraw from the process before the withdrawal deadline, follow all the rules.

NC-NBC Application and Process Flow Chart

Funding Options

Eligibility Criteria for the State Loan

NBC Truth in Lending

NBC State Loan Application

If your application is approved, you will receive an email (Please use an email address that you check often) concerning what you should do next. The email will contain time-sensitive information that you must respond to immediately or the funds will be given to another candidate. If you're renewing your National Board Certification or retaking any components, you cannot receive funding through the loan.

The deadline to apply for the loan in the 2023-2024 cycle is January 31, 2024, or until all funds are dissolved, whichever comes first.

Questions concerning state funding or if your loan application has been denied please contact:

Sonja Brown, Director – National Board Certification and Regional Education Facilitators.
984-236-2112 (Phone) 
919-807-3362 (Fax)