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Need-Based Laptop Assistance Program
Dowdy Student Stores

Computer Department
Your computer & software center


If you NEED a laptop computer but can’t afford one, and a computer is required or recommended for your major, ECU Dowdy Student Stores has a possible solution for you!

If you truly NEED a computer, the ECU Dowdy Student Stores along with its contracted computer sales vendors Apple and Lenovo, have a limited number of FREE LAPTOPS available through a need-based scholarship program. 

Laptop scholarship applications will be accepted August 13 – September 14, 2012. Laptops will be awarded in mid- to late-September 2012 through a decision-making process by the ECU Financial Aid Office.


To apply, please download the application form, complete, print, sign and send or drop off the form to: 

Office of Student Financial Aid
East Carolina University
2103 Old Cafeteria Complex
Mail Stop 510
Greenville, NC 27858

Or, send via email to: 

Or, send via fax to 252-328-4347

If you have any questions, please contact our office at 252-328-6610.

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS 5:00 pm, Friday, September 4, 2012

Download Laptop Application Form