Grant Assistance

PELL Grant: A federal program that provides financial assistance to students enrolled in an eligible program. Eligibility is determined by a national formula. The amount of the award is based on: (1) eligibility as determined by the PELL Grant formula, (2) the cost of the program and (3) enrollment status.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) is a federal program that provides money to undergraduate students with financial need. PELL recipients with exceptional need are given priority.

Tuition Aid Grant (TAG) is a New Jersey Program that provides grant aid to students enrolled at least half- time. Awards are based on state appropriations.

Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) is a NJ program available to New Jersey residents only, for students from educationally disadvantaged backgrounds who have exceptional financial need.

NJ STARS is a New Jersey program that covers tuition of students who graduate in the top 15 percent of their high school class. (Please refer to the NJ STARS section of our website for details.) Please note, students must declare themselves as a NJ STARS student on the Admissions Application. Failure to identify yourself on the application could result in loss of eligibility.

New Jersey Dreamers is a new program that allows undocumented student to enroll in an eligible New Jersey College and Universities and to apply for state financial aid. See our website on how to apply. Visit Financial Aid/Dreamers.

Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG) is a State tuition free program for student who meet the Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) and credit requirements.