Grants

You can qualify for a variety of federal and state grants. Grants are considered gift aid and do not have to be repaid. Student
  • Federal PELL Grants (PELL) provide financial assistance to students enrolled in an eligible program as 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, which provides money to undergraduate students who submit their FAFSA and show exceptional financial need. 
  • Tuition Aid Grant (TAG), a New Jersey program, which provides aid to full-time students who are New Jersey residents. N.J. county college students enrolled for 6-11 credits may be eligible for an award through the part-time TAG Program. 
  • Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) is a New Jersey grant program for students from educationally disadvantaged backgrounds who have exceptional financial need. It is available to New Jersey residents only. For more information on the EOF program, please click here
  • NJ STARS  is an initiative created by the State of New Jersey in 2004 that provides New Jersey’s top students with free tuition at their local community college. Learn more here

Learn more about work study grants.