You can qualify for a variety of federal and state grants. Grants are considered gift aid and do not have to be repaid.
- Federal Pell Grants 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 (SEOG) is a federal program, which provides money to undergraduate students with 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.
- NJ STARS: Learn more.