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Federal & State Programs

Federal and State Financial Assistance Programs

Federal Programs

Name of Aid Resource

Type of Aid

Eligibility Requirement

Application Deadline

Award Amount

Air Force ROTC Scholarship Citizen, Undergraduate, Non-need based. December 1 up to $15,000 per year plus stipend
Army ROTC Scholarship Citizen, Undergraduate, Non-need based. November 15 $8000 plus stipend
Federal Nursing Loan Loan; interest rate 5% Citizen or eligible non-citizen; Nursing major; Exceptional need. March 1-Priority Subject to availability
Federal Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students Loan; interest rate 6.41% Citizen or eligible non-citizen; Undergraduate; Non-need based. Maximum = Cost – Aid
Federal Pell Grant Grant Citizen or eligible non-citizen; Undergraduate; Exceptional need. Maximum = $5550
Federal Perkins Loan Loan; interest rate 5% Citizen or eligible non-citizen; Undergraduate; At least half-time; Need based. March 1-Priority Subject to availability
Federal Subsidized Loan Loan; interest rate 3.86% Citizen or eligible non-citizen; At least half-time; Undergraduate; Need based. Dependent upon grade level & dependency status
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Grant Citizen or eligible non-citizen; At least half-time; Exceptional need. March 1-Priority Subject to availability
Federal Unsubsidized Loan Loan; interest rate Undergrad 3.86%, Grad 5.41% Citizen or eligible non-citizen; At least half-time; Non-need based. Based upon grade level & dependency status
Federal Work Study Work Citizen or eligible non-citizen; At least half-time; Need based. March 1-Priority Subject to availability
Veterans Education Benefit Program Grant Citizen; Need based. Varies Varies
New Jersey Programs

Name of Aid Resource

Type of Aid

Eligibility Requirement

Application Deadline

Award Amount

Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholarship Program Scholarship Citizen; Resident; Undergraduate; Full-time; Merit. Refer to High School Guidance Counselor Up to $1000
Educational Opportunity Fund Grant Grant Citizen; Resident; Undergraduate; Income criteria; Educationally disadvantaged; Full-time. February 15 (Exceptions considered) $1400 Living on-campus or off-campus; $1150 Living with parents
New Jersey Class Loan Program Loan; Variable interest rate subject to repayment option Citizen; Resident; Undergraduate and Graduate; At least half-time. Maximum = Cost – Aid
Public Tuition Benefits Program Grant Citizen; Resident; Undergraduate; At least half-time; Dependent of deceased (line of duty), law enforcement officer. Tuition
Tuition Aid Grant Grant Citizen; Resident; Undergraduate; Full-time; Need based. June 1-Renewal; October 1-Initial Varies-Corresponds to tuition and fund availability
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