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New Jersey Grants and Scholarships

New Jersey Grants and Scholarships

New Jersey Tuition Aid Grant (TAG)

The Tuition Aid Grant (TAG) is available for full and part-time undergraduate students who have been legal residents of New Jersey for at least 12 consecutive months prior to enrolling in a New Jersey institution.  Students who have received an associates/baccalaureate degree and beyond do not qualify for any state aid at a two-year college.  Awards vary from year to year.

The New Jersey Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) uses a State Formula to determine eligibility.

  • Students must comply with requests from HESAA for additional information with established State deadlines.
  • The student is notified via a Student Eligibility Notice (SEN) from the State

    For more information on State requirements, see http://www.hesaa.org/Pages/NJGrantsHome.aspx

    Educational Opportunity Fund Program

    The New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund provides financial assistance and support services (e.g. counseling, tutoring, and developmental course work) to students from educationally and economically disadvantaged backgrounds who attend institutions of higher education in the State of New Jersey.  These grants are renewable based upon continued eligibility.

  • The College uses State guidelines to determine eligibility.
  • The student is notified via a Student Eligibility Notice (SEN) from the State.


    NJ STARS is a scholarship program exclusively for New Jersey residents that graduate in the top 15% of their high school class (from a New Jersey high school only).   NJ STARS covers the cost of tuition.  Students must be full time and not in need of remedial study.

    For further State information on the NJ STARS visit the link below.


    For further information refer to NJ STARS Middlesex County College’s NJ STARS webpage at http://www.middlesexcc.edu/admissions/nj-stars

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