EOF Program provides an opportunity for New Jersey students from
families or communities disadvantaged by low income and lack of
access to quality education, to participate in the state's Higher
EOF Offices work in conjunction with the NJ Higher Education Student
Assistance Authority and various departments on campus to administer
students that demonstrate academic potential, EOF maximizes
educational opportunities by providing academic and student support
services designed to take a student from pre-admission to
graduation, and beyond.
programs sponsor innovative educational initiatives, supplemental
tutoring, support services and counseling, and leadership
development to improve students’ chances of academic success.
addition to any federal, state, or university aid for which the
student may qualify, EOF participants have access
to an additional award to assist with college costs: the
NJ EOF grant.
and Eligibility Requirements
first time, first year students must meet qualifications and
deadlines for admission into the EOF program. Eligible students
Undergraduate transfer students must
also meet Admissions and EOF program guidelines. Please visit the appropriate website for the college of your choice to get details on
transfer EOF requirements within that college.
Note: Students who
are already enrolled in an EOF program at another college are not
guaranteed enrollment into the Rutgers’
first time, first year students who
have no EOF history at Rutgers
must meet financial eligibility
criteria to be admitted into the EOF program. Please contact
to find out how to apply for Graduate EOF.
Graduate students who were once EOF
undergraduates at Rutgers must contact
Melvin Brown, Director of Financial Aid,
Newark Campus, regarding graduate EOF eligibility.
EOF Contact Information:
Newark College of Arts & Sciences University College, and RBS
of Nursing EOF Program
NJ Commission on Higher Education: EOF Eligibility Guidelines