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Educational Opportunity Fund

Educational Opportunity Fund

Eligibility Requirements

​​​​Rowan College of South Jersey EOF Applicants must demonstrate the following to be considered for the program:

  • Must demonstrate proof of an educational or economically disadvantaged background
  • Must be a New Jersey resident for 12 consecutive months​ prior to receiving the award
  • Must apply and be admitted to the Rowan College of South Jersey (Gloucester or Cumberland) Campus of choice
  • Must intend to enroll as a full-time student and matriculate into a program that will lead to an Associate degree 
  • Must meet Rowan College of South Jersey's satisfactory academic progress (SAP) policy
  • Must file a 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student (FAFSA) at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa
  • Gross income and assets must fall within the criteria shown below:

​​2020-2021 EOF Income Eligibility Scale with Asset Cap Calculation ​
​Applicants with a Household Size of 
​Gross Income Not to Exceed
​Asset Cap Calculation (Not to exceed*) * = Based on Houshold Size for ALL Students 
​1
​$24,980
$4,996​
​2
$33,820​​$6,764
​3
$42,660
​$8,532
​4
​$51,500
​$10,300
​5
$60,340​​$12,068
​6
$69,180
​$13,836
​7
$78,020
​$15,604
​8

$86,860

$17,372

​***
​Add $8,840 for each additional family member
​Add $1,768 for each additional family member 


NJ Dreamers may be eligible to receive EOF funding. 

Interested students should complete the

New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application at https://www.hesaa.org/Pages/NJAlternativeApplication.aspx

Please visit the New Jersey Dreamers link of our webpage for more information

Gloucester; Cumberland