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Educational Opportunity Fund

Educational Opportunity Fund

New Jersey Dreamers

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Rowan College South Jersey Gloucester and Cumberland Campus is approved to award EOF funding to eligible New Jersey Dreamers.

The New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application allows New Jersey Dreamers enrolled at the Rowan College South Jersey Gloucester or Cumberland Campus to apply for state financial assistance

A New Jersey Dreamer is defined as the following:

  • A student who does NOT meet the Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) eligibility requirements below
  • A student who does NOT have a Social Security Number
  • A student with an undocumented immigration status

Students who meet ALL of the following criteria are eligible to apply for the New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application:

  • Attended a New Jersey high school for at least (3) years
  • Graduated from a New Jersey high school or received the equivalent of a high school diploma in New Jersey
  • Registered for Selective Service (male students only) at https://www.sss.gov/
  • Are able to file an affidavit stating that you have filed an application to legalize your immigration status or will file an application as soon as you are eligible to do so

 

Interested students should visit https://www.hesaa.org/Pages/NJAlternativeApplication.aspx to complete the New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application and learn more information about the program

Important Deadlines

Application Deadline New NJ Dreamer Students Renewal NJ Dreamer Students
Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
September 15, 2020
April 15, 2020
Spring 2021 Only February 15, 2021
 
Gloucester; Cumberland