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Financial Aid at Gloucester

Financial Aid at Gloucester

Grants

​Grants are considered "gift aid," in which students do not need to repay this funding upon graduation. Most grant programs are government sponsored and awarded based on financial need.


Federal Programs

Federal Pell Grant

Funds received through this program depend on a student's financial need (as determined by the U.S. Department of Education) and the cost of attendance associated with Rowan College.

  • Eligibility: Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen, matriculate into an undergraduate program of study and demonstrates financial need. Students who have already earned a bachelor's degree are ineligible for this grant. 

  • Award limits: Up to $5,815. Consult studentaid.gov for a comprehens​ive overview.

  • Apply: Complete the FAFSA. Visit the Federal Aid​ webpage for step-by-step instructions and helpful hints on navigating this process.


Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

Funds received through this program depend on a student's financial need (as determined by the U.S. Department of Education), and other financial aid packaged the student's account. FSEOG funds are disbursed by the school.

  • Eligibility: Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen, matriculate into an undergraduate program of study and demonstrates financial need. Students who have already earned a bachelor's degree are ineligible for this grant. 

  • Award limits: Up to $1,000 per year. Consult studentaid.gov for a comprehensive overview

  • Apply: Complete the FAFSA. Visit the Federal Aid webpage for step-by-step instructions and helpful hints on navigating this process.


State Programs

Tuition Assistance Grant (TAG)

TAG covers a portion of tuition and will not cover the cost of a student's full term bill. A student's total award depends on several factors, including financial need, cost of attendance and available state funding.

  • Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need, as determined by the FAFSA. TAG awards are based on a student's financial need and tuition charges at Rowan College.

  • Award limits: Up to $2,590 per year; award amounts depend on available state funding. Consult hesaa.org for a comprehensive overview

  • Apply: Complete the FAFSA then the HESAA State Grant Questions. Visit the Federal Aid and State Aid webpages for detailed instructions on both applications.

 

Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Grant

This is one of the nation's most comprehensive and successful state-supported efforts to provide access to higher education for students who lack the economic resources and academic preparation to attend college. Qualified students receive support services that include counseling, tutoring and academic advisement. A summer program is held annually for incoming EOF students and is designed to prepare them for the challenges of college life.

  • Eligibility: Review the EOF Applicatio​n page.

  • Award limits: Up to $1,050 per year; award amounts depend on available state funding.

  • Apply: Students must apply for this program through the EOF Office.  ​

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