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Admissions & Aid

Union County College

Grants

Grants are sources of financial assistance that do not have to be repaid. Grants are usually awarded based on financial need.

Federal Grants

Federal Pell Grant
Students who have not earned a bachelor’s or a professional degree may be eligible for a Federal Pell Grant. This grant may be adjusted due to the number of credits a student registers for. For further details, please visit the federal Pell Grant page on the US Student Aid Website.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
Awarded to eligible students with exceptional financial need. Awards typically range from $100 to $300. For further details, please visit the federal FSEOG page on the US Student Aid Website.

State Grants

Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG)
Assists eligible students with tuition and approved fees for the Fall and Spring semester(s). For additional information, please visit the College’s CCOG Information page.

Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF)
EOF is a state-funded program that provides students from disadvantaged communities an opportunity to attend college. For additional information, please visit HESAA’s website.

NJ Stars
NJ Stars is a tuition-free program awarded to New Jersey’s highest achieving students to attend their home county college. For more information, please visit the College’s NJ Stars page.

Tuition Aid Grant (TAG)
TAG is awarded by the New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) and may be adjusted due to the number of credits a student registers for.
For additional information, please visit HESAA’s website.