Tuition Free College at Union

Community College Opportunity Grant

What is the
Community College
Opportunity Grant?
The Community College Opportunity Grant will cover FULL TUITION and approved educational fees for 6-18 credits for eligible students (see criteria below) after all other state, federal, institutional, and community aid have been applied.
Financial Aid


  • In order to receive Financial Aid you must complete the FAFSA or NJ Alternative Application by clicking HERE.



  • For personalized help completing the FAFSA visit the Student Services Center on Cranford, Elizabeth or Plainfield for assistance.
You May Be Eligible If You …
  • Are a resident of Union County for one year;
  • Have an Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of no more than $45,000;
  • Enroll in 6-18 credits; and
  • Complete a FAFSA or New Jersey Alternative Application
  • Click here to view all ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Are you a New Student?
Or have you not taken classes in a year or more?


Complete the FREE Application by clicking HERE!
Hoja Informativa
  • Pertenecer a un hogar con Ingresos Brutos Ajustados (AGI) entre $0 y $45,000 dólares
  • Estar inscritos en al menos 6 créditos 
  • Ser residente del condado de Union al menos en el último año
  • Completar la Solicitud Gratuita de Ayuda Federal para Estudiantes (FAFSA), incluídas las preguntas del estado
  • Haga clic aquí para obtener más información