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You may qualify Free Tuition Now at RVCC!

What is the Free Tuition Program?

RVCC is participating in the New Jersey Community College Opportunity Grant Program, which offers free community college to qualified students.

Eligible students will receive free tuition and most educational fees for up to 18 credits a semester. The Opportunity Grant will pay for all tuition and educational fee costs not covered by state, federal, institutional or community grants or scholarships.

The first step is to complete the FASFA or New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application.

Requirements
Are You Eligible? You May Qualify if You…

Have a total household adjusted income not exceeding $65,000.

Attend your home community college – RVCC for Somerset & Hunterdon county residents.

Apply to RVCC and complete all admissions requirements.

Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA), including the state questions.

Dreamers must complete the New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application.

Enroll in at least 6 credits each semester for Fall 2019 and/or Spring 2020.

Do not have a prior college degree.

Make satisfactory academic progress.

FAQs

Steps to Get Started
How Do I Get Started? Take 3 Simple Steps.
01
Apply to RVCC and complete all admissions requirements.
02
Complete the 2019-2020 FASFA form at fasfa.gov. (RVCC's school code is 007731)
03
If you do not meet the citizenship requirements for FASFA, visit www.njgrants.org to see if you are eligible to fill out the New Jersey Alternate Financial Aid Application.

If you’ve already filled out your 2019-2020 FASFA and are a current RVCC student or have applied to RVCC, you will be automatically considered for the grant. Good Luck!

Covered Expenses
Which expenses are covered by the opportunity grant?

The Opportunity Grant covers all tuition and most educational fees including:

• General fees
• Lab fees
• Program fees
• Enrollments fees
• Technology fees.

It does not cover:

• Books
• Computers & other supplies
• Application fees
• Graduation fees
• Transcript fees and late fees.

Join Us
Join Us
RVCC's Instant Decision Days

Fill out FASFA or the New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application and come to an Instant Decision day to speak with advisors to see if you are eligible for free tuition or other state or federal grants or scholarships. Take the first steps to enroll for the Fall Semester all in one place.

Register Now!

908-526-1200 x8729
opportunity@raritanval.edu

Save the Dates
Save the Dates!

Events take place from 10 am - 7 pm in the RVCC Conference Center.

Aug 27, 2019

908-526-1200 x8729
opportunity@raritanval.edu

New Jersey Community College Opportunity Grant