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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 for the Spring 2020 semester.

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 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.

The program requires approval from the NJ Legislature & Governor to continue for Fall 2020.

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 Virtual Information Session

Learn about eligibility requirements and the steps to apply. See if you are eligible for free tuition or other state or federal grants or scholarships.

Register Now!

908-526-1200 x8729
opportunity@raritanval.edu

Save the Dates
Save the Dates!

Events take place in the online.

April 25
Virtual Open House
starts at 11AM

908-526-1200 x8729
opportunity@raritanval.edu

New Jersey Community College Opportunity Grant