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In New Jersey, Your College Dreams CAN Come True!

New Jersey's new Community College Opportunity Grant provides "free tuition" for those whose household income does not exceed $45,000. This funding will be awarded after all other federal, state, or institutional aid. (Funds will be deposited directly to the college.)

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NJ Community College Opportunity Grant


TO QUALIFY, YOU MUST…

  • Have a total household adjusted gross income not exceeding $45,000.
  • Not have a prior college degree.
  • Complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at www.fafsa.gov, including submission of all required documents.
  • Enroll for at least 6 course credits (typically two classes) in a semester.
  • Make satisfactory academic progress.

YOUR NEXT STEPS

  1. Apply for financial aid. We can help you complete the FAFSA form.
  2. Complete your MCCC admission application.
  3. Meet with your assigned Success Coach.

LEARN MORE AT A MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE INFORMATION SESSION

James Kerney Campus
102 North Broad Street, Trenton 08698
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  • Tuesday, November 6 – 12 noon and 5:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 11 – 2 to 5 p.m. (with Trenton Mayor Gusciora)

IMPORTANT DATES FOR SPRING SEMESTER

  • Registration starts: November 12, 2018
  • Classes begin: January 23, 2019



FOR MORE DETAILS / ASSISTANCE

Admissions    (609) 570-3795 or email admiss@mccc.edu
Financial Aid    finaid@mccc.edu
Success Coaching    successcoach@mccc.edu

Disclaimer: Tuition grants offered through MCCC are limited to Mercer County residents. (Note other participating county colleges here.) The total amount of funds from the Community College Opportunity Grant is based upon the funding received through your FAFSA application and other tuition assistance monies received. Funding is by the State of New Jersey and is subject to change. All tuition funds are deposited to the college on behalf of each student in the program.