New Jersey's Community College Opportunity Grant Program continues the program for the WINTER Sessions and SPRING Semester 2021.
New Jersey's Community College Opportunity Grant program was piloted in the Spring of 2019. The revised program -- part of Governor Murphy's 2020 budget, approved by the state legislature on July 1 -- provides "free tuition" for students whose household income does not exceed $65,000. Students who qualify* will receive free tuition for the Spring 2021 semester.
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.
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