EOF Grant Application

Graduate students,

If admitted to the following programs which begin in the summer 2017, you must file a 2017-2018 FAFSA and complete a summer aid application,  https://financialaid.rutgers.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/1718SLOAN.pdf  before we can process your Federal Direct Stafford Loan for the summer: Graduate School of Education, Graduate School of Social Work, Professional Accounting Program, MACCY Program, Camden Law, and Camden Graduate School.

Rutgers Business School students
Students enrolling in the Summer 2017 Professional Accounting Program or the Masters in Accountancy in Financial Accounting (MACCY) Program, please contact the Newark Office of Financial Aid once you have filed the 2017-2018 FAFSA.

Information from Financial Aid website https://financialaid.rutgers.edu/

2017-2018 Educational Opportunity Fund Program
Graduate and Professional School Grant Application


This confidential form allows us to make a preliminary determination of your eligibility for the Educational Opportunity Fund Graduate Grant.  Do not complete this form if you do not meet the eligibility requirements or your income significantly exceeds the figures in the following chart.

Family Size:
(Include Self)









Gross Income:
(Not to Exceed)




$48,600 $56,880 $65,160 $73,460 $81,780
*State guidelines provide $8,320 for each additional member of the household. In addition the program requires that EOF recipients come from a family background of historical poverty.

Graduate Eligibility:

  1. Must demonstrate an educationally and economically disadvantaged background
  2. Be a New Jersey resident 12 consecutive months prior to receiving the award
  3. Apply and be accepted to a participating New Jersey college or university
  4. Be a full-time graduate student as defined by the institution
  5. Meet the financial eligibility criteria as defined in the undergraduate section above
  6. Be in a degree/certificate program with a minimum requirement of 24 equivalent semester hours and be at least one academic year in duration.

Students who received EOF grants as undergraduates shall be given priority consideration for the EOF graduate grants.


Type of Degree
Year of degree completed

By the electronic submission of this form, I DECLARE THAT THE INFORMATION REPORTED IS TRUE, CORRECT, AND COMPLETE. I affirm that my personal family background meet the graduate eligibility requirements for the program. I further understand that any willful omission or misrepresentation of facts on this form will be considered grounds for removal of my application from consideration for the Graduate EOF Grant.