To be eligible for an EOF grant, an applicant must satisfy the following criteria:

Educational Status

Must be enrolled at CCM as a degree/certificate seeking student registered as a first-time full time student (12 credit minimum per semester.) Continuing students will be placed on a waiting list and may be admitted to the program if any slots are available. Students needing 24 credits or less to graduate are generally not eligible for EOF.


An applicant must be a New Jersey resident for at least 12 months prior to being considered for EOF.


Must have a family income that falls within the income criteria established by the state of NJ Higher Education’s EOF home page.