Essex County College Facts
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Federal Pell Grants
Amount is based on the applicant’s expected family contribution and the number of credits registered for from an annual sliding scale of award levels provided by the US Department of Education.
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (SEOG) (NOTE: this section has a typo in the title, please correct Federal Supplementar Education Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
Awarded primarily to students with exceptional financial need, defined as a zero (“0”) expected family contribution, based on annual appropriation from the US Department of Education.
Federal Work Study Program (FWS)
Awarded to students with need. The amount notes on the student’s financial aid account is the maximum amount eligible to earn. Students work on-campus with ability to earn funds up to the amount of their eligibility.
New Jersey State Aid Programs
For an overview of the various State Aid Programs visit https://www.essex.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/facts_201920_and_202021_final.pdf