Educational Opportunity Fund
EOF, or Educational Opportunity Fund, is a support program for New Jersey residents from educationally and economically disadvantaged backgrounds, including first generation students. Participants benefit from support in academics, college life, community connections, and financial aid opportunities, to meet their college goals and graduate.
What is EOF?
EOF is a state-funded program that provides financial aid and educational support to New Jersey’s for students from economically and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds. First-generation college students are especially encouraged to apply.
- For prospective students, EOF services can help guide you down the path of enrollment with admission and application support.
- For incoming first-year students, EOF’s Summer Institute gives you a jumpstart on your college career and the opportunity to earn up to 6 free credits.
- Surround yourself with support and opportunity. If you are a first-year student apply early and check “yes” on your Rutgers Admission indicating your interest in the EOF Program. Transfer students should contact us directly at:
EOF at Rutgers–Camden Offerings
EOF students have access Some of the services provided include one-on-one professional and peer tutoring, academic coaching, academic enrichment, and financial literacy workshops. We also provide additional funding through grant aids and scholarships to eligible EOF participants.
A network of support staff and success-minded students like yourself.Learn More
Receive educational grants for up to 12 semesters of study.Learn More
Coaching / Tutoring
One-on-one academic coaching with your EOF counselor.Learn More
Experiential Learning & Leadership
Opportunities to enhance your college experience.facebook
Access to tutoring and programs to build your academic skills.
A free pre-college program for incoming first-year EOF students.facebook
Am I eligible?
To be considered for the EOF program, a student must:
Demonstrate an educationally and economically disadvantaged background
Be a resident of New Jersey for 12 months immediately preceding enrollment
Have a family income that falls within the established income eligibility criteria
Meet admissions criteria as set by Rutgers University-Camden
Learn More and How to Apply
Take your first steps in joining the Rutgers EOF family.
Student Success Programs
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Five-week summer immersion experience available to all first-time in college students to assist in the transition to Rutgers-Camden.More About Summer Bridge
Community and financial support for undergraduate students with lived experience in the foster care system.More About Camden Fellows