You May Be Eligible for

Community College Opportunity Grant

New Jersey’s new Community College Opportunity Grant provides “free tuition” for those who qualify.

This funding will be awarded after all other federal, state or institutional aid. (Funds will be deposited directly to the college.)

Do You Qualify?

Eligibility Requirements

  • Have a total household adjusted gross income not exceeding $45,000
  • Not have a prior college degree
  • Must be a Gloucester County resident
  • Apply for Federal and State Aid at or the New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid application for NJ Dreamers
  • Enroll for at least 6 course credits (typically two classes) in Spring 2019

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Fri, Jan 4 11:00AM Student Services
Thu, Jan 10 7:00PM Logan Township Library

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Next Steps for Spring 2019

Important Dates



Spring Semester 2019

First Day of Classes



Last Day to Register

Regular registeration closes for Spring 2019
Late registration available



FAFSA Deadline

Last day to file for FAFSA
Returning Fall 2018 students automatically considered
  1. Apply for financial aid at
    RCGC School Code: 006901
  2. Complete your free RCGC admission application at
  3. Create a profile at to file required State information
  4. Meet with an advisor and register for classes
  5. Your financial aid award letter will tell you if you qualify for “free tuition” under the Community College Opportunity Grant
Disclaimer: Tuition grants offered through RCGC are limited to Gloucester County residents. 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.