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  The School of Law - Newark 2004-2006 Financial Aid Sources of Financial Aid Special State Grants  

Special State Grants

Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF). This program is funded by the state legislature and is administered by Rutgers University. Full-time New Jersey residents with backgrounds of historic financial and educational disadvantage may apply for EOF grants. Students who received EOF grants as undergraduates are eligible if their incomes fall within the required range; others must document their eligibility. Contact the law school for applications and additional information. Grants up to $2,750 per year are renewable for each year of graduate study, subject to continued eligibility. Students must complete the FAFSA form each year to be considered.

C. Clyde Ferguson Law Scholarship. This program is funded by the state legislature and is administered by the law school and the university. It was established in 1990 in memory of C. Clyde Ferguson, Jr., the first African-American law professor at the School of Law-Newark. It is awarded to full-time, New Jersey residents who demonstrate historic educational and economic disadvantage. Awards are based on financial need; students must complete a FAFSA form each year.

New Jersey State Grant (NJSG). This graduate grant program is funded by the state of New Jersey and administered by Rutgers University for full-time New Jersey residents. Grants of $1,000 per academic year will be awarded based on demonstrated financial need; filing of a FAFSA form each year is required. Funds are limited and are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

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