Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF).
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.
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
New Jersey State Grant (NJSG).
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,