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  • All students must fill out the Federal Application for Financial Aid Fill out the FAFSA  
  • Apply for FAFSA Now!

    If you are ready to file your FAFSA, please click on the following link to be directed to www.fafsa.gov - Free Application for Federal Student Aid (www.fafsa.gov)

    Steps to FAFSA Application Process

    New Jersey Grants & Scholarships

    TTo be considered for the NJ State Tuition Aid Grant (TAG) Award, Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Grant, Governor’s Urban Scholarship, New Jersey Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarship (NJ STARS), Governor’s Industry Vocations Scholarship (NJ-GIVS) and Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG), the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), including the additional New Jersey Questions must be completed and received by the Federal processor by the New Jersey State deadlines. You can answer the New Jersey State grant question after you login in to https://njfams.hesaa.org and by clicking on the “TO-DO LIST”.

    For more information about the Community College Opportunity Grant program at HCCC, please visit the following links:
    http://www.hccc.edu/freetuition/
    http://www.hccc.edu/CCOG/
    https://www.hesaa.org/Pages/ccog.aspx

    For more information about the Financial Aid Resources for New Jersey Dreamers and the NJ Alternative Aid Application, please visit the following links:
    http://www.hccc.edu/dreamers/
    NJ Alternative Application

    A Minute to Learn It- Applying for Financial Aid

    A Minute to Learn It- Federal Aid Eligibility

    A Minute to Learn It- Federal Direct Student Loans for Undergrads

    What tax information do I need to complete my FAFSA on or after October 1st?

    Do I have to reapply for financial aid each year?

  • Did you know that HCCC is one of the most affordable colleges in the state? Our Office of Student Financial Assistance staff will do everything we can to make sure you are able to comfortably afford your education at HCCC.

    It’s important for you to know that, on average, most of HCCC tuition expenses are met through financial aid. And we’ll work with you to make sure you receive all the aid to which you are entitled so you can get started on your education as soon as possible.

    For more information on financial aid through HCCC, contact the Financial Aid Department at 201.360.4200 or via email at Financial Aid