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Our Goal for You: $0 College Debt
We understand that paying for college could be a tremendous challenge. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to many of the options available to finance your education. Our goal for you is a college degree with ZERO debt. It can be done at Camden County College by utilizing grants, scholarships, payment plans and other financial resources.
The Federal Pell Grant Program provides need-based grants to low income, undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor’s or professional degree. Unlike a loan, it does not have to be repaid. The award amount is determined by the student’s financial need based on the information submitted on the FAFSA application and the student’s enrollment.
Learn more about the Pell Grant
SEOG Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
SEOG is for undergraduates who are Pell Grant recipients to assist with additional educational expenses. Just like Pell Grants, the FSEOG does not have to be repaid but it is awarded on a first-come basis.
Learn more about SEOG
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) that provides emergency funding to support students impacted by the campus disruption due to the coronavirus. CARES Act Emergency Grants are released directly to students for qualifying expenses such as food, housing, technology needs, childcare, medical and other educational expenses resulting from the campus disruption.
Learn more about how to apply for the CARES act
TRiO Student Support Services
Student Support Services Program is a federally funded TRiO program designed to enable low-income, first-generation college students, and students with a documented disability to stay in college until they earn their degree or transfer to a four-year institution.
Learn more about TRiO SSS
Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG)
CCOG is a state grant that provides last dollar grant aid to full or part-time students who also have a total household income under $80,000. Additional eligibility requirements apply. Pending state budget approval.
Learn more about the Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG)
Tuition Aid Grant from the State of New Jersey (TAG)
Much like the PELL grant from the federal government, many students may be eligible for additional need-based grant money from the state of New Jersey. However, additional information may need to be supplied from the student, and deadlines vary from the federal requirements.
Learn more about the Tuition Aid Grant from the State of New Jersey (TAG)
Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF)
EOF is a state program that provides counseling, academic support and financial assistance to educationally and economically disadvantaged students.
Learn more about EOF
The New Jersey Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarship (NJ STARS) Program is an initiative to provide New Jersey’s highest achieving students with free tuition up to 18 credit hours per semester at their home county college for up to five semesters.
Learn more about NJ STARS
There are two federal loan programs that students can take advantage of: Federal Direct Student Loans and Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS).
Learn more about Loans
Federal Work Study
Federal Work-Study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the recipient’s course of study.
Learn more about the Federal Work Study
As the College’s partner, the Camden County College Foundation is committed to helping CCC students realize their dreams of a quality, meaningful higher education and career.
Learn more about CCC Scholarships with the Foundation
New Jersey National Guard Waiver
The National Guard Waiver covers the cost of tuition only up to a maximum of 16 credits/hours per semester. Students are responsible for the payment of all other applicable fees.
Learn more about the New Jersey National Guard Waiver
The Unemployment Waiver covers tuition and general fees. Students are responsible for payment of all other costs at the time of registration.
Learn more about Unemployment Waivers
Payment plans available. Visit our Payment Plans page to find a plan that works for you.
For more information contact the Financial Aid Office at 856-374-4985 or email email@example.com