New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority
The NJ STARS II award will be based on tuition only, except for Tuition Aid Grant recipients who will receive NJ STARS II awards based on tuition and approved fees. The amount of the NJ STARS II award will be determined after all other state and federal grants and scholarships are applied to these charges, not to exceed $1,250 per semester. The state funds 100 percent of the NJ STARS II award, while students will be responsible for any remaining balance. NJ STARS II awards are dependent upon annual state appropriations. Awards are renewable for up to four semesters, excluding summer sessions. To renew, the student must: file a FAFSA; maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher; maintain continuous full-time enrollment.
Varies annually based on the number of qualified applicants and funding levels.
The NJ STARS II Program is a continuation of the NJ STARS Program which provides successful NJ STARS students at New Jersey county colleges with funding to transfer to a New Jersey four-year public college or university to earn a bachelor's degree. Students must apply for all forms of state and federal need-based grants and merit scholarships. The NJ STARS II award will be based on tuition only, except for Tuition Aid Grant (TAG) recipients who will receive NJ STARS II awards based on tuition and approved fees. The amount of the NJ STARS II award will be determined after all other state and federal grants and scholarships are applied to charges.
There is no specific application required to apply. Eligible students will be automatically considered upon admission to an eligible New Jersey college or university. To determine award eligibility, e ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.