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Earn an associate degree from the home New Jersey county college as an NJ STARS recipient and graduate with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher. Family income (taxable and untaxed income) must be less than $250,000 as derived from the FAFSA. NJ STARS II students may receive up to $1,250 per semester, paid completely by the State, after all other sources of federal and State grants and scholarships are applied to tuition charges.

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  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA
  • CheckmarkRestricted to survivors or dependents of people who died, are missing or were disabled in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of New Jersey
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in New Jersey

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Contact Jossette Greene
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Tel: 609-584-4480