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Admissions and Financial Aid


Eligible applicants: 

  • Must demonstrate an educationally and economically disadvantaged background
  • Must be a New Jersey resident 12 consecutive months prior to receiving the award
  • Must apply and be accepted to a participating New Jersey college or university
  • Must meet the academic criteria as set by the institution of choice
  • Must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application
  • Gross income and assets must fall within the guidelines established by the State of New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education's Educational Opportunity Fund

Financial Aid 

The EOP Program offers financial assistance to academically proficient students who lack the financial resources to attain a college degree. Students may be eligible for funding from Seton Hall University, the New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund, as well as various other State and Federal agencies. 

All students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for any type of financial aid at Seton Hall University, including scholarships. It is imperative that the FAFSA be submitted as soon as possible after January 1st.

If you are interested in applying to the Educational Opportunity Program at Seton Hall University, Please contact the EOP Associate Director for Counseling and Enrollment Services, Carroll F. Alston, at (973) 761-9161 or via e-mail at

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