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EOF students will receive both academic and financial support from various programs that are designed to assist in ensuring student success.

We appreciate your interest in the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF). Our combined application allows both academic year 2022 (until February 28, 2022) and academic year 2023 application.

Please read carefully – you need only to provide income documentation for one award year. If you will be a returning fall 2022 student and are unable to complete the process by the February deadline indicated, complete the 2023 application. Thank you.

New Students

Interested students are encouraged to fill out the 2022 & 2023 Independent and Dependent Application! After you’ve completed your EOF application, contact us to schedule an interview.

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A Note about interviewing for EOF: We have required an interview in past application cycles. Meeting one-on-one begins relationship building, the cornerstone of EOF.

Interviews in our new season of social distancing will be optional. We will be happy to interview you by telephone, WebEx, and/or Zoom. We want to meet you! We encourage you to take an opportunity to get to know us too! Until we meet. !Hasta muy pronto!

If you have completed an application and wish to interview, contact us today at: eof@ocean.edu.

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Additional Resources

NJ DREAM Act allows undocumented college students to pay in-state tuition rates. To request exemption from Nonresident Tuition and Fees, charged to non-New Jersey residents, students must complete, sign and submit the Application for In-State Tuition form via mail or bring the completed form with your high school transcript to: Registration and Records, Ocean County College, College Drive, PO Box 2001, Toms River, NJ 08754-2001

Dreamer Affidavit

NJ Alterative Financial Aid – Dreamer Application

Presidential Book Award Application – Initial

Presidential Book Award Application – Renewal

Dreamer FAQ’s

For information about requesting tax return documentation, visit the IRS website.

This service will include instructions on how to obtain:

  • A Tax Return Transcript
  • Wage and Income Transcript (If you did not file taxes)
  • Verification of Non-Filing Letter

You will have the option to Request Online or Request by Mail
Please choose the manner in which you will make the request and follow the directions.

Please note:

  • Pay close attention to the required documents needed to make the request including social security and/or individual tax identification number, etc
  • If you get misdirected you can get back to the request page by clicking ‘Tax Record (Transcript) on the left-hand column under the heading, “Your Information”
  • You may find yourself directed to a different site depending upon the server/search engine you use. We recommend using the Google Chrome browser.

For more information, visit the IRS website.

Contact Us

Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF)

College Drive, PO Box 2001
Toms River, New Jersey 08754
(732) 255.0311 / eof@ocean.edu

Questions? EOF Inquiry Form

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