EOF Application Process

To apply for the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) grant, a student must:

STEP 1: Apply to Bergen Community College. Take the placement test – upon admission – in the Office of Testing Services

STEP 2:  Complete a Free application for federal student aid (FAFSA) – at
– List Bergen Community College as the first choice (School Code: 004736)
– At the end, click on “Start your state application” to apply for NJ Tuition Aid Grant (TAG) or go to

STEP 3: Meet the EOF Grant Eligibility requirements

STEP 4: Complete an EOF Application:

             EOF Application deadlines:

November 1st – Fall Semester;
March 1st – Spring Semester.
Notes: Recommended FAFSA deadlines are accessible under the Office of Financial Aid’s Dates & Deadlines Web page.

STEP 5: Upon review of your application and financial aid status, you will be contacted, by EOF Office, to make an appointment for an interview to review your EOF grant eligibility.