How to Apply to SAS EOF for 2024-25

The application opens on September 1, 2024

  Register soon for a virtual information session in September

  • Do you attend one of the following schools and have under 89 completed credits?

    School of Arts and Sciences Rutgers Business School Mason Gross School of the Arts School of Management and Labor Relations Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
  • Do you meet the NJ EOF Income & Asset Eligibility Requirements?
    • Unsure? Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Phone: 848-932-7167
    • *(EOF regulations do not allow applicants in their final two semesters of their degree program to receive their first EOF grant payment N.J.A.C.9A:11-2.8(g).)
  • Download or Order the IRS Documents from IRS.GOV or Make an in person appointment at the nearest location to pick up the forms
    • If you and/or your parents filed taxes in 2022, the IRS Tax Return Transcript may be required. To request, download from IRS.GOV or complete the IRS Form 4506-T and check box 6a to request IRS Tax Return Transcript. Mail or fax to the address listed on page two of the IRS Form 4506-T.

    • If you and/or your parents did not file taxes in 2022, the IRS Verification of Non-Filing Form is required. To request, complete the IRS Form 4506-T and check box 7 to request a verification of non-filing. Mail or fax to the address listed on page two of the IRS Form 4506-T. 

    • It may take 5-10 business days to receive the forms by mail
    • {slider=What if I ordered the IRS forms and received no response from the IRS after 10 business days? }

      Parents & Independent Students: Make an in person appointment with the IRS. This is the only way to guarantee you receive the documents.

      You make need to call the IRS multiple times to receive an appointment date. Typically first thing is the morning is the least busiest.

      Notify your EOF counselor of the appointment date & time. 

  • Complete the SAS EOF Prescreen Questionnaire & Upload the IRS Documents
  • The SAS EOF department will review your application & may contact you to schedule a Zoom interview to confirm incomplete details.
  • Email confirmation will be sent about your pre-screen eligibility status and the next steps from Ms. James.
  • Final confirmation of EOF eligibility requires completing and submitting the two-year income documents to the Rutgers Office of Financial Aid.
    • Upload all Financial Aid Documents requested in the myDASHBOARD section of your myRutgers account before the deadlines. Failure to complete the process by the deadlines may result in the inability to participate with the EOF program.