First Year



Step 1: All First Year Applicants must complete the Rutgers University Admissions application & answer "Yes" for the EOF review,

Step 2: Once admitted, complete the EOF Verification Process through the Office of Financial Aid.

Admitted EOF Scholars & Parents will be required to provide proof of whether or not taxes were filed. An IRS Tax Return Transcript or an IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter will be requested. Please note a tax return transcript is not a photocopy of your 1040, 1040A, or 1040E tax return. A tax return transcript can only be obtained directly from the IRS.

Sample of the IRS Tax Return Transcript

Step 3: Once confirmed, complete the steps to begin the Summer Program