County College of Morris
Office of the Educational Opportunity Fund


* Mandatory Fields

Part A: Personal Information

Have you participated in a dual enrollment program while in high school? (Dual enrollment program is defined as a program where the student earns college credits towards an associate degree as part of their high school graduation requirements) *
Federal and State governments require the college to submit summary information in the following areas:
Your cooperation in completing this information will be appreciated.
    If you are an Eligible Non Citizen ONLY, provide Alien Registration #:

Part B: Student Status Information (If Independent Student, Omit Part C -- Parent Information re: Name, Residential Address and Marital Status)

Part C: Household Information

    List Additional Family Members:

Part D: Income and Expense Information for 2022 & 2023

If Independent, please disregard parent questions.
    Family Size: Dependent Students & Independent Students
1A. Were you claimed by your parents as an income tax exemption in 2023?
1B. Were you claimed by your parents as an income tax exemption in 2023?
2. Did you receive Federal and/or State Financial Aid during the academic year 2023-2024?
4. Do both of your parents, stepparents or legal guardians earn wages from full-time or part-time jobs?
One parent?
     5. Parent(s) Adjusted Gross Income from Federal Income Tax returns?
     6. Student's (and Spouse's if applicable) Adjusted Gross Income from Federal Income Tax returns:
7. Detail of Source(s) of 2023 income* (If not applicable, please populate field with $0.00) *
 (Step) Father
or Guardian
(Step) Mother
or Guardian
(If Applicable)
Taxable salaries and wages (per year)
Dividends and interest (per year)
Social Security (per year)
Child Support (per year)
Veteran's Benefits (per year)
Welfare Benefits (per year)
Other (per year)
     8. How many people are living in your household (include yourself, parents and anyone else receiving more than 50% support)?
    9. How many people in your household (including yourself) will be enrolled in college during the 2023/2024 academic year?
10 A. Do you, your parent(s), stepparent(s) or legal guardian(s) own a home?
11 A. If independent student, do you own a home?
14. Do your parent(s) own a business? (If yes, submit copies of all pages of your parent's most recent IRS Tax Return.) *
15. Do you own a business? (If yes, submit copies of all pages of your most recent IRS Tax Return.) *
If you have other comments or documents to attach to this application,
please send these directly to the EOF Office.
Please view the “EOF Applicant Letter”; instructions below are available for download. Please submit ALL SUPPORTING FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS FOR 2022 & 2023 TO SUBSTANTIATE THE INFORMATION YOU HAVE HEREIN PROVIDED.  For example, 2022 & 2023 Tax Return Transcripts including W-2 forms and appropriate schedules, Welfare Statement, Child Support Award Letter, Social Security forms, Pension Benefits form and other applicable documents.
Intentional False Statements or Misrepresentation By
The Applicant Subjects Them to a Fine and Automatic Disqualification.

Part E: Personal Statement (All Students Must Complete This Section)

0/3000 words

Part F: Award Information

In order to complete the award process, the following must be done:

  • Complete and File an Admissions Application to CCM.
  • Complete and File the 2024-2025 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at (This is only for applicant who has a Social Security Number and is either a US Citizen, US National or a Permanent Resident)
  • Complete and File the 2024-2025 NJ Alternative Financial Aid Application at (This is only for applicant who does not have a Social Security Number and/or is not a US Citizen, US National or Permanent Resident)
  • Complete and File the E.O.F. Application Form.
  • Submit Proof of Income and any other requested documentation, as per enclosed instructions.
  • Schedule Applicant Interview by calling 973.328.5270.
  • Submit two official forms of identification including driver’s license, social security card, student ID
    and/or alien registration card.

Factors that determine eligibility include:

  • Full-time enrollment (at least 12 credits per semester)
  • One year residency in New Jersey
  • History of financial need (must meet EOF Income Guidelines - Part D of application)
  • Show potential and readiness to successfully complete transitional or college level course work through performance on the Accuplacer Entrance Examination (Minimum score of 3 or better on the Essay portion of exam is required)
  • A willingness to attend and participate in required EOF activities
  • Must not be in the last two terms of study leading to graduation or has not accumulated more than 30 credits.

I (We) certify that the information given on this application is true, accurate, and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand EOF is not an entitlement program and slots are limited, based on state funding available. I (we) agree to provide proof of the information that I provided on this form if asked by an authorized official. If proof is not submitted, aid may be denied.  

According to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), your permission is needed to discuss your application and documentation related to your educational and financial needs with faculty/staff, on occasion.  Please sign below to certify the information provided and to grant EOF permission to discuss your needs with the appropriate person(s) for the purpose of educational planning.

Student Signature *
Parent (Guardian) Signature (Required if you are a "Dependent Student")

Thank you for your interest. In order to determine your eligibility for admission into the Educational Opportunity Fund Program (EOF), you must provide income documentation. There is limited space in the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program, so be sure to submit requested documentation.
BEFORE submitting your application,
Please Click The Link Below and Print EOF Applicant Letter.

Documentation Submission

Two years of income: IRS Tax Return Transcripts, SSI Benefits, SNAP, Child Support and/or any other form of income. Income verification is MANDATORY for EOF Consideration and Eligibility. If you have any questions, please email EOF at

If you applied for the EOF program and you are ready to submit your supporting documents, please mail them to County College of Morris; EOF Program - CH 211; 214 Center Grove Road; Randolph, NJ 07869 or you can drop by the office and we will copy the supporting documents. Our office number is 973-328.5270.


For additional information or assistance, contact the Educational Opportunity Fund Office listed below.

Educational Opportunity Fund

County College of Morris

214 Center Grove Road, Cohen Hall – CH 211

Randolph, NJ 07869-2086

Voice number: (973) 328-5270

Fax number:   (973) 328-5269   

Email address:

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