Eligible applicants must be:
- a high school graduate or high school equivalency qualified;
- a U.S. citizen or permanent resident;
- a legal resident of New Jersey, who has resided in the state for at least twelve months; and
- meet the financial guidelines established by the State of New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education's Educational Opportunity Fund.
The EOP Program offers financial assistance to academically proficient students who lack the financial resources to attain a college degree. Students may be eligible for funding from Seton Hall University, the New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund, as well as various other State and Federal agencies.
All students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for any type of financial aid at Seton Hall University, including scholarships. It is imperative that the FAFSA be submitted as soon as possible after January 1st.