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Offered by Higher Education Student Assistance Authority
The Governor’s Urban Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship program open to students in New Jersey’s economically-challenged communities. To be eligible, students must be New Jersey residents, have ranked within the top 5% of their high school class, and enroll full-time in an approved degree or certificate program at an eligible New Jersey college or university. To find out if your institution is eligible, we recommend checking out the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority’s website. If you’re a New Jersey resident and post-secondary student with financial need, we encourage you to apply if you attend an eligible institution! Keep on reading to learn more.
HESAA, the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, is the only New Jersey state agency with the sole mission of providing students and families with financial and informational resources for students to pursue their education beyond high school.
This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.
US Citizen, Permanent Resident
Interested students must submit their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or the NJ Alternative Financial Aid Application in order to apply.
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