Archive for Tag: Educational Opportunity Fund

Dunn Bill helping college students access food assistance wins unanimous support in committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Aura Dunn’s bill helping economically disadvantaged college students qualify for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program passed the Assembly Human Services Committee Monday. “These students are working hard to educate themselves and to build a better life for their future and they can’t be effective in...

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Higher education committee clears Munoz bill allowing students to use state financial aid for summer courses

TRENTON, N.J. –The Assembly Higher Education Committee cleared a bill (A5335), sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz, that will allow students to use their Tuition Assistance Grant and Educational Opportunity Fund awards during summer sessions to fulfill graduation requirements. “Motivated students want to graduate sooner and often do that by...

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