The Educational Opportunity Program of Drew University provides financial and supportive services. The number of available spaces at Drew University is limited, however. Assistance is available for CLA first time Freshmen, Graduate students and for EOF Transfers. Please read the following for details:

Prospective Undergraduates

College of Liberal Arts (CLA) Prospective Freshmen

Prospective Freshmen Applicants to the EOF/EOS program must be New Jersey residents and must complete the College application, the EOS Questionnaire, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as well as the Drew Supplemental Form. Undergraduate grants are generally available to students from families with a background of economic disadvantage, whose annual income falls within the scale listed below and who meet the academic criteria set by the institution. Undergraduate grants average $2,500 annually.

Students should contact the EOF/EOS director, Ms. Cordelza Haynes at (973) 408-3578 to discuss specific admissions information and requirements for participation in the program.

Established Income Eligibility Criteria: 2016-2017 academic year

Household Size
(including student)
Annual Gross
Family Income

*Add $8,320 for each family member

From the EOF state web site:

EOF Transfer and Graduate Students

EOF Transfer & Graduate Student Information

EOF Transfer applicants should have their counselor contact the EOF Director with questions.

Grants are also available for Graduate studies, and Graduate grants average $2,850 annually depending on financial need.

Please note however that priority in granting EOF Graduate grants shall be given to students who received the EOF undergraduate grant.

Eligibility Transfer and Graduate Applicants

  • New Jersey resident 12 consecutive months prior to receiving the award
  • Students attending graduate school at out-of-state institutions are not eligible for EOF graduate grants.
  • Transfer Students who received EOF grants as undergraduates shall be given priority consideration for EOF graduate grants. These students are presumed to have met the financial eligibility criteria for graduate EOF as long as they continue to demonstrate financial need.
  • Other students must meet rules governing state residency, and non-citizens and resident alien status respectively, the EOF financial eligibility criteria and be full-time graduate student as defined by the institution offering the graduate program of study; and attend an eligible institution participating in the Fund.
  • Students may not receive an EOF graduate grant to pursue a second graduate or professional degree at the same level of study for which he or she has already been funded. Graduate degree and certificate programs must have a minimum requirement of 24 equivalent semester hours and be at least one academic year in duration.

Application Procedure:

  • Graduate students obtain EOF Applications from the EOF/EOS Director.
  • EOF Transfer Students complete the College application process. Their former EOF counselor or EOF Director should mail or fax the EOF Transfer information form to the Drew EOS Office.

Students should contact the EOF director at the institution of their interest for additional information.