The Tuition Aid Grant is awarded to NJ residents of at least twelve (12) consecutive months. The parent(s) of a dependent student must also be New Jersey Residents for the prescribed period of time. In addition, recipients must be or intend to be enrolled as full-time undergraduates at a state institution of higher learning and must demonstrate financial need.
TAG awards are renewable annually and range from $1,600 to $6,000. Students are notified of their award by the HESAA. You may receive the award for nine (9) semesters if financial need is demonstrated. You must reapply to HESAA for funds each year by submitting a Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) by June 1 for renewal students and October 1 for new students. You must be working on a first undergraduate degree.
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