The Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program assists students from educationally and economically disadvantaged backgrounds from Middlesex County in their pursuit of a college degree. EOF is an innovative academic support program that offers counseling, educational and career advising, tutoring support, and on-going personal development. The success of EOF students is directly linked to the commitment of staff/faculty and students’ motivation. EOF plays a central role in increasing the diversity of students participating in post-secondary education and contributes to the preparation of New Jersey’s citizens as they enter the county’s and state’s skilled workforce.
- To provide access to higher education by identifying and recruiting students, with educational and financial disadvantages, for full-time enrollment at Middlesex County College.
- To provide financial aid grants for students to defray their educational expenses, to remove the financial barriers to higher education.
- To provide support services for students to develop their academic strengths, so they have access to various educational opportunities.
- To provide individual and group counseling services to assist students in self-actualization and self-motivation.