NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The New Jersey Department of Education is offering a $10,000 scholarship to anyone who graduated from an online group education program in the United States in 2017.
The scholarship is available only to students who were in the workforce in 2017 and received at least $5,000 in tuition and fees.
To be eligible, students must have earned at least one bachelor’s degree or have earned an associate’s degree from a New Jersey college or university, as well as have received at most $2,000 from a state or local public or private institution.
Applications are due in January.
The scholarship can be used for tuition, books, supplies, and room and board.
According to the department, a successful application will not be accepted if a student’s family or friends do not qualify.
This scholarship will be administered by the New Jersey Office of Economic and Workforce Development.
New Jersey is one of 10 states that offer the $10 million award, according to the New York Times.
The other 10 states are Delaware, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.