Education grants are government grants for students or teachers who are looking to complete or expand their level of education. The department of education in New Jersey has a budget of $26,478,108,661.00 a year in just elementary and secondary education. Students enrolled in New Jersey schools can look into education grants in addition to scholarships. In fact, students can look at education grants as scholarships government from their local government.

Of all the people in New Jersey, over 87.40% have high school diplomas, over 34.50% have post secondary degrees, and over 12.90 have at least 1 graduate school degree. Education expense in New Jersey is not cheap. Although there are student loans available, students should look into education grants first. Unlike loans, students do not have to pay back the amount they receive in grants.

Teachers in New Jersey need to constantly stay on top of new materials. Most teachers need to study part-time while teaching full-time at their regular day jobs in schools. The cost to study part-time can be expensive in New Jersey. For example, for elementary school teachers, with an average salary of $62,267.00, it can be hard for them to come up with the tuition fees to study part-time. Vice versa with New Jersey's secondary school teachers, who have an average salary of $64,830.00.

Applying for Education Grants

Whether if you are a college or graduate student, or a teacher or professor who is looking to pursue higher education, you can apply for New Jersey Education Grants by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Office of FAFSA in New Jersey ensures all eligible residents in New Jersey can benefit from federally funded financial aid for education.

To apply for education grants in New Jersey, contact New Jersey financial aid agencies, or

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in New Jersey are browsing from the following cities: Belle Mead, Chatham, Burlington, Monroeville, New Egypt, Lakehurst, Alloway, Jersey City, Bergenfield, Elwood

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
New Jersey NRCS Urban Conservation Project (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NJ MULTI 22 NOFO0001188
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $25,000
Conservation Innovation Grants New Jersey State Program (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NJ CIG 22 NOFO0001165
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $275,000
Head Start/Early Head Start Grantee -- Communities in the state of New Jersey (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2021 ACF OHS CH R02 1879
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $11,213,897
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Expansion - Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, and South Carolina (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH 1818
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $4,027,077
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Burlington County, New Jersey (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R02 1834
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $5,838,427
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The City of East Orange, New Jersey (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R02 1766
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $4,866,412
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The City of Newark and Essex County, New Jersey (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R02 1644
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $7,576,469
New Jersey Pinelands Reserve (apply)

Funding Number: NPS 19 NERO 0126
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $1,500,000
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The City of Trenton, New Jersey (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R02 1421
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $3,220,813
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The City of East Orange, New Jersey (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R02 1419
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $4,783,010

 

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