NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has proposed a $2.57 million cut to New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) funding in the 2017 fiscal year.
The budget for EOF funding statewide would go from $41.3 million to $38.8 million under the proposal, approximately 6% cut in funding. The state budget
EOF is a unique statewide program that supports low-income, first-generation college students.
There are over 2,600 students across the three Rutgers campuses who benefit from EOF funding.