Student Profiles

See what New Jersey’s independent college students have to say about affordability and the contributions they will make to New Jersey after graduation.

For thousands of New Jersey students, the Tuition Aid Grant (TAG) and Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) programs offer the only way they will ever be able to attend college. That’s why they offer a heartfelt “thank you” to those who support TAG and EOF.



"Without TAG or EOF, my journey in higher education would have been non-existent." Read these profiles and see how modest commitments to promising students significantly impact individuals and our communities.

Everybody Deserves a Chance!

Click below to read profiles of students at New Jersey independent colleges and universities.

Bloomfield College

Noel Borges
Saint Peter's College

Melinda Pinto
Fairleigh Dickinson University

Aracely Tagliaventi
College of Saint Elizabeth