You can attend Mercer County Community College tuition-free* through

New Jersey Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarship

Get a Tuition-FREE College Education! *

     * Does not include College and Tech fees as advertised here.

 Graduate in the top 15% of your high school class

 Achieve the required score on the college placement test to determine college readiness

 Complete a rigorous high school course of study

 Enroll in an associate degree program and sign up for at least 12 college-level credits

 Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), although NJ STARS eligibility is not based upon financial need.

 Complete the NJ Additional State Questions through

 Submit a final official copy of high school transcript with class rank to the Office of Financial Aid

 Students may receive the scholarship for up to five semesters. Currently, NJ STARS resources are not available to cover any summer payments.

*up to 18 credits per semester, up to five semesters (provided all academic criteria are met)

For more information contact the MCCC Financial Aid office at (609) 570-3210, e-mail or

Explore other financial aid opportunities.

 see also Mercer Honors Program
 see also Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society