...free tuition is in the stars!


    The New Jersey Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarship (NJ STARS) Program is an initiative created by the State of New Jersey that provides New Jersey’s highest achieving students with free tuition at their home county college.  

    New Jersey community college NJ STARS students who earn their associate's degrees with a 3.25 grade point average or better are eligible for up to a $2,500 per year NJ STARS II scholarship at any New Jersey public or independent NJ TAG-participating four-year college or university.  Visit the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) HESAA Website for more information.


    For more details on NJ STARS click NJ STARS

    For more details on NJ STARS II click NJ STARS II


    For any additional information, please contact Mercer Community College or any of the participating four-year public colleges and universities.