• NJ STARS...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.  Contact the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority at (800) 792-8670 for more information.

    For complete details on NJ STARS and NJ STARS II, click NJ STARS.

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