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HESAA Financial Aid Resources

If you are an undocumented student applying for Financial Aid using the NJ Alternative Financial Aid Application, please see the statement below from the NJ Higher Education Assistance Authority (HESAA). Please see your counselor with any questions! Use this LINK for an overview of HESSA Financial Aid Resources!

Financial Aid For NJ Dreamers!

  • The New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application is not used for federal financial aid purposes.
  • New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application is a confidential application that is used solely by the New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) to qualify students for state financial aid.
  • Information that is shared with HESAA via this application is used only by HESAA and partner colleges, universities, and other state agencies in order to administer grants and scholarships.
  • Use this LINK to access the NJ HESSA Financial Aid Application!
  • HESAA will do everything within its authority and jurisdiction to protect the ongoing confidentiality of this information.
  • Read these helpful FAQs from HESAA before filing for Financial Aid. The FAQs apply to all undocumented students not just DACA students!

Attention LB Alumni!

  • Follow this link for more information about qualifying for in-state tuition under the Tuition Equality Act, also known as the New Jersey Dream Act!
  • This applies to current LBHS students and alumni!
  • If you are currently enrolled in a NJ college, contact the Bursar or Financial Aid office at your college or university for assistance and to find out if you qualify to complete the NJ Alternative Financial Aid Application!

Resourceful Websites...

  • Visit this website for information on applying to college, graduate school, finding funding, advice from other undocumented students, and many other great resources to help make your path towards higher education easier!