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Cost and Financial Aid

New Jersey BEST Scholarship

The New Jersey BEST Scholarship (NJBEST) provides a tax-free scholarship to beneficiaries of a NJBEST 529 College Savings Plan provided the beneficiary attends a college in New Jersey and the account has been open at least four years and contributions are $1,200 or greater. In order to be eligible for this scholarship, students must:

  • Be a beneficiary of a NJBEST 529 College Savings Plan opened for at least four years
  • Have total contributions to the NJBEST 529 plan of at least $1,200
  • Be a resident of New Jersey at the time of college attendance
  • Be enrolled at least half-time

Additional information may be found here.  Please note that the NJBEST Scholarship is a one time award.