Program Eligibility/Application

Eligibility Criteria:

  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Must be enrolled at Cumberland County College
  • Demonstrate an academic need
  • Must meet income criteria as established by the U.S. Dept. of Education


Must meet at least one of the following:

  • First generation (Neither parent has earned a Bachelor's Degree)
  • Meet the required income guidelines
  • Have a documented disability or an academic need for additional support.

Interested students who will like to participate in this rewarding program are encouraged to apply. Please click here to apply!

The application has four parts:

  • Student Information
  • Demographics
  • Program Eligibility
  • Financial Information

Please allow one week for processing once the application has been submitted.

  • The SSS office must validate your Accuplacer test scores and Financial Aid award to determine eligibility for the program.
  • If you are eligible for the program, you will be required to attend an initial meeting with an assigned Student Development Advisor.