Special Academic Programs
The Educational Opportunity Fund Professional Association of New Jersey (EOFPANJ) is a non-profit organization and the official liaison between the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) campus based programs and the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education in New Jersey. EOFPANJ is comprised of professional staff--including directors, administrators, educators, and counselors from about 56 undergraduate college and university programs throughout the state.
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (Office of Special Programs) features the Biomedical Careers Program (BCP), an academic enrichment program for undergraduate students interested in careers in the health professions.The program targets undergraduates who are economically and/or educationally disadvantaged. BCP offers an intensive six-week summer program to serve students at all stages of undergraduate education. Students take part in a variety of science enrichment and healthcare-oriented activities. BCP is sponsored by Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and the New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF).
American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education, Inc. addresses issues and concerns affecting Hispanics, with a focus on higher education. AAHHE is committed to addressing societal issues as they pertain to the growing population; convening public discourse focused forums to develop public policy reflecting the changing demographics of our nation; and preparing more Hispanics to pursue a career in higher education as faculty, administrators, and policy makers.
EOF Mathematics Immersion Program (MIP), which is a summer enrichment program designed to help undergraduate students improve their mathematics skills, and broaden their knowledge of the use of math in their chosen fields. MIP is sponsored by the State of New Jersey, Commission on Higher Education, Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program and operated out of the office of the Stevens Technical Enrichment Program (STEP) at Stevens Institute of Technology..
Summer Pre-Medical Research and Education Program (Summer PREP) The RowanSOM Summer PREP invites under-represented and disadvantaged students from colleges and universities across New Jersey for a six-week residential internship designed to help prepare them for health careers training opportunities through exposure to biomedical research, clinical shadowing, MCAT instruction, medical school admissions processes, and seminars. The program is funded via the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education's Educational Opportunity Fund (NJCHE-EOF).
New Jersey Medical School offers two programs that assists students who want to pursue a career in the Health Professions.
Training and Recruitment Initiative for Admission to Leading Law Schools (TRIALS) Trials is a unique partnership of NYU School of Law, Harvard Law School, and the Advantage Testing Foundation. It is a fully subsidized summer study program for students of modest means whose backgrounds are currently underrepresented at the nation’s top law schools.
Inroads The Mission of INROADS is to develop and place talented underserved youth in business and industry, and prepare them for corporate and community leadership. INROADS seeks high performing students for internship opportunities with some of the nation's largest companies. It offers a rigorous career development training process.