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Special Population Youth

If you recently immigrated to the United States, are a youth between the ages of 18 and 24, and are looking to complete your education or further your career, please refer to the following career paths:

Opportunity Program Requirements

How to Obtain
Documents or
Criteria

Financial Aid Options
Duration
Apprenticeship

Registered Apprenticeship

Depending on registration Depending on registration Depending on registration 1-6 years**
Training program

New Jersey's Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL)

 

Job Corps

High school diploma/HSE

 

 

Adult literacy for HSE

 

 

Contact Your One-Stop Career Center

 

 

6 months -2 years**
Two-year college

Community colleges/priority schools

High school diploma/HSE

WES (International degree/credit evaluations)

FAFSA


Scholarships: Chegg


Scholarships: FastWeb

2-3 years**
 
Four-year college Recognized colleges/universities High school diploma/HSE WES (International degree/credit evaluations)

FAFSA


Scholarships: Chegg


Scholarships: FastWeb

 
4-6 years**
 

If you are applying for financial aid, you must be a US citizen to qualify. Please refer to naturalization information for citizenship information. State and local financial aid may be available to non-US citizens.
**Each individual applicant's situation varies.