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SAS EOF 2020 Scholar

Alejandra Carbajal
Major: Social Work
Hometown: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Favorite Rutgers Moment: My favorite Rutgers Moment is when I received my admissions offer to the Rutgers Master School of Social Work
Dream/Goal: My Career goal is to Direct a consulting company that assist agencies with maintain and obtain funding to provide extensive social services to the community by implementing business, human resources and social work Ttchniques
What does it mean to be a Scholar?: Being an EOF Scholar has taught me that I am capable of reaching my long term aspirations through resilience, discipline and dedication. EOF has provided me with extensive resources, mentorship and support services to help me overcome generational obstacles to attain higher education. I am grateful that EOF has provided me with a safe space, an alternative home and family. I respect and admire the work done by EOF


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2020 red blackThe Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program was created, through New Jersey Legislation, in 1968 to provide academic support and financial access to New Jersey residents to attend college. EOF students qualify for the Program on the basis of academic and financial need. The SAS EOF Program is the largest in New Jersey, serving over 1300 EOF Scholars in the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers Business School, Mason Gross School of the Arts, the School of Management and Labor Relations, and the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. It is the mission of the Rutgers SAS EOF Program to create an environment, which encourages academic excellence, and introduces students (through educational events, programs, and workshops) to all of the resources and enrichment opportunities that are available to them as EOF Scholars at Rutgers University.