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SAS EOF 2020 Scholar

Ruchi Khatri
Major: Computer Science
Minor: Business Administration
Hometown: Parlin, NJ
Favorite Rutgers Moment: My favorite moment was to present my research poster and sharing my new gained knowledge with people.
What does it mean to be a Scholar?: To me, it meant to have great support from the EOF family. Getting motivated by my counselor every time I felt I can't do something. Not being worried when I felt lost academically because I knew my counselor would be there to guide me through. Encouraging other students to join EOF Scholar so they can succeed like me.


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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.