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The Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program Advisory Board is a group of local business leaders, College faculty and community activists who serve as a link between the program and the outside community.  Specifically, members of the EOF Program Advisory Board provide advice on the administration of the program and serve as a resource for student mentoring, internships and employment opportunities.  Each year, the Board allocates a portion of the earnings from its fundraising activities for student scholarships.  To be eligible, students must be at least of sophomore standing, have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate involvement in the community.

  • Students must be at least of sophomore standing
  • Have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Demonstrate involvement in the community
  • Recipient chosen by Educational Opportunity Fund Program staff

2018 Recipient

Sylvester Watkins III

Returning adult student Sylvester Watkins III is an Economics major. He has a 3.3 GPA. He attended Ramapo in the 1990s and has returned to complete his degree. Sylvester volunteers his time with the Black Student Union to assist those in need.  “Once I graduate I plan to give workshops and seminars on finance to underprivileged communities.”


2016 Recipient

Joshua Lucanto

Joshua Lucanto of Paterson, NJ is a Computer Science major.

He was inducted into the National Honors Society.  Since he arrived at Ramapo, Joshua has been an active part of Ramapo Pride.



2015 Recipient

Luis Rodriguez

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