An independent agency of the State of New Jersey, HESAA is responsible for
providing students and families with financial and informational resources
for students to pursue their education beyond high school. These include
grants, scholarships, loans, a college savings plan and public service programs.
The Authority is administered by an 18-member board, which includes voting
representatives from all sectors of the higher education community as well
as student and public members.
HESAA's mission is to provide students and families with the financial and
informational resources for students to pursue their education beyond high
HESAA is a full partner with the New Jersey Assocation of Student Financial
Aid Administrators in sponsoring New Jersey's College Goal Sunday initiative.