New York State Aid

Tuition Assistance Program

New York State's Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) provides grants to students to assist them in paying tuition. The TAP program is administered by the NY State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC).

Aid for Part-Time Study

The Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS) program provides grant assistance for eligible part-time students enrolled in approved undergraduate studies.

Excelsior Scholarship

New York is now home to the Nation’s first accessible college program – The Excelsior Scholarship. The Excelsior Scholarship, in combination with other student-financial aid programs, allows students who meet the eligibility requirements to attend a SUNY or CUNY college tuition-free.

Dream Act

The new Dream Act provides undocumented students the opportunity to qualify for state aid.