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New York State HESC Tuition Assistance Program

$5,165

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The New York State HESC Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) helps eligible New York residents pay tuition at approved schools in New York State. Student must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen, and be a legal resident of New York State for at least one year prior to the start of the term. Must have graduated from high school in the United States, earned a high school equivalency diploma by passing a Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) formally known as a GED, or passed a federally approved "ability to benefit" test. Applicant must study at an approved post-secondary institution in New York State and be matriculated in an approved program of study and be in good academic standing with at least a "C" average. Must be enrolled as a full-time student taking twelve or more credits applicable toward the degree program, per semester, and be charged at least $200 tuition per year. Not be in default on any state or federal student loans and not be in default of any repayment of state awards. For more details and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • NY State Higher Ed Service Corp
  • 99 Washington Avenue
  • Albany, NY 12255
  • 888-697-4372

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Carlton H  on 1/1/2020 8:57:36 PM

I need this scholarship to pursue my aspirations. My parents can not afford to send me to Eastman, borrowing 30,000 per year.

Carlton H  on 1/1/2020 8:53:14 PM

I need this scholarship to pursue my aspirations.

Jonathan V  on 12/1/2019 11:25:09 AM

I'm applying to become an architectural designer. But most importantly, if I get into a great university I want to be sure my parents are financially stable over anything else.

Francis P  on 11/19/2019 5:47:50 PM

I am eligible for this scholarship but, I don't have an invitation from FAFSA to apply for TAP which makes it impossible to apply for it. Does someone know any solution?

Marian Winter  on 6/21/2019 4:50:36 PM

My son graduated this spring with his bachelor's degree and going for his master's degree in criminal justice. Can he apply for this scholarship?

Sana I  on 12/7/2018 5:40:40 PM

It says I need to have graduated, what if I’m graduating this year from high school, can I still apply?

Yelena K  on 4/20/2011 1:45:52 AM

got the grant! very excited because I am now one step closer to getting a decent amount for my education next year a very quick application and the review/responce of my application was also fairly quick.

Elisabeth S  on 1/14/2011 10:03:06 AM

I won this :) If you are a New York resident going into a New York school, this program is for you! All you need to do is fill out your FAFSA. My EFC was pretty high, but they still managed to give me some money.

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