The Top 3 Things You Need To Know Now!
- The deadline to apply for the New York State Excelsior Scholarship is Jan. 30, 2020. New students wishing to apply for the scholarship should submit the one-time application available on HESC. Students who have previously applied do not need to complete a new Excelsior application; however, the FAFSA and TAP applications must be renewed for all students each year.
- Final official high school transcripts from a U.S. high school, or accepted equivalents, must be on file before Jan. 27, 2020 for students seeking New York State Financial Aid. Refer to the Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) website or visit a financial aid advisor if you have questions about this requirement or for more information on foreign transcripts.
- Does your financial aid package include an New York State award estimate? To be eligible for an award listed as an estimate, you must complete the required NYS application(s) and meet all other eligibility requirements. Awards include the TAP Grant, Excelsior Scholarship, and STEM Scholarship among others. Estimates will be cancelled if all requirements are not satisfied.
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The first Spring 2020 payment due date is Wednesday, January 22, 2020. You will be subject to a late fee if your bill is not paid in full by this date. Pay your bill online by clicking on Billing / Payments in your HUB Student Center. Click on Payment Options to make a payment in QuikPAY.
All eligibility requirements and document requests must be fulfilled by the earlier of the award specific deadline or April 15 of the academic year in which you are seeking funds. Documents received, or changes to eligibility after this date may not be considered.
Information is subject to change without notice due to changes in federal, state and/or institutional rules and regulations. Students must complete a FAFSA every year. Students must be making satisfactory academic progress to continue to receive financial aid.