Pell Grant

  • Range from $626 to $5,775 each academic year
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Amount of grant based on income, assets, family size, family members in college and enrollment status
  • Available to students taking at least three credits in degree or certificate program
  • For summer study awards are determined on remaining eligibility from the previous fall and spring term
  • There is a lifetime limit of 12 semesters of Pell Grant eligibility
  • Disbursements for Books and Supplies:
    • Students who receive a Pell Grant in excess of tuition and fees may utilize a school credit in the campus book store. If a student does not utilize the school credit a refund will be sent directly to the student. A student can opt out of this credit by notifying the campus Financial Aid Office in writing. 

Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)

  • Annual awards range to $4,570 per year
  • Students must be taking at least 12 credits per semester, except students with disabilities who may receive a prorated award for less than 12 credits
  • Eligibility is determined by the family's New York State Net Taxable Income of the prior year (up to $80,000)
  • Part-time TAP is available to students with disabilities. You must be a New York State resident enrolled for 3-11 credits and meet the criteria for the American with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

  • Awards range from $100 to $2,000 per academic year
  • Students must demonstrate exceptional financial need
  • Generally students must be taking at least six credits per semester

Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS)

  • Awards range from $100 to $1,000 per semester
  • Students must be enrolled for between 3-11 credits, and must take at least one 3-credit college level course 
  • Eligibility is determined by the family's New York State Net Taxable Income for the prior year