New York State Grants
Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
The Tuition Assistance Program for undergraduate students is a grant program for eligible legal residents of New York State. TAP awards are based on your prior prior year's New York State net taxable income. For 2017-2018, these awards ranged from $250 to $2,583 per term. The TAP application is available online at www.HESC.ny.gov, or as an additional part of the FAFSA. For questions related to New York State grants, contact New York State Higher Education at 1-888-697-4372.
Veterans Tuition Awards (VTA) for undergraduate students provide awards for eligible veterans in New York State. For more information regarding VA benefits through New York State contact HESC at 1-888-697-4372 or online at www.HESC.ny.gov.