State financial aid programs
New York offers a variety of financial aid programs such as grants, scholarships, and other awards for students who want to further their education beyond high school.
To qualify for federal and other sources of financial aid, you must file the FAFSA. To ensure priority consideration for New York state scholarships and grants, your FAFSA must be submitted online or received by May 1.
Benefits for veterans
- New York Division of Veterans Affairs
- Awards for Children of Veterans for eligible children of deceased veterans or those service connected disabled of 40% or greater a non-competitive award of $450 a year.
- Veterans Tuition Awards (VTA) provides awards for full time study of up to the full cost of undergraduate tuition for New York state residents at the State University of New York, or actual tuition charged, whichever is less. The award for part-time study is prorated by credit hour. Please see website for full details.
- Military Service Recognition Scholarship (MSRS) is available to certain dependents of military personnel killed, severely and permanently disabled or missing in combat or a combat zone of operation since August 2, 1990.
- New York Troops to Teachers assists eligible military and reserve personnel transition to a new career as public school teachers in schools serving students from low-income families.
New York higher education agencies
New York higher education institutions