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Tution Assistance Program (TAP)

The Tution Assistance Program (TAP) is a Grant sponsored by New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC).

Award Information:

Amount of Grant: Minimum: $100, Maximum: $4125
Application Deadline: 1-May
Requirements: "Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen and a New York resident and study full time (at least 12 credits per semester) at an approved New York postsecondary institution. Applicant must be matriculated in an approved program of study, be in good academic standing, and meet income requirement: $10,000 for single, independent undergraduates with no dependents; $5,666 for single, independent graduate students with no dependents; $20,000 for dependent graduate students or independent graduate students who are married or have tax dependents. Applicant must submit FAFSA. Recipient must maintain a minimum grade average of "C" after receipt of two annual payments."
Eligibility: Other

Sponsorship provided by:

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Phone Number: 518 473 7087 / 888 NYSHESC

You can find out more by contacting:

HESC, Student Information

It is important to carefully examine the latest information on the grant. A maximized likelihood of obtaining money will follow from first understanding the qualifications and then determining if you qualify. Prior to starting, figure out the particular aims of the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) and what they hope to achieve with the Tution Assistance Program (TAP). After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, you should determine if there is a decent shot of being awarded the grant. Once you believe that you have a decent shot that you can be one of the winners of the Tution Assistance Program (TAP), then it is worth it to put forth the effort to apply.

A vital part of applying for the grant is filling out the application correctly. Applications can sometimes be long and tedious, but it is absolutely critical that you fill out the application properly and in its entirety. Pay careful attention so that you won't miss out on a technicality.

After the required forms have been mailed, you should note when the Tution Assistance Program (TAP) chooses a winner and makes payment of the resources in order to know whether or not it is possible to count on the grant to help meet the expenses associated with school and what assistance it will provide, as there may be restrictions in what can be paid with the Tution Assistance Program (TAP). Increasingly, it is tough to be able to cover the expenses associated with school, and making use of the Tution Assistance Program (TAP) can provide significant support. If you are not fortunate to receive the Tution Assistance Program (TAP), keep at it, there will be alternative grants for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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