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Scholarships and Grants

Federal Scholarships and Grants

The federal government offers many different education grants which do not have to be repaid. Most of these grants require a showing of financial need.

Federal grants include Federal Pell Grants and Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grants. You need to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for federal grants.

Learn more about Federal Scholarships and Grants on Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education.

New York State Scholarships and Grants

New York also offers various grant, scholarship and award programs.

Here are a few examples of grants and scholarships that are available to New York students:

Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) Grant

Excelsior Scholarship

NYS Scholarships for Academic Excellence 

NYS Math & Science Teaching Incentive Scholarship

Many other grants and scholarships are available. Learn more about New York State Grants and Scholarships from HESC.

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