Excelsior Scholarship last day to apply

Posted at 2:45 PM, Jul 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-21 14:45:32-04

Today is the last day to submit applications for the Excelsior Scholarship

You need:

  • copies of 2015 New York State income tax returns filed by you and your parents(s) or your spouse
  • current unofficial college transcript showing number of credits earned yearly, if previously attended college
  • Student Aid Report (SAR), which is sent with the FAFSA

The scholarship is a part of New York State's tuition-free degree program. This scholarship, in combination with other student-financial aid programs, allows students to attend a SUNY or CUNY college tuition-free.

For eligibility requirements, FAQs, and the online application, visit: https://www.hesc.ny.gov/excelsior/.