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General Information

Name Aid For Part-Time Study
Number of Awards
Award Value $2,000
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications
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Contact Information

Contact New York State Higher Education Services Corporation
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12255
Phone (888)697-4372

Scholarship Description

Awards provide up to $2,000 per year for part-time undergraduate study at participating institutions in New York State. An APTS award cannot exceed tuition charges.

To be considered for an APTS award, you must:

* Be a United States citizen or eligible noncitizen
* Be a legal resident of New York State
* Have graduated from a high school in the United States, earned a GED, or passed a federally approved "Ability to Benefit" test as defined by the Commissioner of the State Education Department
* Be enrolled as a part-time student
* Be matriculated in an approved program of study in a participating New York State postsecondary institution
* Be in good academic standing: Have achieved at least a cumulative "C" average after having received the equivalent of two full years of payment of state-sponsored student financial aid
* Be charged at least $100 tuition per year
* Not have exhausted Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) eligibility
* Not be in default on a student loan guaranteed by HESC or on any repayment of state awards
* Meet income eligibility limitations