In order to get money to pay for college you must file for Financial Aid. All students who are U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents (Green Card Holders) are eligible. Check out the information below to learn more and to find resources available in English.

https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa

If you have questions about filling out the FAFSA form feel free to check out this guide that answers some of our basic questions about the form. Click HERE.

How Does FAFSA Work?

Click the link below to view a how-to guide on FAFSA

http://www.understandingfafsa.org/

 

Note: This guide comes in multiple languages

FAFSA Step-By-Step Guide

Click the link below to view the video guide for the FAFSA Application

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uop9NGRkkfc

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NYS TAP Application

Use this application for NY State Financial Aid. This is separate from FAFSA.

https://www.tap.hesc.ny.gov/totw/

Excelsior Scholarship

Excelsior helps cover the remaining cost of Public Tuition after PELL (FAFSA) and TAP Grants. It does not cover room & board or any additional fees.

Note: ONLY CUNY & SUNY

Click HERE to learn more about the Excelsior Scholarship

NYS TAP Application Guide

Use this to help you get through the TAP Application

Use this apply for NY State aid for Undocumented and other students. Click below to see if you're eligible

Click HERE for the DREAM Application & Information

TAP Estimate Calculator 

Use this tool to estimate your NY State Financial Aid Award

Click HERE for the TAP Estimate Calculator

Use this to help you complete the NYS Dream act application

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CSS Profile

Only complete this form if you are applying for Private Schools & some State Universities for institutional grants

Check the list of Schools that require a CSS Profile

Click HERE to begin your CSS Profile

College Board Financial Aid Calculator

Compare the Costs of College with the Financial Aid you received below

Click HERE for the Calculator

CSS Profile Video Guide

Use the link below to guide you through the CSS Profile applicatioon

Click HERE for the Video Guide

FAFSA Verification

Did you get selected for FAFSA Verification? Follow the steps below