About HESC

We help people pay for college.

The Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) is New York State’s higher education student financial aid agency.

HESC Administers:
  • New York’s Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
  • 20 State scholarship and loan forgiveness programs
  • Federal Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP)
  • College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) Program
  • New York’s 529 College Savings Program, with the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC)
  • Financial aid outreach programs for students and families

Employment Opportunities


HESC Board of Trustees


HESC News, e-Library, Annual Reports, and Financial Information


Personal Privacy Protection Law (PPPL)


Procurement Opportunities


Regulatory Activity


Link to HESC

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Visiting HESC

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