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Grants and Scholarships - Title IV Eligibility Questions and Answers



What are the eligibility requirements for students attending institutions that are TAP eligible but not Title IV eligible?

A change to New York State Education Law makes students who are receiving TAP awards for the first time in the 2010-11 academic year, and attending schools that have not been authorized as eligible for Title IV federal aid by the beginning of the 2010-11 academic year, ineligible to receive TAP at these institutions.

Students whose first year of attendance began before 2010-11 will be impacted in the following manner:

Will students that are currently attending institutions that are eligible for TAP but not Title IV eligible lose TAP eligibility?

No, students currently attending institutions that are TAP eligible but not Title IV eligible will be "grandfathered". As such, no current student will lose eligibility.