NY.gov Portal State Agency Listing
NYS Higher Education Services Corporation - We Help People Pay for College High School Counselors Financial Aid Professionals

HESC Disclaimer Regarding the
Use of 'GoogleTM Translate'

Free Language Assistance

Award Amounts and Income Limits



TAP Awards cannot exceed the maximum amounts shown or 100 percent of tuition, whichever is less.

Award Amounts

Undergraduate Students At Degree-Granting and Not-For-Profit Institutions

Dependent Students or Independent Students
Who are Married and Have Tax Dependents
or Independent Students Who are Single and Have Tax Dependents
First Year in Which Student Received an AwardAward Range
2014 - 2015 and thereafter$500 - $5,165
2000 - 2001 through 2013 - 2014$500 - $5,000
1994 - 1995 through 1999 - 2000$500 - $4,125
All years prior to 1994 - 1995$500 - $3,575
Independent Students Who are Married and Have No Other Tax Dependents
First Year in Which Student Received an AwardAward Range
Applicable to students who receive awards in any school year$500 - $3,025
Independent Students Who are Single With No Tax Dependents
First Year in Which Student Received an AwardAward Range
All years since 1994 - 1995$500 - $3,025
1992 - 1993 and 1993 - 1994$500 - $2,575
All years prior to 1992 - 1993$500 - $2,450
Undergraduate students enrolled in four-year programs may receive up to four years of assistance for full-time study, and up to five years of assistance in an approved specialized program.

Students At Proprietary Registered Non-Degree Private Business Schools


Income Limits

Undergraduate