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 processes more than a half-million grant, scholarship and loan forgiveness applications each year
  • HESC awards nearly $1 billion in financial aid to more than 330,000 students
HESC helps New Yorkers attain their higher education through the administration of:
  • New York’s Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
  • 25+ State scholarship and loan forgiveness programs
  • New York’s 529 College Savings Program, with the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC)
  • Financial aid outreach programs for students and families

Biography, HESC President, Dr. Guillermo Linares

HESC News, Annual Reports, and Financial Information

HESC Board of Trustees

Personal Privacy Protection Law (PPPL)

Employment Opportunities

Procurement Opportunities

Regulatory Activity

Reasonable Accommodation

Link to HESC

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