HESC Fact Sheets

HESC provides important information about federal and state financial aid, as well as planning and paying for college, in the fact sheet and brochures pdfs below, available for viewing or downloading.

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You Can Pay For College

A reference guide for all types of financial aid.
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How to Apply for TAP and Other NYS Student Financial Aid

A fact sheet describing New York's Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
and other NYS Student Financial Aid.
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How to Apply for Federal Student Aid (fact sheet)

A "how to" fact sheet for the basics on federal financial aid.
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A Guide To Planning For College

Explore careers, learn what you need to consider when choosing majors and finding the right college for you.

Review the checklist that tells you what you need to do in your junior and senior years.
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Excelsior Scholarship

The Excelsior Scholarship, in combination with other student-financial aid programs, allows students to attend a SUNY or CUNY college tuition-free. Recipients may receive up to $5,500 or actual tuition, whichever is less.
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NYS Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Incentive Program

The Excelsior Scholarship, in combination with other student-financial aid programs, allows students to attend a SUNY or CUNY college tuition-free. Recipients may receive up to $5,500 or actual tuition, whichever is less.A fact sheet describing New York State's STEM Incentive Program, including eligibility requirements, award amounts and how to apply.
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NYS Student Loan Forgiveness Programs

A fact sheet describing New York State student loan forgiveness programs, including eligibility requirements, amounts and how to apply.

Publications for High School Counselors

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"You Can Pay for College" Poster

The HESC informational poster for display in your office, reception area, or anyplace students are.
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Award Letter Comparison Poster

The HESC informational poster for display in your office, reception area, or anyplace students are.
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NYS Dream Act Flyers


Publications for College Administrators

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Get On Your Feet Loan Program

Download postcards to mail to your recent graduates.