Grants and Scholarships - Title IV Eligibility Questions and Answers

Are students attending non-Title IV Schools eligible to receive Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) awards?

No, beginning in 2010-11, to be eligible for payment of a TAP award, students must attend an instituition that is Title IV eligible. 

How were students whose first year of attendance began before 2010-11 impacted by the change to the New York Education Law?   

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

  • Students who received a New York state financial aid award prior to the 2006-07 academic year at non-Title IV schools are not eligible to receive awards after the 2009-10 academic year; or
  • Students who received their initial award in 2006-07 through 2009-10 are eligible to receive awards through the 2014-15 academic year at non-Title IV schools.