High School Counselors

The High School Counselors section contains tools and support for you. Use them to help your students choose the right college and receive maximum financial aid.

Don't stop here, though. You'll find the college planning and financing resources for students throughout Prepare for College, Pay for College and Repay Your Loans.

STEM Award Application Now Available

Tell your top students about the New York State Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Incentive Program!

The STEM Incentive Program application is now available at hesc.ny.gov/STEM.

Eligible students are those who:

  • Are in the top 10 percent of their high school Class of 2016
  • Attend any SUNY or CUNY college or university in Fall 2016
  • Pursue a STEM degree in an associates or bachelor degree program
  • Agree to work in a STEM field in New York State for at least five years after graduation
  • Meet other eligibility requirements listed at hesc.ny.gov/STEM

The deadline for accepting STEM Incentive Program applications is August 15. 

Print this STEM information flyer and distribute to your students.

In addition to the counselor resources below, you’ll find college planning and financing resources for students throughout Prepare for College, Pay for College and Repay Your Loans.