NEW YORK STATE TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (TAP)
Swedish Institute participates in the New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) coordinated by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC). TAP grants are income-based and the amount of the grant is determined by income level, dependent or independent status and other factors. They do not have to be repaid. Information about applying for TAP is available in the Financial Aid Office.
The TAP program is only available to students carrying a full-time course load and continuing eligibility requires that a student maintain satisfactory academic progress (see section on Academic Standards and Financial Aid, below). Further information is available at NYS Higher Education Services Corporation.
Other New York State Programs
NEW YORK STATE AID FOR PART TIME STUDY (APTS)
These funds are limited, and are awarded based on NYS net taxable income, academic performance, availability of funds, and number of credits. The maximum award is $1,000 and students must be enrolled for at least 3 but less than 12 credits per term.
Students should apply at least one month prior to the start of classes for APTS. The application can be found in the Financial Aid Office. Students must submit this application as well as their NYS taxes to Student Financial office. No funds will be awarded later than 30 days after the last day of drop/add registration.
Swedish Institute participates in various scholarship and workforce training grant programs including the New York State Regents Professional Scholarship and grants sponsored by New York State Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped and the New York State Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services (ACCES). Information about these programs is available at the Financial Aid Office.