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    • Program Detail & Eligibility:

      Available to matriculated undergraduates who have NOT earned a first bachelor’s degree. Eligibility is determined by a federal formula. You must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.

      Award Limits: 

      How to Apply: 

      File the Free Application for Federal Student AID (FAFSA) with Stony Brook's School Code 002838.

      Visit Applying for Federal Aid for more details


    • Program Detail & Eligibility: 

      Available to matriculated undergraduates who have NOT earned a first bachelor’s degree and who demonstrate exceptional financial need. You must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.

      Award Limits: 

      Awards can range from $200 to $4000 per year.

      The average yearly award at Stony Brook is $500. This is due to a limited amount of federal funding.

      How to Apply: 

      File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) With Stony Brook's School Code 002838:

      Priority is given to students who file their FAFSA before the February 15th deadline. 

      Visit Applying for Federal Aid for more details.

       


    • Program Detail & Eligibility: 

      Administered by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) and is available to full-time* undergraduate matriculated students who are New York State residents. Additional information and application procedures are available on the HESC web site. Satisfactory Academic Progress is a requirement. To read more detail related to TAP eligibility please visit the Registrar Website.

      *FULL TIME ENROLLMENT FOR TAP REQUIRES A MINIMUM ENROLLMENT OF 12 CREDITS.

      Award Limits: 

      $5,165 per year

      How to Apply: 

      Complete your Tap application using Stony Brook school code.

      Undergrads - 0875

      Visit Applying for TAP for more details.

       


    • Program Detail & Eligibility: 

      Available to matriculated undergraduate students who are New York State residents enrolled for 3-11 credits for fall /spring terms. Eligibility is based on New York State net taxable income.

      Additional information and application procedures are available on the HESC web site.

      Award Limits: 

      Awards provide up to $2,000 per year for part-time undergraduate study. An APTS award cannot exceed tuition charges.

      How to Apply: 

      An APTS Application and a copy of the student's and parent's (if applicable) New York State Income Tax Return must be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Services no later than the last day of the add/drop period for each semester. Visit our forms page to download the application.

       


    • Program Detail & Eligibility: 

      Available to undergraduate students enrolled in the EOP Program at Stony Brook University. Students are offered two separate awards: a book stipend issued to the student at the beginning of each term and an EOP award. EOP students must be full-time to receive these funds.

      Award Limits: 

      Awards amounts are dependent upon the availability of state budget funding for this program.

      How to Apply: 

      In order to be considered for the EOP program students must apply as an incoming freshman during the admissions application process. Transfer students who have already been admitted to an EOP program in another academic institution should apply to the Undergraduate Admissions office as an EOP transfer student. Space is limited.

       



    • Program Detail & Eligibility: 

      The NYS STEM Incentive Program provides a full SUNY or CUNY tuition scholarship for the top 10 percent of students in each New York State high school if they pursue a STEM degree in an associates or bachelor degree program and agree to work in a STEM field in New York State for 5 years after graduation.

      Additional information is available on the HESC web site.

      Award Limits: 

      Recipients shall receive an annual award for full-time study equal to the annual tuition charged to NYS resident students attending an undergraduate program at the State University of New York, or actual tuition charged, whichever is less. The STEM award will be reduced by the amount of any other tuition-only assistance award received.

      How to Apply: 

      An applicant must complete and submit the New York State Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Incentive Program Web Supplement by August 15. 

      Recipients are not required to submit another New York State Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Incentive Program Web Supplement once they have been awarded this scholarship, but must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the NYS Scholarship and Grant Payment Application each year. 

      Terms & Conditions: 

      Applicants for the NYS Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Incentive Scholarships must execute a service contract in which they:

        • Agree to work full-time for five years in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or math in New York State, while maintaining residency within the State, regardless of the number or amount of award payments.
        • Agree to repay the amounts disbursed plus interest pursuant to the terms of their service contract if they:
          • fail to fulfill their service obligation while residing in New York State, or
          • fail to complete the degree program qualifying them to work in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or math, or
          • fail to respond to all requests by HESC for a report of their academic and professional progress, or
          • breach the terms of the service contract

      Failure to comply with the terms of the service contract will result in the following repayment penalties:

        • All award monies received shall convert to a 10-year student loan plus interest for recipients who fail to meet the statutory, regulatory, contractual, administrative or other requirements of this program.
        • Interest for the life of the loan shall be fixed and equal to that published annually by the U.S. Department of Education for Stafford loans pursuant to the terms of the service contract.
        • Interest accrues from the day each award payment is disbursed.
        • Interest shall be capitalized on the day the award recipient violates the service contract or on the date the Corporation deems the recipient was no longer able or willing to perform the terms of the service contract.

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    • Program Detail & Eligibility: 

      This state-funded award is provided to graduate students who are NY State residents who previously graduated from an EOP, HEOP, or SEEK program. To receive this award, you must be enrolled full-time (12 credits) in a first-time graduate/professional degree program.  

      You must be enrolled for a minimum of 12 credits each semester, and must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 in order to continue to receive financial assistance from this program. Students with I grades and W grades will also be ineligible to continue in the program without the approval of a financial aid advisor.

      Award Limits: 

      Awards amounts are dependent upon the availability of state budget funding for this program.

      How to Apply: 

      Students who are confirmed as having been enrolled in undergraduate EOP/HEOP/SEEK programs at either SBU or another institution will be considered to receive a GOP award.

      If you graduated from an EOP program at Stony Brook University, you will automatically be considered for GOP funding. 

      Students who completed their undergraduate career at an academic institution other than Stony Brook University will need to furnish a statement of graduation from the EOP program from the institution on their official letterhead. It must be mailed to their Stony Brook Financial Aid Office.

       


    • New York State Aid

      Program Detail & Eligibility: 

      The Native American Education Student Aid is financial assistance for eligible Native American students for study in approved, undergraduate programs at New York State Institutions of higher education. It is not available for graduate study, for study that is not at college level, nor for study at institutions located outside New York State. 

      You must be a New York State resident who is on an official tribal membership roll of a New York State tribe, or the child of such an enrolled member. New York State tribes include members of the New York Iroquoian and Haudenosaunee Tribes and St. Regis Mohawk, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Tonawanda Band of Senecas, Tuscarora, Oneida, Onondaga, Seneca Nation, the Shinnecock, and the Poopspatuck tribe.

      Award Limits: 

      Awards amounts are dependent upon the availability of state budget funding for this program. Full Time students can receive $1000 per semester. Part Time students can receive $85 per credit per semester.

      How to Apply: 

      An applicant must submit a completed application form, proof of high school graduation (school transcript/diploma), an official tribal certification enrollment letter, and an official letter of acceptance from the college or university.

      The deadlines are as follows:
      Fall Semester: July 15th
      Spring Semester: December 31st
      Summer Semester: May 20th (Pending availability of funding)

      Applications are available at 
      http://www.p12.nysed.gov/natamer/documents/applicationforaid.doc

      If you have previously completed an application and received aid at least once from this office, use the following to request aid for each subsequent semester: 
      http://www.p12.nysed.gov/natamer/documents/requestforaid.doc

      Applications must be completed and mailed to:

      Native American Indian Education Unit
      State Education Department
      Room 475 Education Building Annex
      Albany, New York  12234

       

      For more information, please visit:

      http://www.finaid.org/otheraid/natamind.phtml

      https://www.bia.gov/

      https://www.bie.edu/ParentsStudents/Grants/index.htm

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