Scholarships and Awards

Military Service Recognition Scholarship

The Military Service Recognition Scholarship is a scholarship intended for dependents of members of the armed forces who, as New York State residents, have died or have become severely and permanently disabled while engaged in combat or training on or after August 2nd, 1990. Click here for more information.

Veterans Tuition Awards

Eligible combat veterans who are enrolled in approved undergraduate or graduate programs at degree granting institutions and approved vocational training programs are entitled to a financial award. Click here for more information.

Armed Forces Tuition Assistance Program

Members of the armed forces are eligible for benefits that can pay up to 100% of tuition for college courses taken during off-duty hours. Depending on which branch of the military one belongs to, the eligibility requirements may differ. Click here for more information.

Please visit the HESC website for more information pertaining to New York State scholarships.

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