The information listed below provides guidance on the steps you need to take to apply for federal and state financial aid.
NTHS Financial Aid Night (Jan. 10, 2013)
Applying for a Federal PIN
Request a Federal Student Aid PIN to apply for federal student aid. This should be one of your first steps. Instructions are available at www.pin.ed.gov
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. These programs provide grants, loans, and work-study funds to students attending college or career school.
Completing the FAFSA is a necessary step for all families with children attending college. It is typically done in January. Get more information on the process at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
The New York State Higher Education Services Corporation
Information on New York State grants, scholarships and awards, including TAP, can be found at www.hesc.org
Read these Information Sheets from HESC.org regarding TAP