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Find out about college financial aid

Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) is New York’s student financial aid agency. Visit to learn about student financial aid types – including grants, scholarships, awards, work study, savings programs, and student loans.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is your application for financial aid. 

By applying for and receiving all of the financial aid available to you, you’ll be able to put together a manageable college financing plan.

Register to attend a College Goal NY event near you and gather materials needed for the FAFSA

College Goal NY events will be held at locations across New York State. Visit Event Locations to find an event near you and register. 

Use the step-by-step FAFSA Checklist shows you the necessary information and documents you'll need to bring with you to the College Goal NY event.

Attend College Goal NY

At your College Goal NY event, financial aid professionals will answer questions and help you finalize and submit your application for student financial aid.