Start here. File your FAFSA. The FAFSA is the first step in applying for financial aid. All Students applying for state and federal aid must complete the FAFSA.
Tap into TAP. Grant money you don't have to pay back. You must complete your FAFSA before applying for TAP the Tuition Assistance Program.
It all starts with FAFSA
The FAFSA is the gateway to free money. The FAFSA must be completed every school year for you to be eligible for federal aid, state aid including New Yorks TAP, and other college-sponsored financial aid programs.
Complete The FAFSA
Completing the FAFSA
To receive federal student financial aid, you need to fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) every school year. It's a lot easier than you think.
Learn about TAP
Learn about TAP
TAP helps eligible New York students pay tuition at approved schools in New York State. An annual TAP award can be up to $5,165.
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