Excelsior Scholarship Program

Undergraduates may apply each year for the  for the fall and spring semesters. A recipient of an Excelsior Scholarship is eligible to receive award payments for not more than two years of uninterrupted, full-time undergraduate study in a program leading to an associate's degree.  Read our FAQ below to learn more about The NYS Excelsior Scholarship Program.

Students must be enrolled in college full-time and average 30 credits per year (including Summer and January semesters) in order to receive the funding.  

The NYS Excelsior Scholarship is available for a limited time.  

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