Scholarships & Financial Aid

General scholarships are scholarships that apply irrespective of which college or university you attend. Below are resources to help you and your family save money via general scholarships and financial aid. Alternatively, specific scholarships are scholarships unique to a college or program. Take time to research specific scholarships available to students at colleges that interest you:




Scholarship Advisory


This advisory explores steps to take to be successful in your scholarship search applications

NY’s 529 College Savings Program

College Savings

This program offers tax free college savings, is available to residents of NYS, and should be capitalized on by students Grade 8-12


Financial Aid

Federal financial aid offered to prospective college students


Financial Aid

Financial aid offered in conjunction with FAFSA. Apply for TAP after applying for FAFSA

FAFSA Tracker

Information / Financial Aid

FAFSA offers students financial aid through a number of grants, some of which are first come first serve until funding in said grants run out. It is important to apply for financial aid early, and this FAFSA Tracker can let you know how early you are compared to other students in NY.

Understanding your financial aid offer

Information / Financial Aid

This will help you understand your financial aid offer

Student Opportunities for Scholarships


Scholarships here are updated monthly. Please ensure you check this periodically.

Collegeboard Scholarship Service (CSS)


The College Board’s CSS Profile is an online application that collects information used by almost 400 colleges, universities, professional schools, and scholarship programs to award financial aid from sources outside of the federal government. Learn more here

Common App and Scholar Snapp

Information / Scholarships

Common App and Scholar Snapp work in partnership together.

Scholar Snapp


Find Scholarships here. Your Common App application should be complete before applying for scholarships on Scholar Snapp

Fast Web


Find scholarships that match you!

Excelsior Scholarship


This scholarship is available to students in NYC, often covers a considerable amount of tuition, and the requirements are easy to meet for most students.