We can help you find a financial aid package that fits your needs.
Paying for college and finding the right financial aid can be an overwhelming process. This section should provide you with all the information that you will need to apply for aid. In conjunction with this site, our counselors can help you develop an award package tailored to meet your financial needs.
We participate in federal and state aid programs that help make education affordable for all students. We also provide debt management counseling and college work study placement services.
Please contact us with any questions or concerns. We are here to assist each one of you. We look forward to helping you.
Senator Jose Peralta New York State DREAM Act
HESC is pleased to inform you that undocumented and certain other students may now apply for financial aid under the Senator Jose Peralta New York State DREAM Act (NYS DREAM Act). Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements of the NYS DREAM Act can now apply for the Excelsior Scholarship and the Enhanced Tuition Awards programs (both through August 15, 2019). Applications for other HESC-administered scholarship and award programs will be made available at a later date.
Please visit the HESC website, at www.hesc.ny.gov\dream, to view the eligibility requirements for applying for financial aid under the DREAM Act. Questions from financial aid professionals, student advocates and CBO counselors regarding the NYS DREAM Act should be sent to: DREAMActFAP@hesc.ny.gov.