The Excelsior Scholarship application for the 2018-2019 academic year is available NOW through Monday, July 23, 2018.
Students must first complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA and 2018-2019 TAP applications before completing the 2018-2019 Excelsior web application.
 
The 2018-2019 Excelsior application is open to students seeking to receive the award for the first time. Students who are already Excelsior recipients in the 2017-2018 academic year do not need to complete another Excelsior application. You are considered a recipient if you previously signed and submitted the Excelsior Scholarship contract, even if you did not receive payment in the prior year. The full list of eligibility requirements can be found here.

Students must first complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA and 2018-2019 TAP applications before completing the 2018-2019 Excelsior web application.

Please contact the HESC Scholarship Unit at scholarships@hesc.ny.gov or 888-697-4372 if you have any questions.