The Excelsior Scholarship covers gaps in tuition expenses, and other federal and state grants, up to $5,500. Students eligible for the Excelsior Scholarship include undergraduates who are New York state residents and US citizens attending Dyson, which is a unit of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), one of New York state’s public colleges and universities. Any aid a student receives from other sources (e.g., TAP, Pell, scholarships, and Cornell grant aid) will first be deducted from the Excelsior Scholarship maximum award, with the student receiving any remaining award funds.
Eligibility includes New York state residency, income eligibility, and course-load requirements while enrolled. Students must graduate on time and live and work in New York state after graduation for as many years as they receive the award or the Excelsior award amount will revert to a loan that must be repaid. Students interested in the Excelsior Scholarship should read all of the Excelsior Scholarship eligibility criteria and post-graduation requirements.
Contact the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation Scholarship Unit at 888-697-4372 or email@example.com with questions about the Excelsior Scholarship.