State University of New York Institute of Technology
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Deadline 2/7/13 to Apply for a NYS Grant (Financial Aid)

NYS Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS) Grant Application

Application deadline: February 7, 2013

How to Apply: Complete the attached Aid for Part Time Study Application and attach a signed copy of your IT 201 NYS 2011 Tax Return.

Who is eligible for APTS?

To be considered for an APTS award, a student must:

  • Be a United States citizen or eligible noncitizen
  • Be a legal resident of New York State
  • Have graduated from a high school in the United States, earned a GED, or passed a federally approved “Ability to Benefit” test as defined by the Commissioner of the State Education Department
  • Be enrolled as a part-time student
  • Be matriculated in an approved program of study in a participating New York State secondary institution
  • Be in good academic standing – have achieved at least a cumulative C average after having received the equivalent of two full years of payment of state-sponsored student financial aid
  • Be charged at least $100 tuition per year
  • Not have exhausted Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) eligibility
  • Not be in default on a student loan guaranteed by HESC or on any repayment of state awards
  • Meet income eligibility limitations

Note: In addition to the above, students who received a state-sponsored award for the first time in the 1996-1997 academic year and thereafter must be a high school graduate, or receive the equivalent of a high school certificate, or receive a passing grade on a federally approved examination

Please email the application and NYS tax return to the Financial Aid Office at or fax to 315-792-7220.  For further assistance, contact the Financial Aid Office at 315-792-7210.


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