Excelsior Scholarship Application Period is June 7 - July 21, 2017
Current and new students may apply for the Excelsior Scholarship beginning Wednesday, June 7. The deadline to complete an application is Friday, July 21, 2017.
The scholarship program will begin with the fall 2017 semester and be phased in over three years, starting with New Yorkers making up to $100,000 annually in the fall of 2017, increasing to $110,000 in 2018, and reaching $125,000 in 2019.
The Higher Education Services Corporation, which oversees the program, has more information on its website, including a list of frequently asked questions.