Dear SUNY Poly Student:
You may be eligible to receive Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS) for the Spring 2024 semester. Aid for Part-Time Study is part of the NYS TAP program and you could be eligible to receive up to $1,000, per semester, to help cover your tuition costs.
To qualify you must have completed the 2023-2024 NYS TAP application and: • Be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen • 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 a part-time student enrolled in at least 3 and no more than 11 credit hours • 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 Federal or State student loan or on any repayment of state awards • Meet income eligibility limitations
If interested, please complete the attached 2023-2024 APTS application and return it along with the appropriate 2021 NYS Tax Return(s), IRS Form IT201, to the Financial Aid Office via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or fax (315-792-7220). Applications MUST be submitted no later than Friday, December 15, 2023. Funding is limited and will be awarded on a first come basis.