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Financial Aid Programs

Net Price Calculator

 

The Net Price Calculator has been established by the U.S. Federal Government to assist first-time, full-time undergraduate students in determining the average amount of financial aid they would qualify for, based on age and financial data.

 

 

A combination of the programs below may be awarded as a financial package.

 

Aid Program

Source of funds

Who is Eligible**

Value**

How
Funds Are Determined

How & When
to Apply

Pell Grant US Government All students with exceptional financial need who are attending at least half time and do not have a bachelor's degree No repayment. Awards up to $5,350 per academic year according to federal formula Federal government evaluates application. Notifies student who is responsible for submitting PELL-SAR* report to Financial Affairs Office at school File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov. File the FAFSA* application before April 15. All students seeking aid from any source must complete the FAFSA* application
Crouse Scholarships Auxiliary medical staff memorial donations to Nursing Student Scholarship Fund Nursing students with financial need and good academic standing Award amounts based on financial need and academic achievement Using school application, award is determined through a report of FAFSA* and the PELL-SAR* File the FAFSA* application www.fafsa.ed.gov. Complete and return before April 15
Crouse Alumni Association Scholarships Crouse Hospital Nurses Alumni Association Nursing students with financial need and good academic standing Award amounts based on financial need and academic achievement ranging from $250 to $500 per semester Using FAFSA, TAP and PELL reports, students are recommended to the scholarship administrator, who determines need Data relative to need and academic standing sent to the scholarship administrator, who selects recipients. Apply before April 15
Federal Subsidized Stafford Loans U.S. Government through local banks

A full or half-time student.

A FAFSA* application must be filed first
Up to $3,500 per year not to exceed $31,500 aggregate. Interest charges and repayment begin six months after leaving school Student determines amount needed and NYSHESC* approves or adjusts according to financial need Student files FAFSA* then completes a Master Promissory Note form obtained from any bank or at www.hesc.com. School completes the school section of the loan form and returns form to the bank
Federal Unsubsidized Stafford Loan U.S. Government through local banks Full-time students who are financially independent* of their parents under Federal Student Aid regulations Up to $6,000 per year, not to exceed $57,500 aggregate. Student pays interest while in school Student determines amount needed and NYSHESC* approves or adjusts according to financial need Same as Subsidized Stafford Loans
TAP*

New York State

All full-time students who are legal residents of New York and US citizens. Family net income not over $80,500 for dependent or married students and not over $10,000 for single independent students No repayment. Awards up to $5,000 per academic year for maximum of four semesters NYSHESC* determines award based on need and amount of tuition Student must file the NYS Tuition Assistance Program application and FAFSA*

Explanation of Abbreviations
FAFSA = Free Application for Federal Student Aid
PELL-SAR = Student Eligibility Report PELL Grant
NYSHESC = New York State Higher Education Service Corp
TAP = Tuition Assistance Program

Additional State Funds Available

Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS)

  • Grants to Native American Students
  • Vietnam and Gulf War Veterans Tuition Award
  • Aid for Part-time Study (APTS)

Additional Federal Funds Available

  • Aid to Native American Students
  • Veterans - GI bill
  • Children of deceased or disabled veterans

Eligibility for and awarding of student aid is governed by federal and state regulations. For more information about the policies and procedures of these funds, please contact or visit the financial aid office.