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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 $5,775 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 College. 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 college 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 Direct Loans U.S. Government A full or half-time student. A FAFSA* application must be filed first. Up to $5,500 per year, not to exceed $23,000aggregate. Interest charges and repayment begin six months after leaving college. Student determines amount needed and college approves or adjusts according to financial need. Student files FAFSA*, then completes a Master Promissory Note form obtained from the college or at www.studentloans.gov
Federal Unsubsidized Direct Loans U.S. Government Full-time students who are financially independent* of their parents under Federal Student Aid regulations. Up to $,7500 per year, not to exceed $57,500 aggregate. Student pays interest while in college. Student determines amount needed and college approves or adjusts according to financial need. Same as Subsidized Direct Loans
TAP*

New York State

All full-time students who are legal residents of New York and US citizens. Family net income not over $80,000 for dependent or married students and not over $10,000 for single independent students. No repayment. Awards up to $5,165 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.