New York State residents who are full-time matriculated students may qualify for the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). For eligible students, awards range from a minimum of $500 to a maximum of $5,000 per year. Awards are paid to on a semester basis. In order to be considered for the TAP program, students must complete their FAFSA application along with the NYS TAP application.
The TAP program is administered by the Higher Education Service Corporation (HESC) and the TAP application is completed online at www.tapweb.org.
To be eligible for NYS TAP, you must:
Once you have completed your TAP application, HESC will determine your eligibility and notify you of your award. Your award information will also be shared with Siena College so we can update your award package.
Note: Your TAP award is estimated until you have completed your TAP application.
The Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) is co-sponsored by the New York State Education Department and private college's like Siena.
Siena's HEOP Program provides students, who may not be able to attend college due to educational and financial circumstances, access to a valuable college education. Eligibility is based on both academic and economic criteria. Once admitted to HEOP, students receive a variety of academic support services to enhance their success while at Siena. For more information, please visit our HEOP department.
NYS Programs are administered by the NYS Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC). For additional information regarding NYS grant programs, please visit NYS HESC.