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New York State Memorial Scholarships

Sponsored by: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)


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Applicant must be a New York resident, be the child or spouse of a New York police officer, firefighter, volunteer firefighter, peace officer, or emergency medical services worker who died as a result of injuries sustained in the line of duty, and be studying full time in an approved undergraduate program at a New York post-secondary institution. To establish eligibility, applicant must submit Memorial Scholarship Supplement, available from HESC. FAFSA and TAP applications required.


Application deadline June 30
Scholarship, grant, fellowship, or contest Scholarship
Award coverage Full tuition or State University of New York (SUNY) tuition cost, whichever is less, plus funds for room and board and allowance for books, supplies, and transportation
Renewable up to four years; five years for approved five-year bachelor's degree program.
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no

Contact Information

Native American Education Unit
New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
NYS Education Department
Education Building Annex, Room 478
Albany, NY 12234 United States

Phone: (518) 474-0537
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