New York State Memorial Scholarships

Award Type: Scholarship

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.

Award Amount

Number of Awards

No Information Available

Deadlines & Renewal

June 30
Renewable up to four years; five years for approved five-year bachelor's degree program.

Eligibility Requirements

More Details

  • 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

Sponsoring Organization

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)

99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255

(888) 697-4372

Contact Information

Native American Education Unit
NYS Education Department
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-0537

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