Financial Aid & Scholarships

We know your decision to enroll in an undergraduate or graduate degree program is a significant investment in your future. Brockport has one of the lowest tuition rates in the nation. We have compiled financial resources for additional assistance.

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The new Excelsior Scholarship will provide tuition-free college for New York state residents starting fall 2017. The application process is now open. For more information about application and eligibility, visit the Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) website.


Financial Aid and Scholarship Resources

Complete the FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the first step to determine eligibility for federal and state financial aid programs.

Federal Code (FAFSA):
New York State TAP Code:
Undergraduate - 0900

Excelsior Scholarship

New York State residents can apply for full-tuition awards through the Excelsior Scholarship program. This program requires a separate application and should be completed after filing your FAFSA and TAP applications. The application deadline for the 2018-19 school year is July 23.

Extraordinary Academic Scholarship Program

You may be eligible for a scholarship for undergraduate study! If you are a first-time freshman student (domestic or international) and meet our criteria you may receive a scholarship when you receive your acceptance. You do not have to complete a separate application. This scholarship is renewable as long as you maintain eligibility. These scholarships cannot be combined with one another, nor can they be combined with the Honors College Prometheus Scholarship. They can be combined with scholarships from the Brockport Foundation.

Scholar Recognition Award for Out-of-State Students
This award for freshman offers a scholarship valued at $4,000 per year for out-of-state students who have demonstrated superior academic achievement throughout their high school program. You can stack the award with other Extraordinary Academic Scholarships. On-campus residency is required.

For more information email Deidre Strutz or call (585) 395-2501.

Prometheus Scholarship

The College awards the Prometheus Scholarship to qualified entering freshman students every fall semester that gain admission to the Honors College. You'll also receive a campus parking pass and priority registration. Other benefits are also included.

Brockport Foundation Scholarships

The Brockport Foundation awards more than 350 scholarships annually. These scholarship range from departmental to college-wide awards. During the 2015-16 academic year, Foundation scholarships provide more than $400,000 in assistance. For more information email or call (585) 395-5105.

Graduate Aid Opportunities

Graduate Aid Opportunities

We offer a variety of ways for our graduate students to finance their education. In addition to financial aid, loans, and Brockport Foundation scholarships, you may be eligible for an assistantship, fellowship, or scholarship.

Student Employment

Student Employment

More than 2,300 students find all types of jobs each year, and they collectively earn more than $2.9 million. Both Work-Study and paid positions are available for our students. Work-Study money is available to those who complete the FAFSA application and qualify.

All paid jobs are advertised on Eagle Connect, an online database of on-campus, off-campus, internships, and full and part-time jobs. See also BASC jobs site. BASC runs our dining services and is one of largest employers on campus.

Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy

Brockport offers a financial literacy program, EllsWORTH, for all students. The program includes workshops, individual financial counseling sessions, college-wide events, online tutorials, and more. Our program was awarded the Financial Aid Leadership Award by the National Student Loan Program.

There are numerous scholarships and grants available from external corporations and foundations. The STAR Center is a place to research these opportunities available to you.

Last Updated 11/26/18

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