$500,000 available in New York for college enrollment of low-income studentsStaff writer ▼ | September 8, 2015
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced up to $500,000 in state grants to increase college access for 2016 high school graduates.
Education For 2016 high school graduates
Eligible high schools are those in which 50 percent or more of the students are eligible to participate in the federal free and reduced-price lunch program.
Qualified not-for-profit organizations serving low-income students from such high schools are also eligible to apply for this grant opportunity.
The College Action Grants are administered by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation and financed through a $6.5 million College Access Challenge Grant awarded to the State in 2014 by the U.S.
Department of Education to support college access services and activities. ■