October 22, 2019

Vietnam Veterans Tuition Award Awarded by New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)

The Vietnam Veterans Tuition Award is a scholarship sponsored by New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC).

Information About the Scholarship:

Amount of Scholarship: Maximum award: $500 (part-time); $1,000 (full-time)
Application Deadline: 1-May
Scholarship Requirements: Candidate must be a New York resident and a Vietnam veteran who served in the U.S. Armed Forces in Indochina between December 22, 1961, and May 7,1975, and has been discharged under other than dishonorable conditions. Candidate must be enrolled at a degree-granting institution or in an approved vocational training program in New York State. Candidate must have applied for the Tuition Assistance Program and Federal Pell Grant Awards for full-time study or for a Federal Pell Grant Award for part-time study or enrollment in a vocational training program. Candidate must establish eligibility by submitting Vietnam Veterans Tution Award Supplement available from school or college financial aid office, veterans’ office, or HESC.
Eligible for: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Other

Awarded by:

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Phone: 518 473 7087 / 888 NYSHESC

Contact Details:

HESC, Student Information

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New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)