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Part-Time TAP Program

Effective for the 2007-08 Academic Year

Part-time students at approved schools in New York State who were first-time, full-time freshmen in 2006-07 may be eligible for Part-Time TAP to help them pay for college beginning in 2007-08. Part-Time TAP is a grant and does not have to be paid back! Part-Time TAP is not the same as Aid for Part-Time Study.

Eligibility
To be eligible for Part-Time TAP, a student must:

  • Be a first-time freshman in the 2006-07 academic year or thereafter

  • Have earned 12 credits or more in each of the two consecutive semesters, for a minimum total of 24 credits earned

  • Maintain a minimum of a “C” average

In addition, the student must:

  • Be a United States citizen or eligible noncitizen

  • Be a legal resident of New York State

  • Have graduated from high school in the United States, or earned a GED, or passed a federally approved “Ability to Benefit” test as defined by the Commissioner of the State Education Department

  • Be matriculated in an approved program of study and be in good academic standing

  • Be charged at least $200 tuition per year

  • Be taking 6 to 11 credits per semester

  • Not be in default on a student loan guaranteed by HESC and not be in any repayment of state awards

  • Meet income eligibility limitations

How to Apply
To apply, complete and submit the FAFSA and TAP applications and follow the instructions provided.

Income Limits
The income limits for Part-Time TAP are the same as those for undergraduate TAP:

  • Dependent undergraduate students or students who are married or have tax dependents - $80,000 NYS net taxable income.

  • Single independent undergraduate students with no dependents - $10,000 NYS net taxable income.

TAP Credits
Partial TAP payment will be made for students taking 6-11 credits as shown below:

Points Accrual for Part-time TAP Payments

Credits

Percent of Full Award

Points Accrued

6

50.00%

3

7

58.34%

3.5

8

66.67%

4

9

75.00%

4.5

10

83.34%

5

11

91.67%

5.5

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