Students pursuing a career in one of several professions may be eligible to apply for the New York State Regents Professional Opportunity Scholarships.
ELIGIBLE PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000 per year for up to four years of study or up to five years in certain programs. Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate or graduate students, depending on the program.
Upon completion of study, the student must work as a licensed professional one year for each annual payment received. Employment must be in the studied profession and must be in New York state. If the student does not begin practice within one year of program completion, he/she will be required to repay twice the amount of all scholarship monies received plus interest.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply by requesting an application and further information from:
Bureau of HEOP/VATEA/Scholarships
Education Building Addition
Albany, NY 12234
Phone: (518) 486-1319
For more information on other state and federal student financial aid programs (loans, grants, and scholarships) for full-time, part-time, graduate, or undergraduate study, write to the address listed below.
If a disability prevents attendance at college full time, you may still be able to get financial aid. See the college financial aid administrator.
Page last updated August 28, 2006.