State University Supplemental Tuition Award (SUSTA)
- Students must receive a TAP award in the term in which SUSTA is received.
- Students must be an undergraduate.
- Students must have federally calculated financial need.
- Students must complete both the TAP application and the free application for federal student aid.
This grant is funded by the New York State Division of Budget and is allocated to Empire State College annually. Due to limited SUSTA funding, not all students eligible to receive SUSTA will receive a grant. The maximum amount of SUSTA that a student may receive in any one term is $500.
Name: SUC Empire State College
Undergraduate Associate: 0916
Undergraduate Bachelor's: 0913
Graduate: 5680 (for graduate students applying for Veteran Tuition Awards)
Students planning to attend summer 2018, fall 2018 or spring 2019 should apply for financial aid for 2018-2019 by submitting the FAFSA. The priority deadline to apply for financial aid for 2018-2019 was April 1, 2018, but we are still accepting and reviewing applications.
In order to process your financial aid eligibility by the spring term payment due date, you must have all applications in and any additional financial aid requirements/documents submitted and any student loans accepted by the deadline date of December 7, 2018.
Students planning to attend summer 2019, fall 2019 or spring 2020 may apply for aid early by submitting the 2019-2020 FAFSA on or after October 1, 2018.