Financial Aid for Veterans and Military Personnel

  1. Office of Veteran and Military Education at Empire State College
  2. Military Corner: Information on student loans and eligibility for New York state grants and scholarships for military personnel and their families either stationed in New York, or who are New York state residents
  3. NYS Recruitment Incentive and Retention Program: General program information and information on contacting your Educational Incentive Program director
  4. Federal VA Educational Benefits website
  5. Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Scholarships
  6. Disabled Soldier Support System: Information on numerous issues, including educational and scholarship opportunities for disabled soldiers
  7. Army Families Online: Information on numerous issues, including scholarship opportunities for military personnel, veterans and their families
  8. AMVETS: Information for veterans and active military
  9. Military Spouse Scholarships
  10. Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) Scholarships
  11. Student Veterans of America Scholarships
  12. Veterans United Foundation Scholarship
  13. National Military Family Association- Military Spouse Scholarship
  14. The Tillman Military Scholars Program
  15. First Command Educational Foundation: A non-profit public charity dedicated to improving financial literacy through education and scholarship opportunities.

Contact Us

Fax: 518-580-4863

Mailing Address: 
Empire State College
Financial Aid
111 West Ave.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Questions? Contact the Student Information Center at 518-587-2100 or 800-847-3000.


Code: 010286
Name: SUC Empire State College

TAP Codes

Undergraduate Associate: 0916

Undergraduate Bachelor's: 0913

Graduate: 5680 (for graduate students applying for Veteran Tuition Awards)


For students planning to enroll in terms beginning May 2021 or thereafter, please submit the 2021-2022 FAFSA.  If you are attending the summer 2021 term, the deadline to have all financial aid applications, additional financial aid requirements/documents and appeals submitted and any student loans accepted is April 16, 2021 in order ensure the processing of your aid eligibility by the summer payment deadline.

For students enrolling for the spring term 2021 please make sure you've already completed the 2020-2021 FAFSA.

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