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Are Educational Opportunity Programs (EOP) or Higher Education Opportunity Programs (HEOP) available?

In 1967-1968, New York State Assemblyman Arthur O. Eve pushed forward the principles of access to, and opportunities in, higher education for underrepresented students and put into place the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) and the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP). EOP and HEOP facilitate students whos…

What is the New York State Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Incentive Program?

Undergraduate students who are New York State residents enrolled in STEM fields in one of Cornell University’s two participating New York State contract colleges (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and College of Human Ecology) are eligible to participate in the NYS STEM Incentive Program. Recipients shall rece…

Is the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management still a New York State Contract College?

Yes. Because of the unique position of the Dyson School as an undergraduate business program it is a part of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and maintains a foothold in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Students in the Dyson School will still have academic opportunities within the College of Agr…

How do I apply for TAP?

TAP is an income-based grant for undergraduate New York State residents. It is administered by the [NYS Higher Education Services Corporation][1] (HESC). You can link to the online TAP application by clicking the link to apply for state aid at the end of filing your FAFSA, or you can apply [here][2]. If you don’t appl…

Is Cornell a public or private institution?

Cornell is unique: Although it's an Ivy League university, chartered as a private institution, it includes undergraduate colleges and schools that receive some funding from New York State. They are sometimes called state contract colleges. The state subsidy results in lower tuition for students who have New York State…

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