Advocating for Student Aid in New York

The New York Student Aid Alliance supports funding vital student aid programs for students in New York State. The Alliance is working to secure funding for students in pivotal programs, such as the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP), the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP), the Liberty Partnerships Program (LPP), and many more.

Use the form below to contact your elected representatives and urge that they support more funding for critical student aid programs. 

About Student Aid 

More than 370,000 New Yorkers count on state student aid programs to meet their college expenses each year. New York State and federal government student aid programs exist to help students pay for college.  New York State student aid and opportunity programs include:

  • Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)

  • Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP)

  • Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP)

  • Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP)

  • Liberty Partnerships Program

For more information on state aid programs visit:

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