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The Excelsior Scholarship application for the 2018-19 academic year is now open!
The application can be found here: and the deadline to apply is July 23, 2018.


The Excelsior Scholarship application for the spring 2018 semester is scheduled to open Monday, October 30 at 9:00am. The application will be available at
The spring 2018 application is open to students first entering college in the spring 2018 term, students who caught up on credits during the fall 2017 term to meet the credit requirement, and current college students who missed the deadline for the fall 2017 application.
Current Excelsior Scholarship recipients should not complete this application. For students who first received an award in fall 2017, no additional action is needed for the spring term.
Please contact the HESC Scholarship Unit at if you have any questions.
NYS Higher Education Services Corporation
866-431-HESC -


Mr. Eric Knuth, Superintendent

639 County Route 22
P.O. Box 97
Parish, NY 13131