The New York State Part-time Scholarship Award Program provides scholarship awards to students who attend a SUNY or CUNY Community College part-time and maintain a 2.0 GPA. Students can receive $1,500 per semester for up to two years.
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PTS Award Program FAQs
No. The PTS Award Program provides scholarship awards to students who attend a SUNY
or CUNY community college on a part-time basis.
An applicant must enroll in at least six but less than 12 credits per semester.
Yes. An applicant must have and maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average.
You can receive up to $1,500 through the PTS Award Program.
Yes. Current students are eligible to receive awards.
It is anticipated that the PTS Award Program application will be available in mid-June.
Yes. You are eligible for this award even if you are receiving a Part-time TAP award
or Aid for Part-time Study.
You are eligible to get an award for up to four consecutive semesters.