Apply for free tuition through the Excelsior Scholarship

The Excelsior Scholarship application for the 2019-20 academic year is now open! The application can be found at and the deadline to apply is Aug. 15. Please note the application only needs to be completed by new recipients. Current Excelsior Scholarship recipients should not complete this application. Students who currently have the Excelsior Scholarship only need to renew their FAFSA and Tuition Assistance Program applications.

SUNY and CUNY students whose families make up to $110,000 annually can apply for tuition-free college through the Excelsior Scholarship Program. Students can complete the online application and learn more on the Excelsior program website.

If you have any questions about the Excelsior Scholarship, please contact school counselors Emily Miller, Ryan Fedele or call (518) 853-4415 x4235. You can also call the financial aid office at Fulton-Montgomery Community College at (518) 736-3622 x8200.