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Continuing Students can apply now for Binghamton University scholarships

Attention full-time students with a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher who plan to return full-time to Binghamton University for fall 2018 and spring 2019: You may be eligible to apply for a Binghamton University scholarship being offered for the 2018-19 academic year! The deadline to apply is Tuesday, April 24, 2018.


2018-19 Excelsior Scholarship application

  • The 2018-19 NYS Excelsior Scholarship application is now available on the NYS Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) webpage.  The application deadline is July 23, 2018.
  • Current Excelsior Scholarship recipients do not need to complete a new Excelsior application.  However, a NYS Student Aid Payment Application must be submitted every year thereafter.
  • Applicants must have a combined federal adjusted gross income of $110,000 or less.  For additional eligibility guidelines, click here.

2018-19 FAFSA filing news

  • FAFSA filing news! The 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available. To complete the application, please go to
  • Students/parents will report 2016 tax information on the 2018-2019 FAFSA. 

2018-19 Recommended FAFSA filing dates

  • New students: file your FAFSA by January 1 to ensure the best offer of financial aid. To complete your FAFSA, please go to
  • Returning students: file your FAFSA by March 1 to ensure the best offer of financial aid.
  • Graduate students:  Financial Aid Award offers will be available beginning early July.  A FAFSA must be on file to ensure timely notification of an award offer.   

Last Updated: 4/2/18