Types Of Aid


The government pays billions of dollars each year to help students to go to college, and they often do that in the form of a student grant. A student grant usually goes straight to the college and does not have to be paid back.


Ulster Community College Foundation Scholarships recognize students just like you who strive for and achieve excellence. Each year, over $150,000 is awarded to more than 200 students. These awards enable students to begin or continue their educations at SUNY Ulster, or to further their studies by transferring to four-year scho


Student loans are a serious, long-term commitment. Apply for grants and scholarships first, to keep loan borrowing to a minimum. Students are expected to pay back loans in full, even if they don't graduate. Consider current debt and future borrowing needs when requesting loan applications.

Veterans Benefits

The VA pays monthly benefits to eligible veterans, dependents, reservists, and service members while they are in an approved training program such as college, on-the-job training, and various kinds of technical training.


Income from working part-time can provide students with a source of money while in school. Students can earn $1000 or more working part-time during the academic year. Working can also provide long-term benefits that help careers.





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