Financial Assistance Resources

SWBOCES recognizes that the financial investment in quality training is a concern for many students. Listed below are possible sources of assistance. If you need more information, call the agencies listed below.

SWBOCES does not qualify or approve individuals for funding by the agencies listed below. These listings are provided for informational purposes only.

Horatio Alger Scholarship Program

Requirements and applications at scholars.horatioalger.org.

Veterans Benefits

If you have served your country in the US Military, contact your local Veteran's Administration Office to find out what benefits you may be entitled to receive.

Sallie Mae

Information on Sallie Mae loans may be found at salliemae.com.

Senior Citizens

Participants 62 years or older are eligible to receive a 10% discount for classes with tuition under $1,000.

Hope Scholarship Credit

The Hope Scholarship Credit is available to eligible participants. Check with your accountant or tax preparer to confirm eligibility. Find more information at : irs.gov/newsroom/american-opportunity-tax-credit-questions-and-answers

 

Career Training Loans

Loans are available for courses costing more than $1,000. Call (914) 592-0849.

Employers / Labor Organizations

Consult your Human Resources Department or union to find out if there are any tuition assistance benefits available.

Payment Plans

Payment Plans are available for students paying out-of-pocket tuition over $1,000.