NY Flight 3407 Memorial Scholarships

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

June 30, 2020

Awarded By

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation

Award Amount

Flight 3407 Memorial Scholarships provide funds to help meet the cost of attending college. The award covers up to four years of full-time undergraduate study (or five years in an approved five-year bachelor's degree program). Based on the 2015-16 academic year, the maximum total annual award for students living on campus is $22,487; the maximum total annual award for total annual award for commuter students is $15,037. Receipt of other grants and scholarships may reduce the award. The total of all aid received cannot be greater than the student's Title IV cost of attendance.


Approximately 25 awards are given each year.

Additional Information

Flight 3407 Memorial Scholarships provide financial aid to children, spouses and financial dependents of individuals killed as a direct result of the crash of Continental Airlines Flight 3407 in Clarence, New York on February 12, 2009. This program will help families who lost loved ones cover the cost of attending college in New York State. Students must be matriculated in an approved program of study and be in good academic standing and not be in default on a student loan guaranteed by HESC or on any repayment of state awards.

Deadline Info

Applications are available from the New York State Higher Education Service Corporation (HESC) website. To apply, the student must first complete the Flight 3407 Memorial Scholarship Supplement. Be su ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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