NY Military Service Recognition Scholarship (MSRS) - Military Members

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

June 30

Awarded By

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation

Award Amount

Based on the 2013-14 academic year, the maximum total annual award for students living on campus is $21,250; the maximum total annual award for total annual award for commuter students is $14,120. The award covers up to four years of full-time undergraduate study (or five years in an approved five-year bachelor's degree program). Receipt of other grants and scholarships may reduce the MSRS award. The total of all aid received cannot be greater than the student's Title IV cost of attendance.


Approximately 20 awards offered annually.

Additional Information

The Military Service Recognition Scholarship (MSRS) provides financial aid to children, spouses and financial dependents of members of the armed forces of the United States or state organized militia who, at any time on or after Aug. 2, 1990, while New York State residents, died or is severely and permanently disabled while engaged in hostilities or training for hostilities. Eligible 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 online from the New York State Higher Education Service Corporation (HESC) website. To apply, the student must first complete the Military Service Recognition Scholarship We ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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