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New York State DREAM Act

The Senator José Peralta New York State DREAM Act gives undocumented and other students access to New York State‐administered grants and scholarships that support their higher education costs. If you complete the DREAM Act application and fit into their eligibility requirements to be approved then it will allow you to then apply for NYS grant awards: TAP and Excelsior.

Apply for the NYS DREAM ACT

Guide to completing the DREAM Act application (PDF).

Please check with New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) at (888) 697-4372 for the DREAM Act application deadline.

Please be sure to complete the 2023-2024 TAP and Excelsior applications.