Grants are monies that do not need to be repaid and are awarded based on financial eligibility. Finger Lakes Community College participates in the following grant programs.
The federal government provides grant funds for students attending FLCC. The major federal grant programs at FLCC are the Pell and Supplemental Educational Opportunity (SEOG) grants.
- Awarded to undergraduate students with exceptional financial need
- Lifetime eligibility is limited to 12 semesters or the equivalent
- Must file the FAFSA to determine eligibility
- Must be eligible for a Pell Grant to be considered
- Students taking 3 credits or more in their degree program and completed the FAFSA by March 15 are given first consideration
- Funds are limited
Additional information on federal grant aid can be found at studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships.
New York State Grants
New York offers grants for full-time and part-time students attending a NYS college. For more information on these programs, see our New York State Aid web page.
Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
The Educational Opportunity Program Fund (EOP) is financial assistance available to students who are determined eligible by the FLCC Admissions and Financial Aid Offices. Participation is limited to students who are New York State residents and both economically and educationally disadvantaged. Learn more about this program at www.flcc.edu/eop/.
State Programs (Non-NYS Residents)
Out-of-state residents are encouraged to apply for any available grants from the state they reside in. View state contacts at www2.ed.gov/about/contacts/state/.