PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the meeting of the Board of Trustees of Suffolk County Community College, scheduled for February 18, 2016, has been CANCELLED. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that this meeting has been RESCHEDULED for Monday, February 29, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in the Alumni Room of the Brookhaven Gymnasium, Ammerman Campus, 533 College Road, Selden, New York.


Pell Grant

  • Range from $626 to $5,775 each academic year
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Amount of grant based on income, assets, family size, family members in college and enrollment status
  • Available to students taking at least three credits in degree or certificate program
  • For summer study awards are determined on remaining eligibility from the previous fall and spring term
  • There is a lifetime limit of 12 semesters of Pell Grant eligibility
  • Disbursements for Books and Supplies:
    • Students who receive a Pell Grant in excess of tuition and fees may utilize a school credit in the campus book store. If a student does not utilize the school credit a refund will be sent directly to the student. A student can opt out of this credit by notifying the campus Financial Aid Office in writing. 

Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)

  • Annual awards range to $4,570 per year
  • Students must be taking at least 12 credits per semester, except students with disabilities who may receive a prorated award for less than 12 credits
  • Eligibility is determined by the family's New York State Net Taxable Income of the prior year (up to $80,000)
  • Part-time TAP is available to students with disabilities. You must be a New York State resident enrolled for 3-11 credits and meet the criteria for the American with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

  • Awards range from $100 to $2,000 per academic year
  • Students must demonstrate exceptional financial need
  • Generally students must be taking at least six credits per semester

Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS)

  • Awards range from $100 to $1,000 per semester
  • Students must be enrolled for between 3-11 credits, and must take at least one 3-credit college level course 
  • Eligibility is determined by the family's New York State Net Taxable Income for the prior year