Financial Aid & Scholarships

Student Financial Services is a combined Financial Aid and Student Accounts office dedicated to helping students and families in the pursuit of their educational goals.  We understand that higher education is an investment in your future and we are here to assist you and provide resources each step of the way.

Connect with us!

Have questions about your financial aid, semester bill or need to submit documentation? SFS is available to assist you and answer your questions. Check out the various ways of getting in touch by visiting our Connect with SFS web page. 


New Student Financial Aid Packets

New students that have been accepted for Fall 2024 and have completed the 2024-2025 FAFSA will start to receive their financial aid packets in the mail and via their SUNY Delhi email by the end of April.  Students can still apply for financial aid by starting with the FAFSA application at

NYS Excelsior Scholarship

The Fall 2024 Excelsior Scholarship application will be open for new applicants from 5/23/2024 - 8/31/2024.  New Excelsior Scholarship applicants are encouraged to complete the 2024-2025 FAFSA & NYS Student Aid Payment Application, along with a separate NYS Excelsior Scholarship application, when available. This application is for students looking to receive a first-time award for the Fall 2024 term. Current Excelsior Scholarship recipients do not need to re-apply for the scholarship each year, but must maintain academic eligibility and complete the FAFSA and TAP applications. 

SUNY Delhi Campus Based Scholarship Application

The Campus Based Scholarship Application is now open and all new and returning students are encourages to apply!  

SUNY Foster Youth College Success Initiative (FYCSI)

The FYCSI program provides financial aid support to eligible recipients.  All students - regardless of immigration status - are eligible to access funding and resources through FYCSI if they are determined eligible.  Check out the SUNY FYCSI website for eligibility criteria and if you believe you may be eligible, submit the Consent form to Student Financial Services using our Secure Upload Link.

Student Loan Payments Resume

Because of legislation passed by Congress, the student loan payment pause is ending. Interest resumes on Sept. 1, 2023 and payments are due in October 2023. Click here for more information.

Federal Student Aid (FSA) has released a 30 minute video for Repayment 101 to help you prepare to payments that are resuming in October.  

With all the recent news about repaying student loans, scams are at an all-time high.​ Protect yourself from scammers by checking out the Play it Safe video posted by the Department of Education:

Part-Time Aid Options 

Studying part-time? Financial aid grants are available for eligible part-time students!  Check out our Grants web page for more information about the Federal Pell Grant, Part-Time TAP and the Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS) program.

SUNY Tuition Refund Policy

Students who withdraw from college or drop individual classes may incur liability, based on the date of withdrawal for full semester (15 week) classes. If you are considering withdrawing from college, or may drop individual classes, the full SUNY Delhi refund policy, including housing/meal plan refunds, and deadlines can be found on our Withdrawal from College web page.

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