Applying for Financial Aid

In order for the financial aid process to be completed by your tuition bill due date, we recommend that you file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by April 15 for those enrolling in the fall semester, or by October 1 for those enrolling in the spring semester. The application process can be lengthy and some funding is limited, so apply early.

How to Apply for Financial Aid at Hudson Valley Community College:

New Students
Returning Students
Transfer Students
Summer Aid

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Aid Programs

Financial aid funding comes primarily from four sources: the federal government, state government, colleges and universities, and private organizations. Descriptions of the aid programs, eligibility requirements, application procedures, and award amounts are summarized on the links below. Additional financial aid resources are available at and at Hudson Valley scholarship information is available at

Students who wish to be considered for financial aid programs administered by Hudson Valley Community College must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually. The FAFSA may be completed online at New York State residents who complete their FAFSA online will also have the opportunity to complete their NYS Student Aid Payment Application in the same session or at

For more information, see the [Loading Financial Aid linkā€¦] section of the College Catalog.

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Grant Programs


Loan Programs