Scholarships for Academic Excellence Program

The Scholarship for Academic Excellence Program awards scholarships of up to $1,500 a year for up to five years to outstanding high school graduates who intend to enroll in a college or university in New York State. At least 8,000 are given every year, 2,000 scholarships for $1,500 a year and 6,000 scholarships for $500 a year. The scholarships are awarded based on grades on Regents exams.

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BUDGET

2014-15: $11.47 million

2015-16: $12.15 million

2016-17: $12.30 million