EOP provides financial aid and other services to state residents who are deemed likely to succeed in college but face a variety of disadvantages with respect to family income and academic preparedness. Eligibility is determined according to state guidelines. More information about EOP at Maritime College is available here.


The NYS STEM Incentive Program provides a full SUNY tuition scholarship for the top 10 percent of students in each New York State high school if they pursue a STEM degree (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) in an associates or bachelor degree program. Students must agree to work in a STEM field in New York State for 5 years after graduation. For more information, visit STEM Incentive Program.

IMPORTANT- All award monies received shall convert to a 10-year student loan plus interest for recipients who fail to meet the statutory, regulatory, contractual, administrative or other requirements of this program.


APTS is a New York State tuition assistance program for matriculated undergraduate students enrolled 3 to 11 credits per semester. Eligibility is based on student and family income. Applicants will need to complete and submit the APTS application with a signed copy of their prior year New York State tax return.