Educational Opportunity Program

Financial Resources


Financial Aid:

Financial Aid Checklist

How To Presentations/Videos on Financial Aid, Scholarships, borrowing, FAFSA, Verification, etc. 

Keeping Your Aid:

Federal Financial Aid Attendance Requirement

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)

Work Study Jobs:

Federal Work-Study (FWS): Federally funded financial aid employment program for students, which must be earned through part-time employment, as part of their financial aid package.

Download Work Study Application (for EOP office) *

Campus Leadership Positions:  (EOP Recommendation Request Form)


Resident Assistant

Student Union Managers

Student Ambassador


SUNY New Paltz Scholarships are available every spring and are awarded for the upcoming year.

» College Net: Scholarship search and more.

» FastWeb(Scholarship Search): The Internet's largest free scholarship search.

» Hispanic Scholarship Fund: The Hispanic Scholarship Fund awards scholarships based on both merit and financial need.

» Jessica Gonzales Purcell Scholarship: To offset the disparities in higher education that disproportionately affect students of color, our scholarship aims to support an emerging leader as they persist through their higher education studies.

» Masters Degree Scholarships & More: offers multiple scholarship links as well as other resources for Hispanic women and others.  

» LINC-TELACU: The TELACU Scholarship Program helps students realize their dream of a college education by providing scholarships, supplemented by other essential support.

» PATH Scholarship Program: As COVID-19 disrupted the education journey of students globally, the PATH Scholarship was created to help higher education institutions support students experiencing economic hardship. 

» Sallie Mae Fund : Project Access through The Sallie Mae Fund provides information and scholarships for low income and under-represented students.

Other Forms of Support:

Student Crisis Fund: When students encounter unpredictable financial hardship, such as an accident, illness, natural disaster or other unforeseen events, their success as a student is threatened. The Student Crisis Fund responds to our students’ needs in these situations and provide quick response, one-time grants.

Familes of New Paltz:  Family of Woodstock, Inc. is a network of individuals, paid and volunteer, whose mission is to provide confidential and fully accessible crisis intervention, information, prevention, and support services to address the needs of individuals and families. The scope of the agency’s vision allows us to bring to bear resources to address a broad spectrum of human problems. 

Foster Youth College Success Initiavie FYCSI:  An eligible student includes any student—including undocumented youth—who is currently a resident of New York State and who is an orphan or spent time in foster care at any time after his or her 13th birthday.  Please speak with your Advisor if you meet the eligibility guidelines. 

EOP Graduate Tuition Scholarship: The graduate tuition scholarship will provide students with financial support to cover tuition and costs at a participating SUNY graduate and professional school where they qualify for admission.