FINANCIAL AID SOURCES

  • PELL Grant- (Title IV Aid)

  • Federal Direct Loans (and Parents Plus Loan) (Title IV Aid)

Students must file a Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) to be eligible for Title IV Aid (Federal Pell Grants and Federal Direct Loans). You can file online at www.fafsa.gov. On the FAFSA: Our School Code is 014517. We are considered a Certificate less than 2 year program. Herkimer BOCES LPN Program is not eligible for NYS TAP Grant and we do not have work study positions.

  • Veterans Educational Benefits

  • Clark Foundation Scholarships

  • Herkimer Region College and Career Scholarship Foundation

  • Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (ACESS-VR)

  • Workforce Investment Opportunity Act (WIOA)

  • George Duffy Foundation Scholarship.

You may be eligible for Financial Assistance through many area agencies including Herkimer, Madison and Oneida County Working Solutions, Department of Veterans, and ACCES-VR, formerly known as VESID.

Our financial aid office is located at 77 E. North St., Ilion, NY Phone is 315-867-2210 or email: spontius@herkimer-boces.org

Please be aware that if you are in default of Federal Student Loans, you are no longer eligible for Federal financial aid until the default is resolved.

FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS POLICIES FOR NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS

Incoming Full Time & Part Time

  • Incoming full time students must submit a FAFSA by June 22, 2021. Part time students must file a completed FAFSA by August 20, 2021. Deadline exceptions allowed to these dates only with prior approval of Herkimer BOCES Nursing Coordinator.

  • Students who do not have enough funding (through Grants and Federal Student Loans) to cover all tuition and fees for the semester will have to pay the balance of deficit by the first week of semester classes in order to continue attending classes.

  • Students applying for grants from Working Solutions or any funding source outside of PELL must submit proof of contract and the eligible dollar amount.

  • If attending full time is not financially feasible, please consider attending as a part time student.

  • Part Time Evening students may occur financial charges if FOB is lost or not returned to Herkimer BOCES.

  • Should you decide not to attend Herkimer BOCES Practical Nursing Program, please let us know immediately, so we can offer your seat to another student candidate.

Returning Part Time Students

Returning part time students must submit a complete FAFSA by August 20, 2021. Deadline exceptions allowed to this date only with prior approval of Herkimer BOCES Nursing Coordinator. If a complete FAFSA is not on file in the Financial Aid Office, the student will not be allowed to start when classes begin.

  • Students who do not have enough funding (through Grants and Federal Student Loans) to cover all tuition and fees for the semester will have to pay the balance of deficit by the first week of semester classes in order to continue attending classes.

  • Part Time Evening students may occur financial charges if FOB is lost or not returned to Herkimer BOCES.

  • Students applying for grants from Working Solutions or any funding source outside of PELL must hand in proof of contract and the eligible dollar amount.