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What’s next for Excelsior Scholarship in New York? Can the state afford free tuition?

What is next for the Excelsior Scholarship in New York?

The scholarship was launched in 2017, and helps students who come from families thta make less than $125,000 go to college tuition free.


The deadline for new applications in August 31st. However, some lawmakers are asking whether the state will have enough money to welcome them into the program.

Some have asked whether those who already receive the benefit will be prioritized over new ones, if there is a shortfall in revenue to pay for it.

Finger Lakes Partners (Billboard)

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