The following information includes potential funding resources and sponsoring agencies for continued education. Your eligibility may differ depending on the program or training you are interested in. It is your responsibility to research these options because BOCES cannot determine your eligibility.
Federal Student Aid (for Practical Nursing students only)
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Find additional information on how to fund your education. Learn about various federal student aid programs and how to apply.
New York State Aid (for Practical Nursing students only)
Explore grants, scholarships, and loan opportunities.
FinAid (for Practical Nursing students only)
The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid includes resources to help you navigate the financial aid process.
GI Bill - (can be used for Daytime CTE students and/or Practical Nursing students)
The Home for all educational benefits provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Also see The Military Corner, which provides up-to-date information for those who currently serve or have served in the military and are interested in obtaining grants and scholarships for higher education for themselves or their family members.
ACCESS-VR (can be used for all adult classes)
Formerly known as VESID, this service is only for individuals with disabilities. Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) offers access to a full range of employment and independent living services that may be needed by persons with disabilities through their lives. Through its administration of vocational rehabilitation and independent living programs, VR coordinates policy and services relating to:
ACCESS-VR Main Office: (518)473-8097
Workforce Investment Act Employment and Training Agency
(also known as a One Stop Center)
Your local One-Stop Center may have funding available to help you train for a new career or upgrade your skills to re-enter the workforce. To find your local One Stop, please click here or call:
Adult Practical Nursing Students – For Financial Aid Questions Please Contact:
Admissions Office: (518) 746-3508
Adult Students Interested in Daytime CTE Programs, please call:
Hudson Falls, Southern Adirondack Education Center: (518)746-3421
Saratoga Springs, F. Donald Myers Education Center: (518)581-3691