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.
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.
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 Career Center)
Your local Career 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 Career Center, 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