Aid for Part Time Study (APTS)

APTS is a New York State funded grant program to assist part time students. The eligibility criteria parallels the eligibility criteria used by the TAP program. APTS recipients are required to enroll for at least three (3), but less than twelve (12) credits. Additionally, students must not have exhausted their existing TAP awards. APTS award are subject to change based on funding.

To apply for APTS, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), a NYS TAP application, as well as the CUNY Supplement Form located in the Student Center on CUNYfirst. All applications must be completed by the established deadline to be considered for the APTS award. The deadline for the Fall terms is the 2nd week of September, and the deadline for the Spring terms is the 2nd week of February.

For further information on APTS, kindly contact the DegreeWorks/FACTS Support Center, via email at