Financial Aid

To apply for Federal Financial Aid (PELL grant) go to FAFSA.ed.gov. Our school code for Pell is 011208.

IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT ALL INFORMATION ON YOUR FAFSA BE COMPLETED CAREFULLY AND ACCURATELY.  MUCH OF YOUR  INFORMATION MAY  HAVE TO BE VERIFIED.

STUDENT’S ADDRESS: YOUR PERMANENT HOME ADDRESS. IF YOU LIVE OUTSIDE OF NY OR IN A FOREIGN COUNTRY, USE THAT ADDRESS ON YOUR FAFSA.

NAME OF HIGH SCHOOL HAS TO BE EXACTLY THE WAY IT IS WRITTEN ON YOUR DIPLOMA.

DEGREE/CERTIFICATE – FOR MOST STUDENTS IS : 1ST BA (NOT TEACHING OR OTHER)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR 2018 MUST MATCH YOUR/YOUR PARENTS’  2018 FEDERAL TAX RETURN 1040.

STUDENT’S EARNINGs – ONLY YOUR EARNINGS FOR CALENDAR YEAR  2018 – JANUARY 1 – DECEMBER 31. YOU MAY  HAVE TO DOCUMENT YOUR EARNINGS WITH A W-2. 

ASSETS PARENT/STUDENT –CASH, CHECKING OR SAVINGS ACCOUNT, VALUE OF INVESTMENTS  TODAY.

IF YOU HAD  MEDICAID, SNAP OR FREE LUNCH IN 2018, PLEASE CHECK YES FOR THOSE QUESTIONS.

You may send a screenshot of your FASFA to zgurevitz@bethrivkah.edu to review for accuracy before you submit it.

NEW YORK STATE AID (TAP)

  • Eligible New York State Residents* can apply for NY STATE TAP GRANT after completing the FAFSA.
  • Use TAP direct link on FAFSA. Our school code for TAP is 8201.
  • TAP ID # – WE HAVE TO GET THAT FOR YOU. PLEASE EMAIL US
  • A NEW YORK STATE REGENTS DIPLOMA or a GED is required.

*US CITIZENS  who do not reside in New York State but have attended a New York State High School for at least 2 years and have earned a New York State RegenTS Diploma, can apply for TAP as “Dreamers”. Please refer to NY State TAP Website for additional information.

Please note: As soon as you hit “Submit” on the FAFSA Website, you will receive an automated response saying, “Congratulations, your FAFSA has been successfully submitted”. That  means that they received your application. The amount of your grant in the email is an estimate.  The Dept. of Education puts the responsibility on the institution to verify and document the information reported. Funds are only disbursed only after the financial and academic files are complete. 

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For assistance in applying for Financial Aid please contact Mrs. Z.Gurevitz: zgurevitz@bethrivkah.edu  or 718-735-0400 ext. 1121.