Last day to apply for Excelsior Scholarship

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Here’s an important deadline you need to know about — Friday is the last day to apply for an Excelsior Scholarship.

The free college assistance program covers the balance of New York State college or university tuition for full-time in-state students from families earning $100,000 or less.

State officials say about 75,000 people have applied so far.

MORE | Learn more about the scholarship here.

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