Selected Scholarship Programs by Metric Type: Beginning 2014

data.ny.gov | Last Updated 7 Jun 2016

For selected scholarship programs, this dataset shows recipient and eligible applicant counts using a variety of metric categories. Refer to data dictionary for details.

Tags: scholarship, postsecondary schools, education

This dataset has the following 13 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
YearyearnumberAcademic Year is from July 1 through June 30. For scholarship applicants, this is the academic year of first application for the scholarship award. For scholarship recipients, this is the academic year of award.
Processing Snapshot Dateprocessing_snapshot_datecalendar_dateFor scholarship applicants, this is the date of the processing snapshot and data presented will reflect eligibility determinations as of that point in time. For scholarship recipients, this field is blank.
Scholarship Namescholarship_nametextThe name of the scholarship program administered by HESC.
Metric Typemetric_typetextValid values for metric type are “College”, “Gender”, “Income”, and “Region”. Note that income data is generally unavailable for applicants during the early stages of processing. Therefore, the "Income" metric is only present for scholarship recipients.
Metric Valuemetric_valuetextFor Metric Type = “College”, this field is blank. For Metric Type = “Gender”: Male Female n/a = Not available For Metric Type = “Income”: The recipient’s New York State Net Taxable Income category: $ n/a ( > $80K) = Not available, but known to be greater than $80,000 $ 0 to $10,000 $10,001 to $20,000 $20,001 to $30,000 (Additional categories in $10k increments added as needed) For Metric Type = “Region”: The region, as designated by the NYS Department of Labor, where the applicant resides. Capital District: Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, and Washington; Central New York: Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Onondaga, and Oswego; Finger Lakes: Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates; Hudson Valley: Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester; Long Island: Nassau and Suffolk; Mohawk Valley: Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Oneida, Otsego, and Schoharie; New York City: Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, and Richmond; North Country Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence; Southern Tier: Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Delaware, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, and Tompkins; Western New York: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Niagara; n/a: Not available--Region was unable to be determined.
Sector Typesector_typetextUsed for Metric Type = “College” only. Name of Institution used by the Tuition Assistance Program.
TAP Sector Grouptap_sector_grouptextUsed for Metric Type = “College” only. Sector Group of Institution: 1-CUNY SR = CUNY Senior Colleges; 2-CUNY CC = CUNY Community Colleges; 3-SUNY SO = SUNY State Operated; 4-SUNY CC = SUNY Community Colleges; 5-INDEPENDENT = Independent Colleges; 6-BUS. DEGREE = Business Degree Granting Institutions; 7-BUS. NON-DEG = Non-Degree Business Schools; 8-OTHER = All Other Institutions; 9-CHAPTER XXII = Chapter XXII TAP Schools; VOCATIONAL – VET SCHOOLS ONLY = Vocational schools approved for Veteran Tuition Award only.
TAP College Codetap_college_codenumberUsed for Metric Type = “College” only. Name of Institution used by the Tuition Assistance Program.
Federal School Codefederal_school_codenumberUsed for Metric Type = “College” only. Institution code used by the US Department of Education. Note that there is not always a 1-for-1 correspondence between TAP Code and Federal Code. In some situations, there may be more than one TAP Code for a single Federal School Code. A typical example would be separate TAP Codes for undergraduate and graduate levels of study at the same Federal School Code institution.
TAP College Nametap_college_nametextUsed for Metric Type = “College” only. Name of Institution used by the Tuition Assistance Program.
College Region Namecollege_region_nametextUsed for Metric Type = “College” only. The region, as designated by the NYS Department of Labor, where the applicant resides. Capital District: Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, and Washington; Central New York: Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Onondaga, and Oswego; Finger Lakes: Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates; Hudson Valley: Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester; Long Island: Nassau and Suffolk; Mohawk Valley: Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Oneida, Otsego, and Schoharie; New York City: Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, and Richmond; North Country Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence; Southern Tier: Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Delaware, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, and Tompkins; Western New York: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Niagara; n/a: Not available--Region was unable to be determined.
Headcount Typeheadcount_typetextType of headcount is either “Eligible Applicant(s)” or “Recipient(s)”.
HeadcountheadcountnumberFor Headcount Type = “Eligible Applicant(s)”: The number of applicants determined to be eligible for this scholarship program as of the processing snapshot date. For Headcount Type = “Recipient(s)”: The number of recipients as measured by students receiving at least one term award during the academic year.