Excelsior Scholarship Application Open for Spring 2023 Semester
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Excelsior Scholarship Application Open for Spring 2023 Semester

Published: January 02, 2023

Apply now for the NYS Excelsior Scholarship which in combination with other student financial aid programs allows eligible students to attend Jefferson Community College (JCC) and other SUNY/CUNY colleges tuition-free. The deadline to apply is February 9, 2023. 

Spring semester classes at Jefferson Community College begin Monday, January 23 and Monday, March 20 respectively. Classes are held on JCC’s campus in Watertown, online and on Fort Drum. The College offers more than 50 academic programs. Applying to JCC is free.

Students who plan to start college for the fall 2023 semester should not complete this application. The 2023-2024 Excelsior application will open late spring. 

Excelsior scholarship applicants who first enrolled in college prior to 2019 or earlier (2018 or earlier if in an approved five-year program or Opportunity Program) are not eligible to apply.

Questions may be directed to the JCC financial aid/financial services office, Jules Center, Suit 6-010, by calling 315-786-2437 or by emailing financialservices@sunyjefferson.edu

Spring 2023 Semester:

  • Early Session (8-weeks): January 23, 2023 - March 16, 2023
  • Full Semester (15-weeks): January 23, 2023
  • Late Session (8-weeks): March 20, 2023 - May 16, 2023



Story by:

Pamela Dixon

Additional Information:

Public Relations Department, Jefferson Community College, (315) 786-2392, Email Public Relations

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