Beth Rivkah Division of Higher Learning
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: Must be exactly the way it is written on your diploma.
DEGREE/CERTIFICATE: For most students is 1st BA (not teaching or other).
FINANCIAL INFORMATION: Must match your parents' 2019 federal tax return 1040.
STUDENT’S EARNINGS: Only your earnings for calendar year 2019, 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 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 # – Please email us for the number
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 disbursed only after the financial and academic files are complete.
For assistance in applying for Financial Aid please contact Mrs. Z.Gurevitz: or 718-735-0400 ext. 1121.