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Applying to The Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP

Steps to be completed to apply to The Higher Education Opportunity Program at Nazareth College: Students apply for HEOP by completing the college application  for admission.  The application is located here: www.commonapp.org/Login.  They should indicate on the application their interest in being considered for HEOP.  It is important that students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) early to enable the College to determine their economic eligibility for HEOP.  Keep a copy for your records!


Each application is reviewed thoroughly by the Office of Admissions and a recommendation is made by the HEOP Department.  Students who meet the educational and economic qualifications are then required to send economic information and have a personal interview during one of our HEOP/Excel Information Days.

 

Complete and submit an application to the College with all requested information including: official copy of high school transcript and 1 letter of recommendation.  this information is to be submitted to:

 

Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Nazareth College

4245 East Avenue

Rochester, NY 14618

 

Once the application process is underway, the HEOP office will need to gather additional information to include:

Income Verification

A.  A copy of your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA);

B. Signed copy of parent current tax year Federal Income Tax form(s); and/or

C. Letter from Social Security Administration indicating funding received for each household member in the current tax year, if applicable; or

D. Letter of benefits statement from Department of Social Services indicating funding received in the current tax year, if applicable.  To be acceptable, this letter must be on department letterhead and must include: 1. The name of the student, and 2. The current year of social service funding received in the document.

This information is to be submitted to:

The Higher Education Opportunity Program

Nazareth College

4245 East Avenue

Rochester, NY 14618

1-800-462-3944 (ext. 2511)

 

The Higher Education Opportunity Program will contact you to set up an interview date.

Please understand that any offer of admission to the HEOP program is contingent upon the successful completion of your senior year studies and receipt of your official, final high school transcript; and on the New York State Legislature's approval of the current year budget for HEOP programs.
 

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If you have any questions about HEOP please contact the HEOP/Excel Department at:
(585) 389-2513 or 1-800-462-3944 - Fax (585) 389-2514
heopexcel@naz.edu
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