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District wide - Emergency Laptop Scholarship (LACCD)

Complete this appliation if you are in need of a laptop to continue your studies.




DO - Colton/Field Social Justice Scholarship

To be eligible for this $500 scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

Active student (part-time or full-time) for the Spring 2021 semester
Enrolled at Pierce
Completed minimum of 24 units
minimum GPA 3.0
Preferred
Career goals should be in helping professions including health care, education, social services, or law enforcement
Evidence of campus or community involvement


DO - Edison STEM Scholarship - Southwest

Realize your big dreams in STEM with a scholarship from Southern California Edison.

To be considered for the Edison STEM scholarship you must meet the following minimum requirements.
 
  • Current student at either West Los Angeles College or Los Angeles Southwest College
  • Enrolled in a one of the following STEM majors: 
Business
  • Management Information Systems
 
Computer and Information Services
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
 
Engineering
  • Bioengineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Communication
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Nano Engineering
 
Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
 
  Engineering Technology
  • Computer Engineering Technology
  • Construction Technology
  • Drafting and Design Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Surveying Technology
  • Telecommunication Technology
 
Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Forestry
  • National Resources and Conservation
  • Wildlife and Wilderness Management
 
Physical Sciences
  • Applied Physics
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Geology/Earth Science
  • Geophysics
  • Physics
  • Comprehensive Science
 
 





DO - Edison STEM Scholarship - West

Realize your big dreams in STEM with a scholarship from Southern California Edison.

To be considered for the Edison STEM scholarship you must meet the following minimum requirements.
 
  • Current student at either West Los Angeles College or Los Angeles Southwest College
  • Enrolled in one of the STEM specific major:
Business
  • Management Information Systems
 
Computer and Information Services
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
 
Engineering
  • Bioengineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Communication
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Nano Engineering
 
Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
 
  Engineering Technology
  • Computer Engineering Technology
  • Construction Technology
  • Drafting and Design Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Surveying Technology
  • Telecommunication Technology
 
Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Forestry
  • National Resources and Conservation
  • Wildlife and Wilderness Management
 
Physical Sciences
  • Applied Physics
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Geology/Earth Science
  • Geophysics
  • Physics
  • Comprehensive Science
 
 





DO - Food Insecurities Scholarship - LACCD

This grant application is for LACCD students who food insecurities that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. The Food Insecurity commitee will review application and select award recipients.




DO - General Emergency - Mission

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  




DO - General Emergency - City

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will evaluate applications.




DO - General Emergency - East

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  


DO - General Emergency - Harbor

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each LACCD College will evaluate applicants.




DO - General Emergency - Pierce

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each LACCD College will evalute applications.




DO - General Emergency - Southwest

This grant application is for LACCD promise students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus evaluates applications.




DO - General Emergency - Valley

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will evaluate the applications.




DO - Hotspot - Foundation for the Los Angeles Community Colleges

This scholarship provides a mobile internet hotspot with 4 months of unlimited data. The device is provided through a partnership with human I-T. Funding is provided by Elizabeth Sampson, Kathy Van Ness and The California Emerging Technology Fund.
 




DO - Kaiser Max the VAX

This scholarship is to provide incentives for non-innoculated students to get the COVID 19 vaccine.




DO - Legal Services Grant

This grant is to help pay for legal services for students.




DO - Osher - Southwest

Eligibility and Selection of Osher Scholars 
To be considered for a CCCSE Osher Scholarship, you must go through the application process at your individual college. Students with financial need will receive top priority for scholarships. Criteria may differ between colleges, but general requirements include that you:
  • Have completed 24 or more “degree applicable” semester units (or the equivalent) at the time you receive your distribution. Transfer units from another college may be included in this determination as long as they have been determined to meet your college’s requirements for degree applicable coursework. 
  • Are enrolled at least half time (6 or more units) during all terms in which the award remains active. 
  • Are a California College Promise Grant (formerly Board of Governors Fee Waiver) recipient.
In addition, the following requirements are necessary for an Osher Scholar to remain in good standing: 

Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) at all times, according to your college’s policy. 
Maintain at least half time enrollment status (6 units or more) to qualify for initial and all subsequent payments.
While you must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress to be eligible, academic performance, such as grades or test scores, is not a selection criteria itself.

*ONLY AVAILABLE TO CURRENT LOS ANGELES SOUTHWEST COLLEGE STUDENTS*




DO - Promise Emergency - Southwest

This grant application is for LACCD promise students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  




DO - Promise Emergency - City

This grant application is for LACCD promise students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  




DO - Promise Emergency - East

This grant application is for LACCD promise students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  




DO - Promise Emergency - Trade Tech

This grant application is for LACCD promise students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  




DO - Promise Emergency - Valley

This grant application is for LACCD promise students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  




DO - Promise Emergency West

This grant application is for LACCD promise students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  




DO - Robert R. Sprague Scholarship - Trade Tech

The Robert R. Sprague Foundation, a donor advised fund at the California Community Foundation, has committed $10,000 to award scholarships of $2,000 each to 5 students at Trade Tech College. The scholarships are for students who are pursuing majors in Science, Engineering, Technology and Math (STEM) related fields. 
 




DO - Robert R. Sprague Scholarship - West

The Robert R. Sprague Foundation, a donor advised fund at the California Community Foundation, has committed $10,000 to award scholarships of $2,000 each to 5 students at West L.A. College. The scholarships are for students who are pursuing majors in Science, Engineering, Technology and Math (STEM) related fields. 
 




DO Nursing Persistence Grant - Trade Tech

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that arise during their pursuit of their nursing degree that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Nursing Department Chairs and Directors choose the awardees.  Funding for this grant is provided by Ann and Robert Ronus.


DO Nursing Persistence Grant - Valley

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that arise during their pursuit of their nursing degree that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Nursing Department Chairs and Directors choose the awardees.  Funding for this grant is provided by Ann and Robert Ronus


DO Nursing Persistence Grant - City

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that arise during their pursuit of their nursing degree that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Nursing Department Chairs and Directors choose the awardees.  Funding for this grant is provided by Ann and Robert Ronus.


DO Nursing Persistence Grant - Harbor

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that arise during their pursuit of their nursing degree that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Nursing Department Chairs and Directors choose the awardees.  Funding for this grant is provided by Ann and Robert Ronus.
 




DO Nursing Persistence Grant - Pierce

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that arise during their pursuit of their nursing degree that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Nursing Department Chairs and Directors choose the awardees.  Funding for this grant is provided by Ann and Robert Ronus.




DO Nursing Persistence Grant - Southwest

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that arise during their pursuit of their nursing degree that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Nursing Department Chairs and Directors choose the awardees.  Funding for this grant is provided by Ann and Robert Ronus.




East - Bernard Osher Scholarship Spring 2022

Eligibility and Selection of Osher Scholars 
Students with financial need will receive top priority for scholarships. Criteria may differ between colleges, but general requirements include that you:
  • Have completed 24 or more “degree applicable” semester units (or the equivalent) at the time you receive your distribution. Transfer units from another college may be included in this determination as long as they have been determined to meet your college’s requirements for degree applicable coursework. 
  • Are enrolled at least half time (6 or more units) at ELAC during all terms in which the award remains active. 
  • Are a California College Promise Grant (formerly Board of Governors Fee Waiver) recipient.
  • 2.0 GPA minimum
To support students with the most financial need who have demonstrated success and commitment in their coursework. This is a two-semester award.  This scholarship is awarded in the Spring In order to receive the spring disbursement, the recipient must maintain eligibility. The following requirements are necessary for an Osher Scholar to remain eligible: 

Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) at all times, minimum 2.0 GPA. 
Maintain at least half time enrollment status (6 units or more) at ELAC to qualify for initial and all subsequent payments.
While you must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress to be eligible, academic performance, such as grades or test scores, is not a selection criteria itself.

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• Must have California College Promise Grant (CCPG) in the spring semester.

Awards will be distributed as follows.

•              Full-time (12 or more units per term) = up to $600 per semester (or $1,200 cumulative)
•             Three-quarter-time (9-11.99 units per term) = up to $450 per semester (or $900 cumulative)
•             Half-time (6 – 8.99 units per term) = up to $300 per semester (or $600 cumulative)

*Only available to East Los Angeles College students.*




East- Food Assistance

This application is for East Los Angeles College students who face food insecurities that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. 

Criteria
All applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Be actively enrolled at ELAC during the application term and at the time of awarding.
  • Have designated ELAC as their home school.

Awarding
The applications will be reviewed by a committee.  The committee will make the decision to either approve or deny a request and on the amounts granted based on specific factors.  These factors include, but are not limited to:
  • The number of requests received compared to the funds available.
  • The nature and urgency of the student's emergency
  • The specific and immediate impact the emergency may have on the student's living and academic circumstances.
 
Awarded applicants will be notified by email. Please check your LACCD student email and LACCD student portal. Award information will be sent from ELAC Student Services (studentservices@elac.edu).




East-HEERF II- Emergency Assistance Summer 2021

This application is for the East Los Angeles College HEERF II Emergency Fund and is intended to assist those experiencing financial hardship due to unforeseen/unexpected/urgent events related to COVID-19. This application is open to all students currently enrolled at ELAC who meet the eligibility requirements below. 
 
To be eligible for the HEERF II Emergency Fund, applicants must:
  • Be actively enrolled at ELAC during the application term and at the time of disbursement.
  • Have designated ELAC as their home school.
  • Have not received HEERF II funding from any other institution.
 
Priority will be given to students in the following order:
  1. Students who have not received HEERF II funding.
  2. Pell Grant eligible
  3. Students who self-identify as homeless or foster youth.
  4. Demonstrate an exceptional financial need due to COVID-19 such as:

Awarding criteria
The applications will be reviewed by a committee.  The committee will make the decision to either approve or deny a request and on the amounts granted based on specific factors.  These factors include, but are not limited to:
 
  • The number of requests received compared to the funds available.
  • The nature and urgency of the student's emergency
  • The specific and immediate impact the emergency may have on the student's living and academic circumstances.
  • Other resources or support available to the student.
  • The student's current financial standing



James L. Lega Veterans Scholarship

This scholarship is to assist veterans who are career minded and is available to students who have served  in active duty.


Mission Bernard Osher Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the Bernard Osher Foundation. The funds are administered through the The Foundation for California Colletges. 


Nursing NCLEX Grant - City

The Nursing NCLEX Grant was established to inspire and assist nursing students from the Los Angeles Community College District to prepare for and take the NCLEX exam.




Nursing NCLEX Grant - East

The Nursing NCLEX Grant was established to inspire and assist nursing students from the Los Angeles Community College District to prepare for and take the NCLEX exam.




Nursing NCLEX Grant - Harbor

The  Nursing NCLEX Grant was established to inspire and assist nursing students from the Los Angeles Community College District to prepare for and take the NCLEX exam.




Nursing NCLEX Grant - Pierce

The Nursing NCLEX Grant was established to inspire and assist nursing students from the Los Angeles Community College District to prepare for and take the NCLEX exam.




Nursing NCLEX Grant - Southwest

The Nursing NCLEX Grant was established to inspire and assist nursing students from the Los Angeles Community College District to prepare for and take the NCLEX exam.




Nursing NCLEX Grant - Trade Tech

The  Nursing NCLEX Grant was established to inspire and assist nursing students from the Los Angeles Community College District to prepare for and take the NCLEX exam.




Nursing NCLEX Grant - Valley

The Nursing NCLEX Grant was established to inspire and assist nursing students from the Los Angeles Community College District to preare for and take the NCLEX exam.




Pierce - Adelson Educational Fund

Adelson Educational Fund is given through the California Community College Foundation Scholarship.

The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • Minimum semester units completed of 12
  • Currently enrolled full-time (12 units or more)
  • Cumulative grade point average of 2.6 or higher
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • One page essay to address “How do you see Los Angeles Pierce College helping you achieve your career goals?”



Pierce - College Counseling Department Financial Assistance Scholarship

This scholarship aims to assist LA Pierce College students who have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

$256 each awarded to 4 students


Pierce - Gerald Fecht Scholarship

This scholarship is to assist academic minded students to help them fulfill their vocational interest.

The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • Major in Computer Science/Information Technology
  • Cumulative grade point average (gpa) of 2.0 or higher
  • Minimum semester units of 12
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • One-page essay describing why you want to receive the scholarship and your ultimate goals.



Pierce - Gold's Inspiration Scholarship

This scholarship is to assist students who have had significant life challenges (struggled with alcoholism/substance abuse and are in recovery) yet recovered from such.

The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • Must have completed two 6 unit consecutive semesters or one semester of 12 units
  • Cumulative grade point average (gpa) of 3.0 or higher
  • One-page minimum essay describing what it was like while you were in addiction and what is like now that you are in recovery.  What is your motivation to continue your education?  Also briefly state what your educational plans are for the future.



Pierce - Grady Talbot Veterans Scholarship

This scholarship is to assist veterans who are career minded and is available to students who have served  in active duty.

The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • Must be a veteran
  • Cumulative grade point average (gpa) of 2.0 or higher
  • Must have recently completed two (s) consecutive semesters at Los Angeles Pierce College of at least six (6) units each semester
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • One-page essay describing why you want to receive the scholarship and your ultimate goals



Pierce - Ken Weiser Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • Enrolled full-time (12 units or more)
  • Major in Math, Engineering, or Arts
  • Cumulative grade point average (gpa) of 3.0 or higher
  • Must be involved in the community
  • One-page essay describing why you want to receive the scholarship, your goals and accomplishments, and your educational plans for the future.



Pierce - Krost CPAs/KBKG Umoja Scholars Scholarship Fund


The scholarship is for students who are actively and objectively pursuing the AA Degree, in one of the following disciplines:
  • Accounting/Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Science & Technology
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics

The candidate should be able to express the specific need for support, interest in a career with an organization or business similar to Krost CPAs/KBKG, and be amenable to engaging with the firm directly, having joint follow-up conversations with Pierce/Umoja and managers/HR of Krost CPAs/KBKG that might be assigned to serve in a mentor-mentee context.

The candiate should be interested in/available for internships and mentorships.

Krost CPAs/KBKG Umoja Scholars Scholarship Fund:  $5,000 per eligible student.  There will be a total of three (3) LA Pierce Umoja Scholarships per academic year.



Pierce - Larry Horn Memorial Scholarship

Presented by Lois Horn, Alison Horn, and Dr. Melanie Horn-Mallers.  The Larry Horn Memorial Scholarship is funded by the family and friends of Dr. Larry Horn to honor his memory and legacy as a professor at Los Angeles Pierce College.  Dr. Horn believed that all students deserve a second chance through education.  The scholarship is to help students who have overcome challenges or barriers in their personal lives and who have demonstrated a commitment to furthering their career goals.  


Pierce - Marilyn and Stewart Robb Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • Must be a Political Science major
  • Must have taken (or be currently enrolled) in a minimum of one Political Science course at LA Pierce College
  • One-page minimum single-spaced essay entitled “What does the insurrection of January 6, 2021 say about the future of democracy in the United States?”
  • Letter of Recommendation from a Los Angeles Pierce College faculty member
  • Unofficial college transcript(s)



Pierce - Reseda Women's Club

Three scholarships are available: 
  • Two $500 scholarships for students who have earned between 15 and 30 units. 
  • One $1,000 scholarship to a student who is graduating at the end of spring 2020, will be transferring to a four-year college or university, and will be a continuing students in a Science area.
The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • Must be currently enrolled at Los Angeles Pierce College
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Major in one of the following science areas:  Life Science, Physical Science, or Animal Science
  • One page essay describing your short and long-term educational goals, financial need, and why you have selected the specific area of science to major in.
  • Cumulative grade point average (gpa) of 2.5 or higher



Pierce - Single Parent Journey Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to support single parents in their academic journey.

The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • Must be a single parent
  • Currently enrolled at Los Angeles Pierce College
  • Recommendation letter from a Los Angeles Pierce College faculty member
  • One page essay describing your educational journey as a single parent, future goals, and what this scholarship will mean for you and your family



Pierce - Spanish American Institute (SAI) Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students who are residents of Southern California between San Diego and San Luis Obispo and who identify themselves with the Latino culture, or support/advocate for those of Latino descent.

The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • One-page essay describing your background, interests, goals and why you are applying for this scholarship.  Also indicate how you identify with the Latino culture or the way you support and advocate for those of Latino descent.
  • You must be willing to interact with SAI and grant permission to publish award ceremony photos on SAI website.



Pierce - West Hills Auxiliary Medical Scholarship

This scholarship is to assist currently enrolled students who upon graduation are planning to transfer to a four-year university.

The scholarship criteria and requirements are:
  • Cumulative grade point average (gpa) of 2.5 or higher
  • Minimum semester units of 12
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • One-page essay describing why you want to receive the scholarship and your ultimate goals



Pierce CARES Emergency Fund

This application is for the LA Pierce College CARES Emergency Fund and this fund seeks to provide immediate financial assistance of up to $1,000 (annual maximum) for studens who encounter temporary financial hardship due to unforeseen/unexpected/urgent events related to COVID-19.

To be eligible for the CARES Emergency Fund, applicants must:
  • Be enrolled at LA Pierce College for the fall 2020 semester.
  • Experiencing unexpected financial hardship resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak.  Must provide documentation of financial hardship.





Valley - Ageton-Pittenger Perpetual Scholarship

The Ageton-Pittenger Perpetual Scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Aura-Lee Ageton Pitttenger, longtime LAVC Economics professor and department chair.  Dr. Pittenger, with the support of her husband, James Hobbs Pittenger, was instrumental in building a robust scholarship program at LAVC enlisting involvement from academia, industry and the community. This scholarship specifically recognizes academic achievement. Up to 6 $1500 scholarships will be awarded.






West - Anna Chiang Computer Info. Tech. Scholarship

This scholarship is for West Los Angeles College students enrolled in Computer Science or Information Technology classes.


West - Bernard Osher Scholarship

Eligibility and Selection of Osher Scholars 
Students with financial need will receive top priority for scholarships. Criteria may differ between colleges, but general requirements include that you:
  • Have completed 24 or more “degree applicable” semester units (or the equivalent) at the time you receive your distribution. Transfer units from another college may be included in this determination as long as they have been determined to meet your college’s requirements for degree applicable coursework. 
  • Are enrolled at least half time (6 or more units) during all terms in which the award remains active. 
  • Are a California College Promise Grant (formerly Board of Governors Fee Waiver) recipient.
In addition, the following requirements are necessary for an Osher Scholar to remain in good standing: 

Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) at all times, minimum 2.0 GPA. 
Maintain at least half time enrollment status (6 units or more) to qualify for initial and all subsequent payments.
While you must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress to be eligible, academic performance, such as grades or test scores, is not a selection criteria itself.

*Only available to West Los Angeles College students.*




West - General Emergency Fund Scholarship

This grant application is for LACCD students who have extraordinary circumstances and needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. A Single Point of Contact at each campus will choose the awardees.  




WLAC - Emergency Scholarship (HEERF II)

This application is for the West Los Angeles College (WLAC) HEERF II Emergency Fund and is intended to assist those experiencing financial hardship due to unforeseen/unexpected/urgent events related to COVID-19. This application is open to all students currently enrolled at WLAC who meet the eligibility requirements below. 
 
To be eligible for the HEERF II Emergency Fund, applicants must:

  • Be actively enrolled at WLAC during the application term and at time of disbursement.
  • Have designated WLAC as their home school.
  • Have not received HEERF II funding from any other institution.

 
Priority will be given to students in the following order:

 

  1. Students who have not received HEERF II funding.

 

  1. Pell Grant eligible:
    • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen with a valid Social Security number
    • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
    • Be enrolled in an eligible and participating degree-granting program as an undergraduate student.
    • Not have received an undergraduate, professional, or graduate degree already.
    • Not be incarcerated for a non-forcible or forcible sexual offense.
    • Be enrolled with the Selective Service if you are a male between the ages of 18 and 22.
    • Not be in default on federal student loans.
  1. Students who self-identify as homeless or foster youth.
  1. Demonstrate an exceptional financial need due to COVID-19 such as:
    • Tuition/College Fees
    • Technology
    • Health/Mental Health Care
    • Food Assistance
    • Housing Assistance
    • Child Care Assistance
    • Other educational-related expenses as a result of the coronavirus pandemic


Awarding criteria
The applications will be reviewed by a committee.  The committee will make the decision to either approve or deny a request and on the amounts granted based on specific factors.  These factors include, but are not limited to:

  • The number of requests received compared to the funds available.
  • The nature and urgency of the student's emergency
  • The specific and immediate impact the emergency may have on the student's living and academic circumstances.
  • Other resources or support available to the student.
  • The student's current financial standing