Student Emergency Fund
Don't let a financial emergency derail your academic plans.
Grant funding is available to help you through an unforeseen crisis. It may provide the support you need to stay in school.
WHAT kinds of emergencies are considered?
Homelessness or threat of eviction; a medical or dental emergency; domestic violence; theft; and disruptions to transportation or child care are some examples of emergency situations the Committee will consider. Tuition, fees, and book costs are not eligible expenses.
WHO is eligible to apply?
A SUNY Orange continuing student enrolled in a degree program, registered at least half-time (6 credits), and in good academic standing (GPA 2.0 or above) may apply. First semester students may also apply.
There is a lifetime limit on Student Emergency Fund requests, and students may apply a maximum of one time per academic year (fall to spring). Extenuating circumstances may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
HOW does a student apply?
Complete the online application. All applications must include appropriate documentation.
The Student Emergency Fund is made possible by the generous financial support of many wonderful donors, the SUNY Orange Foundation, the United Way of Orange and Dutchess Counties, and the SUNY Orange Student Government.