Petrie Student Emergency Funds

Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund

The Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund has been awarded to Bronx Community College for the purpose of providing quick-response emergency grants to matriculated students in good academic standing who are facing a short term financial emergency. The goal of the Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund is to help students remain in school.

Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund Guidelines

Emergencies that qualify for a Petrie Grant include

  • Homelessness or sudden loss of housing
  • Fire in living quarters
  • Travel expenses due to illness/death in immediate family
  • Overdue utility bills/turn-off notice
  • Theft of computer, books, clothing or other essential belonging
  • Medical/Dental emergencies
  • Food or transportation needs
  • Temporary loss of job or income
  • Transportation card
  • Loss of childcare
  • Victims of Domestic Violence
  • Other (you may give an explanation of your emergency in personal statement)

Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund aid will NOT be awarded

  • To cover previous college debts
  • To pay for full or partial tuition or college fees
  • To pay for legal representation in a criminal proceeding or Bronx Community College disciplinary proceeding

Eligibility Requirements

The applicant must:

  • be a matriculated student in good academic standing
  • have a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • complete and submit the Student Emergency Grant Application
  • submit documentation to support his/her emergency

Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund Application Instructions:

  • Download and complete the Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund Application Form PDF Icon
  • Attach your supporting documentation to the Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund Application Form
  • Return your completed Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund Application Form, and any supporting documents to the Office of Student Engagement and Success located in Roscoe Brown Student Center [BC], Room 302
  • Once your completed application has been submitted, you will be contacted for a brief consultation. Individual grants will be awarded within 72 hours of us receiving your application.

For additional information please contact Ms. Yvonne Erazo-Davila
Office of Student Engagement and Success, Roscoe Brown Student Center [RC], Room 302 at 718.289.5194
 

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