Petrie Student Emergency Funds

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: 

What is the 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.

Q: 

What are the eligibility requirements for the Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund?

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

Q: 

Do I have to be a full time student in order to qualify for the Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund?

No. The applicant must be a matriculated student at Bronx Community College. A matriculated student is enrolled at the college and pursuing an associate degree.

Q: 

How much is a student awarded?

It depends on the student emergency situation. The Emergency Grant Committee will review each student application to make a determination.

Supporting documentation will be required at the time of submission of the application.

Q: 

Where do I get an application?

The application form may be downloaded online PDF Icon or picked up at the Office of Student Engagement and Success located in Roscoe Brown Student Center [BC], Room 302.

Q: 

Where should I submit my application?

The Student Emergency Grant Application along with all supporting documents must be submitted to the Office of Student Engagement and Success located in Roscoe Brown Student Center [BC], Room 302.

Q: 

What is the process/timeline after a student submits an application?

The student application is reviewed and recommendations will be made by the Emergency Grant Committee. Students will receive notification from the college within 72 hours after submitting the application and supporting documents.

Note: Students may be required to meet with a representative of the Emergency Grant Committee if further information is needed.

 

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