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.

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.
  • 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 Single Stop Office located in Loew Hall [LO], Room 125.
  • 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.

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 belongings.
  • 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.

Contact Us

Office Hours

Monday – Friday
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Location: Loew Hall [LO], Room 125

Lorraine Diaz
Administrator
718-289-5840

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