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.
The applicant must:
- be a matriculated student in good academic standing.
- complete and submit the Student Emergency Grant Application.
- submit documentation to support his/her emergency.
Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund Application Instructions:
- Type your statement of need (explain the emergency in detail, include the monetary amount requested) Email the statement to Bcc.firstname.lastname@example.org
- Complete the ARC Intake form ARC INTAKE FORM
- Submit the Petrie application and upload supporting documents through the following link Petrie Application (For a list of the required documents please the link Petrie Supporting Document Checklist)
- Once your completed application, intake form, and typed statement have been received you will be contacted for a brief consultation. Individual grants will be awarded when a completed application has been received and approved by the Petrie Committee. Applications are approved on a first-come, first-served basis.
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 the immediate family.
- Overdue utility bills/turn-off notice.
- Theft of computers, 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 the personal statement).
Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund aid will NOT be awarded
- To cover previous college debts.
- To cover credit card debt.
- To cover cable/cellphone bills
- 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.