Hurricane Harvey Emergency Grant Request

What is a Hurricane Harvey emergency? What is a legitimate expense?

A Hurricane Harvey emergency is an unexpected event or circumstance that occurred due to Hurricane Harvey that could lead to decreased student performance, cause a loss of momentum toward academic success, affect a student's ability to complete their education, and/or cause an unforeseen expense. Expense examples include, but are not limited to, costs related to loss of transportation, housing, emergency medical care, wages lost due to business closing or inability to access work, damaged text books, home repair materials, and supplies.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must be currently enrolled.
  • The student must have exhausted all other financial resources.
  • The student will be required to provide documentation of the emergency and expenses.
  • Funding can only be requested for an emergency caused by extenuating circumstances beyond the student's control.
  • The emergency must not have been cause by the student’s own negligence, lack of planning or money mismanagement.



Important Information
  • Requests for funds can NOT exceed $500.
  • The Dean of Student Services or designated appointee will review the application and assist the student in providing additional information if needed.
  • The Harvey Emergency Grant Committees will review the Application regarding approval and specific funding.
  • Most sources of funds are typically available within one (1) business day from the date of approval.
  • Most sources of funds will be cancelled if not received within ten (10) business days.
  • Once a student has been approved, he or she may refuse the funds any time prior to disbursement.
  • Only the student's financial aid award information is referenced.
  • ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH THIS FORM. FAILURE TO SUBMIT PROPER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION COULD DELAY OR DISQUALIFY ELIGIBILITY FOR THIS GRANT.



 
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