NOTE: Applications will only be processed when college is in session.
UW-Whitewater's emergency aid program provides assistance to students at risk of dropping out of college due to unexpected financial emergencies. This assistance was created to help students stay in college and meet their educational goals, ultimately, securing a better financial future.
|ELIGIBLE EXPENSES INCLUDE:
||INELIGIBLE EXPENSES INCLUDE:
Personal Automobile Expenses
Public Transportation/Bus Pass
Note: If you do not meet one or more of the eligibility requirements below, please contact the Program Administrator via the contact information at the bottom of this page to discuss your situation and options.
Eligible students need to:
Have an EFC (Expected Family Contribution) of $7,000 or less
Provide documentation of the financial emergency
You may receive only one emergency grant through this program of no more than $1,000.
Assistance is granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.
Interested students must create an online account and submit an application. Documents to support your request (bills or estimates, etc.) are required to complete your application. You may upload a FAFSA form to demonstrate EFC, but a FAFSA is not required for this application.
If approved for funding, in most cases payment will be made payable to a third party. Payment type will be determined by the university on a case-by-case basis. Once the application process is complete, award payments will be available within 2 business days in most cases.