Dash Emergency Fund

The Dash Emergency Fund is not an academic scholarship. This emergency fund will pay vendors on behalf of qualified students to assist with emergency needs beyond academics that will assist the student in reaching academic completion and retention. This is a one-time only grant with a maximum award amount of $500.

The Dash Emergency Fund, a grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation, is designed to help prevent students with significant financial need from dropping out of college when faced with unexpected expenses, such as a car repair or medical bill. Students apply directly to the College and expenses are paid within 48 hours of the approved application.

To be eligible you be must be Federal Pell Grant eligible in the current term.

Students interested in applying can contact Elizabeth Inkinen-Juergensen at ejuergensen@starkstate.edu.


Note: Funds are limited and applications will be processed on a first come, first served basis while funds last.