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Emergency funds

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Emergency Lamplighter Fund

The SSC Emergency Lamplighter 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 up to $500.

The SSC Emergency Lamplighter Fund 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, past-due utilities or a medical bill.

To be eligible you must have filed FAFSA, be in good standing and have completed at least one full semester successfully.

Students interested in applying can contact Elizabeth Inkinen-Schehl at eschehl@starkstate.edu for additional details.

Use the application button to apply.

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

Margaret Smith Emergency Endowed Fund

The Margaret Smith Emergency Endowed Fund is an award that must be related to an academic need.  This emergency fund will pay vendors on behalf of qualified students to assist with emergency needs that are related to a successful academic outcome assisting the student in reaching academic completion and retention.  This is a one-time only grant with a maximum award amount up to $500.

The Margaret Smith Emergency Endowed Fund is designed to help students with significant financial need in achieving academic and career related success.

To be eligible you must have filed FAFSA, be in good standing and have completed at least one full semester successfully.

Students interested in applying can contact Elizabeth Inkinen-Schehl at eschehl@starkstate.edu for additional details.

Use the application button to apply.

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

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