Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund

NYU Tandon School of Engineering received the Caroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund to provide quick-response emergency grants to matriculated students in good academic standing who are facing a short-term financial emergency. The goal of the fund is to help students remain in school without interruption and successfully complete their degree requirements. 

Examples of QUALIFIED EMERGENCIES include:

  • Homelessness or sudden loss of housing
  • Fire in living quarters
  • Temporary loss of job or income
  • Theft of computer, books, clothing or other essential belonging
  • Medical/Dental emergencies
  • Food or transportation needs
  • Travel expenses due to illness/death in immediate
  • Overdue utility bills/turn off-notice
  • Transportation card
  • Loss of childcare
  • Victims of Domestic Violence
  • Other (you may give an explanation of your emergency) 


The grant is NOT intended to cover:

  • Previous college tuition debt/expenses
  • Current full or partial tuition and University fees
  • Legal representation/attorney fees in a criminal proceeding or NYU disciplinary proceeding

Application Instructions

  • Complete and submit the online application form. The information submitted will be used to determine your eligibility for emergency assistance.
  • Submit supporting documents

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  • Students will be notified of a decision after two business days.
  • Please be aware that this emergency assistance fund is a one-time award per emergency.