Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund

Please Note: The committee is currently not reviewing applications, but will resume on January 8, 2018.

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.