Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

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 currently enrolled students remain in school without interruption and successfully complete their degree requirements. The grant is NOT intended to address ongoing financial hardship nor is it intended to serve as a substitute for a larger financial aid package. For ongoing financial concerns, please speak to a Financial Aid counselor.

Examples of QUALIFIED EMERGENCIES include:

    • 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
    • Short term food or transportation needs
    • Travel expenses due to illness/death in immediate family
    • 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
    • Conference attendance (registration, travel, hotel, and dining expenses)
    • Ongoing or general financial hardship
    • Requests in advance for future semesters.

    Application Instructions

               Apply Online

    • Complete and submit the online application form. The information submitted will be used to determine your eligibility for emergency assistance.
    • Submit supporting documents. Please note: it will be difficult for an emergency grant application to be reviewed without sufficient supporting documentation.

    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. Awards will be issued by direct deposit (preferred) or by check to your student mailing address in Albert. Students must be enrolled in direct deposit on eSuite in order to receive the funds by direct deposit.