Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund
The Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund has been created for the purpose of providing quick response emergency grants to matriculated students in good standing with short-term financial emergencies to enable them to remain in school, rather than being forced to take a leave of absence or drop out.
Petrie Grant Award Guidelines
Students who demonstrate need and are facing a current unexpected emergency may apply for this grant. Please note that this grant may not be applied to tuition costs. All grants are subject to approval with documentation and verification to support your application. Examples of emergencies to be considered include, but are not limited to:
- Illness or death in the immediate family
- Homelessness due to loss of housing, for student and dependent family members
- Documented theft of books, and other essential academic belongings
- Unexpected medical circumstances
- Emergency transportation and for food needs
- Sudden loss of childcare to cover academic schedule period
- Domestic violence
- Fire or theft
- Temporary job loss
Petrie Foundation Grants will not be given for:
- Full or partial tuition costs
- Previous debts to the College
- Legal representation for a CSI disciplinary proceeding
- Legal representation in a criminal or civil proceeding, including child support
- More than one emergency in the academic year
Eligibility Requirements for the Petrie Foundation Grant:
- Undergraduate students must be matriculated and be in good academic standing
- Graduate students must be matriculated and be in good academic standing
- Students must have a record of good conduct
- Students must have paid tuition to the College of Staten Island
Who reviews the application and determines the award amount?
The Emergency Assistance Committee is comprised of staff members from the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, Financial Aid, and several other student services offices. The Committee will review applications and make their recommendations. The average award is $500. Final approval requires the signature of the Vice President for Student Affairs or designee. A student applicant may be required to speak with any of the above to further assess the merits of the emergency grant request.
Questions may be directed to the Vice President of Student Affairs, 718-982-2335 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please be reminded that this grant may not be applied to tuition costs.
Applications are available at this link.