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Emergency Funding for International Students, See Application Details

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– Emergency Funding for International Students –

The Emergency Funding for International Students is able to assist international students in need of financial assistance. This page will provide you with further information about the fund and how to apply.

Emergency Funding for International Students, See Application Details

However, below are the emergency funding for international students available in different schools

A) International Student Emergency Fund (University at Buffalo)

The Office of International Education and the rest of the UB community want to make sure that international students, no matter where they’re from, get the financial support they need in times of crisis or disaster.

About the Fund

More than 4,500 international students from all over the world attend the University at Buffalo.

The presence of these students on campus and in the classroom contributes to a diverse and inclusive educational experience that benefits all students and helps them prepare for an increasingly global world.

The Office of International Education and the rest of the UB community want to make sure that international students, no matter where they’re from, get the financial support they need in times of crisis or disaster.

The International Student Emergency Fund helps international students who are facing financial difficulties.

Medical emergencies or natural disasters impacting the student or student’s immediate family,

Victim of a crime or accident,

Loss of property or income,

Unanticipated educational expenses (beyond tuition or university fees)

Eligibility Criteria & Application Process

In order to be eligible for this funding a student must:

  1. Must demonstrate financial need as a result of unforeseen circumstances.

  2. All other resources, including emergency loans, must have been considered and are insufficient, unavailable, or not available in a timely manner.

  3. Must be a degree-seeking UB student in good academic standing.

  • Undergraduate definition of good academic standing
  • Graduate definition of good academic standing

4. Must hold and maintain a valid student visa, F-1 or J-1.

  1. Applicants must complete an online application form.

To apply, currently, no supplemental application is needed if you have completed the General Application. You will be automatically considered based on your completed General Application.

Complete the General Application 

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Eligible Expenses

Expenses covered by the emergency fund include (but not limited to):

Utilities

Off-campus rent

Transportation

Food

Medical care

Child care

Award Amount & Deadline

The award amount is based on a review of your application materials. The amount of financial help given is usually not more than $500 (USD) and can only be given once each calendar year.

 Awards are made based on the money available and the quality of the application. Once an application is complete, it is assessed on a rolling basis.

B) International Student Emergency Fund NDSU

Emergency Funding for International Students, See Application Details

The Office of International Student & Study Abroad Services administers the International Student Emergency Fund, which provides emergency aid to NDSU international students.

It usually comes in the form of a one-time award of up to $500.

Award decisions will be made based on each applicant’s individual situation. Amounts awarded are subject to the availability of funds and an applicant may not receive the total amount requested.

In order to be eligible for this funding, you must:

  1. Demonstrate financial need as a result of an unforeseen circumstance

  2. Should be a degree-seeking student in good academic standing

  3. Be enrolled full time

  4. Hold and maintain a valid F-1 or J-1 student visa

  5. Have completed at least 2 semesters of study at NDSU

Please note: this fund CANNOT be used to pay for tuition, fees, or health insurance.

If you meet all of these requirements, please continue with the application by providing the requested information.

Also, if you have questions, contact the Office of International Student & Study Abroad Services at 701-231-7895 or [email protected].

C) International Student Emergency Fund Michigan Tech

Emergency Funding for International Students

This fund was established by alumni and friends of the University to assist international students who may face unexpected hardships as a student. 

These situations can be especially challenging when they are far from home.  This fund was established to provide some relief.

What is Considered to Be a Financial Emergency?

Students affected by COVID-19

The death of an immediate family member

An immediate family member is ill and requires your assistance

An illness that requires immediate medical care and/or medication

A personal injury or accident

Victim of a crime

Other emergency situation (fire, flood, etc.)

Please note: Tuition and Books cannot be covered by this Fund.

What Are the Eligibility Requirements?

Should be an international student

Must be a registered Michigan Tech undergraduate or graduate student at the time the application is submitted (applicant may be a part-time student)

Should be facing an emergency situation (as described above)

Should demonstrate financial need

Must be committed to using funds as designated

What is the Award Amount?

The award amount is based on a review of your application materials by a committee including the dean of students (or the dean’s designee) and a representative from the Financial Aid Office.

The amount of financial assistance awarded typically does not exceed $500.00 and can be awarded only once in a calendar year. 

During the outbreak of COVID-19, other award amounts may be considered on a case by case basis

How Do I Apply?

Complete the request form.

Submit supplemental documents (if you have anything that supports your request).

D) International Student Emergency Fund Gonzago University

Overview 

The International Student Emergency Fund application is available to currently enrolled International Gonzaga students who are experiencing a one-time unexpected financial emergency. 

Eligibility Requirements 

Enrolled full-time

Studying on a F-1 student visa and in full compliance with all F-1 visa regulations

Experiencing an unexpected one-time financial emergency that can be documented

How to Complete this Form 

Access the form at International Student Emergency Fund Application 

Fill in all required information on the first page of the Microsoft form 

Complete explanation section in the space provided on the second page of the Microsoft form

Submit the form

E) International Student Application for Emergency Funding (COVID-19)

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in financial challenges for many members of the IUPUI community. The Office of International Affairs is committed to supporting international students who are facing financial hardship.

You may be eligible for the International Student Emergency Fund if you are struggling with basic essentials like food, accommodation, or technology needed for ongoing study as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The number of awards is limited, and they may come in the form of grants (scholarships), educational loans, or a combination of both.

Be sure to consider other funding opportunities that may be available to you, as well as the wide range of resources on Help Me R.O.A.R. that can help you reduce your overall expenses.

Please read all the information below before submitting your application.

Eligibility Requirements

Provided you are an F-1 or J-1 visa holder who is an IUPUI graduate or undergraduate student, you may apply for grant or loan aid if you meet the following criteria:

Should be able to document unexpected financial challenges as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

This financial need must have developed after starting your academic program. (In other words, you must have had sufficient funding when starting your program, as demonstrated in your financial documentation.)

Must currently enrol in a degree program. (Please note that we are unable to consider students in certificate programs at this time.)

Maintaining legal F-1 or J-1 student visa status and enrolled at least 1/2 time.

Assessed IUPUI tuition at the non-resident student rate.

F) International Student Emergency Fund Stockton University

International Student Emergency Fund Stockton University

If you are experiencing financial impacts due to COVID-19 and needing assistance, you can apply to this International Student Emergency Fund from the Office of Global Engagement.

This fund was established with donations from generous donors and friends of the University and the support of the Stockton Foundation Program. The goal is to provide some supports to our international students during times of emergency.

Eligibility Criteria

This emergency fund is exclusively for international students at Stockton University. The eligibility requirements are listed below:

Must be an international student who has a visa to study in the U.S.

Must be currently enrolled full-time at Stockton

Should be currently residing in the U.S.

Must be maintaining legal visa status in the U.S.

Must be facing an emergency situation

Timeline and Award

The application will be reviewed and approved by the Office of Global Engagement Advisory Board. The applicant will be notified within two weeks.

The amount typically does not exceed $500 (USD). Other award amounts may be considered on a case-by-case basis. One student can typically only be awarded once in a calendar year.

How to Apply

Please complete this online form to apply.

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions

Emergency Funding for International Students, See Application Details

1. What is the International Students’ Emergency Fund?

The International Students’ Emergency Fund is intended to provide discretionary financial help to EU and International students in situations of unexpected short-term emergency or crisis.

The funds cannot be used to help with tuition fee costs or to provide any high-value, ongoing support. Awards may be made either in the form of non-repayable grants or as loans.

2. I have completed the application form. What happens next?

Once we have received your form, the Student Funding team will consider whether funding from the International Students’ Emergency Fund may be appropriate to support you during your period of financial need.

Should your circumstances meet the purpose and eligibility of the fund we may contact you to arrange a short confidential interview with a Student Funding Adviser which will take approximately 30 minutes to an hour.

Also, the interview will be informal and will give you the opportunity to discuss your individual needs and circumstances in detail.

There is no guarantee that your application will be successful and result in an award being made to you. Interviews are held using Microsoft Teams and you will be sent a meeting invite when we confirm your appointment time.

Please be assured that the Student Funding Adviser will consider your best interests at all stages of the assessment process.

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