Emergency financial assistance is available for eligible Peninsula College students.
UPDATE: Funding is now available from the federal HEERF grant. Please see below for information about HEERF and other emergency grants available at the college.
To see if you qualify, apply here. You will be contacted about your application and potential next steps as soon as possible.
HEERF eligibility: Enrolled in at least one for-credit class in the current quarter. Students who are not eligible include Running Start, International and DACA. (State funding is available for DACA students).
Where the money comes from:
HEERF (Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund) is funded by the federal government to help with emergency needs related to coronavirus disruptions for expenses such as course materials, food, housing, technology, medical care and childcare.Peninsula College Foundation's Finish Line Fund provides financial assistance to students who are within 20 credits of completing their certificate or degree and are experiencing financial hardship. Additional emergency funding may also be available for students who are earlier in their program of study.
United Way Get-It-Done Fund helps students who encounter a financial barrier while completing their high school credential. The fund is made possible by United Way.
Not available at this time: Student Emergency Assistance Grant funds come from the state of Washington, and may help degree- and certificate-seeking students who experience financial emergencies or urgent circumstances. The grant is expected to become available again for the 2021-22 academic year.
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