Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund

Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund

The Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund has been awarded to Lehman College for purpose of providing emergency grants that enable matriculated students in good academic standing who are experiencing short-term financial emergencies to remain in school. Students who demonstrate need and are facing a current emergency may apply for this grant.

Eligibility Requirements

    The applicant must:

  • be a matriculated student in good academic standing
  • have a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • complete and submit the Student Emergency Grant Application
  • submit documentation to support his/her emergency and/or demonstrate need

Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund Guidelines

    All grants are subject to approval with documentation and verification to support your application. Examples of emergencies that qualify for a Petrie Grant include but are not limited to the following:

  • be a matriculated student in good academic standing
  • Homelessness or sudden loss of housing
  • Fire in living quarters
  • Travel expenses due to illness/death in immediate family
  • Overdue utility bills/turn-off notice
  • Theft of computer, books, clothing or other essential belongings
  • Medical/Dental emergencies for uninsured necessary procedures
  • Food or transportation needs
  • Temporary loss of job or income
  • Transportation card
  • Loss of childcare
  • Victims of Domestic Violence
  • Other (you may give an explanation of your emergency in personal statement)

Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund aid will NOT be awarded

  • To cover previous college debts
  • To pay for full or partial tuition or college fees
  • To pay for legal representation in a criminal proceeding or to pay for legal representation in a criminal proceeding or Lehman College disciplinary proceeding

Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund Application Instructions:

  • Download and complete the Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund Application (PDF). Applications are also available in the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs ,Shuster Hall (SH) 204.
  • Attach your supporting documentation to the Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund Application Form. Examples of acceptable documents include medical bills, bank statements, letter from your employer stating your loss of job, copy of your lease, notarized letter from your landlord stating rent owed or loss of housing, police report for theft, etc.
  • Return your completed Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund Application Form, and any supporting documents to the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, Shuster Hall (SH) 204.
  • All applications will be carefully and reviewed by the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

For additional information please contact the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs Shuster Hall (SH) 204, 718-960-8242

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