Saint Paul College Emergency Funds Application

Saint Paul College has established limited emergency financial assistance to currently enrolled students who are experiencing a financial hardship due to an unexpected event or emergency. The funds are not intended to replace or supplement financial aid.
Eligible emergency events include but are not limited to child care, transportation, housing crisis, food, utilities (shut-off notices), medical bills, medications, and replacement of destroyed or stolen college textbooks . Expenses not covered by Emergency Funds include college tuition, course fees, required textbooks or supplies. Some funding sources may allow for exceptions.
Log into the emergency funds application to apply for emergency funds, check the status of a request, attach documentation to your request, or supply additional comments. You will use your StarID and Password

You only need to submit one request to be considered for the funds listed below.

General Emergency Fund

  • Award amount: 0-$500
  • Eligible students: Currently enrolled students
  • Funding Source: Kopp Family Foundation and the Saint Paul College Foundation, Minnesota Office of Higher Education.

Great Lakes Completion Grant Emergency Funds

  • Award amount: 0-$500
  • Eligible students: Currently enrolled students who are within 75% completion of their business programs.
  • Funding Source: Great Lakes Completion Grant

Women in the Trades Emergency Funds

  • Award amount: 0-$1500
  • Eligible students: Currently enrolled women in the trade programs.
  • Funding Source: Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, DEED WESA

Power of YOU & Make it Count Emergency Funds

  • Award amount: 0-$500
  • Eligible students: Currently enrolled students in the Power of You or Make It Count program.
  • Funding Source: Erna P. Clifford Fellowship Fund

Saint Paul College has identified potential resources for student in crisis or need of help.
Emergency Funds Resources for Students