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Student Emergency Grant

Student Emergency Grant

The Petrie Student Emergency Grant Program was created to assist students coping with unexpected hardship so that they can continue their education at City Tech. The goal is to make sure that students are not forced to leave school because of emergencies beyond their control that might otherwise make it impossible for them to continue.

Students are encouraged to speak with a counselor by contacting to explore any personal concerns they have to interfere with their education. Counselors will help you explore other options as well.

Eligibility Requirements:

Students who can demonstrate need and are facing a current unexpected emergency may apply for this grant. The applicant must:

  • be enrolled for the semester in which the student is applying
  • have a GPA minimum of 2.00 and have
  • a good record of conduct at City Tech.

Examples of Emergencies

Examples of emergencies to be considered include, but are not limited to:

  • Temporary loss of a job;
  • Fire in living quarters;
  • Overdue Bills (medical, rent, utility)
  • Travel home for illness or death in the immediate family;
  • Homelessness due to loss of housing, for student and family dependents;
  • Loss of childcare;
  • Food; and Transportation
  • *Petrie grants will not be given for tuition costs or other college debts*


    CUNY - Petrie Student Emergency Grant


    If you have any questions, please email to the following email: