The Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation Student Emergency Grant is for students in good academic standing with short-term financial emergencies. The award is to enable students to make progress toward graduation. Students must be currently enrolled at Hostos Community College with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. Freshmen and transfer students will also be considered.
Previous Scholarship Recipients are NOT ELIGIBLE.
To apply for a grant, students must now use the NEW APPLICATION THROUGH FORMSTACK

This streamlined system will allow Hostos to process your application faster, getting you the support you 
need sooner. If you have questions or need help with the application, please contact Madeline Cruz at or 718-518-4141.
Examples of an emergency include, but are not limited to:
  • Temporary loss of employment
  • Displacement as a result of water damage or fire
  • Theft of property (i.e., computer, books, clothing, or other essential belongings)
  • Medical bills
  • Travel as a result of family emergency (i.e., death, illness)
  • Homelessness (i.e., living in shelter, housing situation has changed)
  • Facing Eviction
  • Childcare (i.e., fees associated with childcare)
  • Basic-needs clothing necessary for school, internship, employment interview (i.e., coat, business attire, shoes, boots)
  • Food card to eat in school cafeteria
  • Transportation card to and from school
  • Utility bill (i.e. Turn-off Notice for gas and electric only)
Award Amount will range depending on documented circumstances, not to exceed $1,500 a semester, and is based on availability of funds.
Deadline: 12/20/2023 while funds last
Applications must be submitted through the link below. Incomplete applications will not be considered and paper applications will not be accepted.
CLICK HERE for link to apply
For questions and more information, please contact One Stop Program/Health and Wellness at 718-518-4141.