Scholarship America, Inc. has established an emergency funding program to assist students whose pursuit of educational goals was adversely affected by the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic.
This program is administered by Scholarship America®. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.
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Applicants to the Dollars for Scholars Disaster Relief Emergency Grant Program must:
*Full-time enrollment is defined as a minimum of 12 credit hours per academic term (or equivalent)
Dependents of employees of Scholarship America are not eligible
What expenses are eligible?
Books, tuition and fees, required course materials and food/groceries are not eligible.
What is the grant maximum?
The maximum grant is $1,000.
How fast can I receive the grant?
Decisions for all applications are made within one business day. Approved requests will be paid within three business days. Note: Processing times may take longer during surges and in cases where we are missing documentation, payment info, or electronic payment is not available.
If my application is approved, how will I receive the payment?
Grants will be made payable directly to you via JP Morgan Chase’s Corporate Quick Pay. If your request is approved, you will receive an email with additional instructions.
Is the grant taxable?
Grants may be considered taxable income. Work with a tax professional to determine if your grant is taxable.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.