Help is Here Emergency Grants
Don't be sidelined by an emergency expense. CC has funds to help you cover emergency expenses like car repairs and medical expenses.
Centralia College offers emergency assistance to students who experience a financial emergency or unanticipated expenses that cause financial hardship.The goal is to cover expenses that affect a student’s ability to stay in college and complete their education. Emergency funding is not intended to provide ongoing relief of recurring expenses or as a consistent supplement for educational purposes.
Expenses Covered by Emergency Funding
This grant was provided by the state to help keep you in school. Examples of emergencies include, but are not limited to:
- Homelessness or sudden loss of housing
- Emergency medical expenses
- Food or transportation needs
- Overdue utility bills reaching a turn-off notice
- Loss of childcare
- Safety needs, including the needs of victims of domestic violence
- Replacement of essential personal belongings due to fire or natural disaster
Expenses Not Covered by the Emergency Fund
- Tuition, books, fees, health insurance, and study abroad costs
- Non-essential personal bills, such as credit card, cable, cell phone, etc.
- Parking tickets, library fines, or other expenses mistakenly incurred
Who is eligible?
All current Centralia College students in any program are eligible to apply regardless of the number of credits enrolled. This includes students in associate and bachelor's degree programs, Running Start, online only, Transitional Education, Centralia College East (Morton), Community and Technical Education, corrections, and contract education.
Frequently Asked Questions
How to Apply
Submit the online application form below.
Paper forms are also available at:
- Financial Aid and TRIO Programs (second floor of the TransAlta Commons Building)
- Blazer Central (inside the Kirk Library)
- Workforce Funding Office (Transitional Services Building room 101)
- Odegaard Phoenix Center (downstairs in the Transitional Services Building)
- Centralia College East (Morton)