EmoryTogether Fund now accepting applications

Emory Report | Nov. 6, 2020

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To help students experiencing financial hardship directly related to the impact of COVID-19, the EmoryTogether Fund will begin accepting applications for fall semester and winter break assistance. The EmoryTogether Fund was created to help degree-seeking undergraduate, graduate and professional students who meet the eligibility requirements. 

Awards are intended to assist with eligible expenses but likely will not cover 100% of students' needs. Most awards are between $50 and $500. Students may request EmoryTogether Fund assistance once per semester.  

Key Dates

Fall 2020 semester

  • Students may apply to the fund until Dec. 15.
  • Students who need assistance over winter break must apply by Dec. 15.

Spring 2021 semester

  • Students may apply to the fund between Feb. 1 and March 15.

Eligibility

Enrolled, degree-seeking Emory students with demonstrated and verifiable evidence of financial hardship related to COVID-19 may apply to the EmoryTogether Fund. 

  • Includes full- or part-time students
  • Includes undergraduate, graduate, or professional students in any of Emory's nine schools
  • Includes students on any form of financial scholarship
  • Includes Emory employee family members receiving courtesy scholarships
  • Excludes nondegree students
  • Excludes Emory employees on courtesy scholarships (Note: Emory employees have access to other hardship funds for support.)

Student Expenses Eligible for Support

  • Food
  • Rent or mortgage assistance
  • Medicine
  • Medical expenses related to COVID-19, including medication, co-pays, or care
  • Internet service
  • The Fund Does Not Cover
  • Expenses that cannot be directly attributed to conditions caused by COVID-19
  • Expenses for anyone other than the eligible student
  • Scholarship or financial aid support; requests in these categories should be directed to the Office of Financial Aid
  • Reimbursement of moving expenses coordinated and paid for by students and families
  • Recreational activities
  • Utilities
  • Travel expenses

For more information, visit the EmoryTogether Fund website.