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Emergency Grants

This is NOT an application for the UIC COVID-19 Emergency Grant.  For more information about the federally-funded emergency grant, please visit



Graduate students who experience an acute and unexpected short-term hardship may to apply for an emergency grant.  This program is being administered by the Graduate College in accordance with applicable University rules and policies. Funding for the Emergency Grant program comes from the Student-to-Student fee that is assessed to graduate students in Fall and Spring Semesters.  The fund itself is limited, and therefore, the following criteria have been established.



Emergency Grant Application