Emergency Hardship Fund

Helping students deserving of an education in the time they need it most.

Utah State University’s Emergency Hardship Fund provides grants to students who have encountered circumstances that otherwise cause them to drop out of school. Whether you are a student looking to apply or a donor looking to help, you can find all of the information here.

Potential Recipients Evaluation

Students who apply will undergo an intensive interview process to determine their level of need, the necessary funds needed, and the area of assistance the grant will cover.

  • Extenuating circumstance
  • Must have an acute need
  • Must be in good standing at Utah State University
  • Will be evaluated on other aid received
  • Will be evaluated on other resource inquiries
  • Must be enrolled at USU
  • Must have completed one semester at USU
  • 2.0 or greater USU GPA