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The Student Emergency Fund provides grants of up to $1,000 to Los Rios students who are involved in sudden and unexpected emergencies that threaten their ability to continue their education. These grants have no repayment obligation.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible, students must:

  1. Demonstrate exceptional need resulting from a sudden, unexpected emergency event
  2. Be currently enrolled in at least six (6) units at a Los Rios college
  3. Be a resident of California
  4. Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA) – if eligible to do so – or be a student without a social security number (SSN) who is unable to receive financial aid
  5. Have at least $1,000 of Unmet Need
  6. Qualify as low-income by meeting the requirements to receive a California College Promise Grant (CCPG) or is projected to receive a CCPG for the upcoming term
  7. Have earned a 2.0 grade point average at their current or prior institution in one of the previous three semester terms (or four quarter terms) or be a first-time college student

How to Apply

  1. Go to the Student Emergency Fund Application on
  2. Click Apply.
  3. If you aren't already signed in, then sign in using your Los Rios student ID number and password.
  4. Complete and submit the application.

Apply for Student Emergency Fund

Maximum Award

A maximum of one $1,000 Student Emergency Fund award will be given to any one student during all combined enrollments at the Los Rios colleges.

Confirm BankMobile Account

Eligible students will receive these grants through BankMobile, so please make sure that your BankMobile account is set up.

Additional Resources

There are many forms of help for people experiencing hardships because of COVID-19. Visit Los Rios' Basic Needs Resources to see if you can find additional help.