Limited funds have been made available from generous donors to assist Cal State East Bay students who may need assistance with living expenses. Currently enrolled students (undergraduate or graduate) who have been impacted by circumstances due to COVID-19 can apply for a one-time emergency grant. The funds are intended for expenses related to the disruption of education due to COVID-19, including but not limited to: food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and childcare.
This is not a loan and students will not be required to return these funds.
Applications for Covid-19 related support from the Presidential Pioneers Emergency Assistance related to Academic Year 2019-2020 will close on May 16, 2020. All applications received by this date will automatically be reviewed for emergency assistance support
To apply for the Presidential Emergency Fund, applicants must demonstrate an urgent need for funds due to circumstances related to COVID-19. Awards are limited to a maximum of $1,500.00 and are available for only a limited time.
Students who qualify for a federal CARES Act grant may be directed to financial aid for other grant opportunities before consideration for the Presidential Emergency Fund.
Students must complete the following Presidential Emergency Fund Application to be considered for funding.