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Emergency Dash Grant

The Edgewood College Emergency Dash Grant is an emergency aid program that provides assistance to students at risk of dropping out of college due to unexpected financial emergencies. This assistance was created to help students stay in college and meet their educational goals, ultimately, securing a better financial future.

Participants may receive only one emergency grant through this program of no more than $1,000. All grants are reviewed and awarded in accordance with Edgewood College's Non-Discrimination Policy.

To be eligible for the Dash Grant, students need to:

  • Have an Expected Family Contribution of $7000 or less
  • Provide documentation of the financial emergency
  • Undergraduate Student, Full or Part-time status

Eligible Expenses Include: 

  • Child Care
  • Food/Meals
  • Gas
  • Housing/Rent
  • Medical/Dental Expenses
  • Personal Automobile Expenses
  • Public Transportation/Bus Pass
  • Utilities

Ineligible Expenses Include:

  • Tuition 
  • Books
  • Fees
  • Legal Fees
  • Entertainment Expenses
  • Alcohol
  • Tobacco 

To begin your application and learn more about the process, please visit: Dream Keepers

 For additional information or questions, please contact the Program Administrator at dash@edgewood.edu