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Pending the continued availability of funds, Graduate School Emergency Fund grants are available to assist with a range of one-time, unanticipated, or urgent expenses incurred by the student directly that cannot be paid through other forms of aid or personal resources. Expenses must be essential to the safety/well-being of the student or required for the student to make academic progress toward degree requirements
Examples of eligible expenses include:
Graduate students may not receive funds for non-urgent expenses or expenses that could reasonably be covered by other means. Examples of ineligible expenses include
The fund is open to currently enrolled, degree-seeking graduate and professional students who are enrolled full-time and have no bursar holds on their account. Students enrolled in combined bachelor's/master’s programs who have not yet received their bachelor's degree are not eligible. The following additional stipulations apply
If a student is unsure about or would like to discuss their eligibility, they should contact the Graduate School at GradSchool@MiamiOH.edu.
Students may not apply more than once per academic year to the Graduate School Emergency Fund.
Applicants should provide as much detail as possible so that the committee who is reviewing the application is able to clearly understand the situation and evaluate the student’s financial needs. Applicants may be asked to provide additional documentation or information that the committee determines is needed to evaluate the request.
This funding is made possible through the generosity of Miami University alumni and friends. The award does not require repayment. However, to ensure that funds continue to remain available to students now and in the future, the Graduate School encourages awardees and others to consider making donations to this fund when they are able.
The Graduate School is committed to advocating and supporting graduate programs dedicated to the pursuit of new knowledge and best teaching practices that promote diverse, globally aware graduate students and faculty.