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Student Emergency Assistance Grant (SEAG) Program

The Student Emergency Assistance Grant (SEAG) Program provides funding for colleges to assist students experiencing unforeseen emergencies or situations that affect the student's ability to attend classes. 

Competitive applications will:

  • Demonstrate student need
  • Ensure access to assistance is as low-barrier as possible
  • Be inclusive of all students regardless of whether they meet the traditional definition of “needy student”
  • Indicate how they will prioritize disbursement

Additional requirements are detailed in the grant guidelines below.


Jessica Porter
Education Program Manager, Workforce Education

Erin Frasier
Policy Associate, Workforce Education


Important Dates

Milestones Key Dates
Applications available in OGMS Friday, September 13, 2019
Q&A closes Thursday, October 17, 2019
Applications due in OGMS Thursday, October 24, 2019
Applicants notified of approval status Mid-November 2019
Allocations begin December 1, 2019
Monthly Program Reports due

10th day of following month

Year-end Summative Reports

July 31, 2020, and July 31, 2021

Application Questions and Answers

A Q&A process was held for this funding, as the application was competitive. Please submit all questions to Jessica Porter. This document can be found below. 

2019-21 SEAG Program Technical Assistance Webinar

A webinar providing information for organizations wishing to apply for this funding occurred on September 25, 2019. All information presented in the webinar can be found in the notes of the PowerPoint linked below.

Program Resources and Guidelines

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