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.
|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 is being held for this funding, as the application is competitive. Please submit all questions to Jessica Porter. This document can be found below.
You are encouraged to submit questions and ideas for vetting prior to completing your application. Questions will be posted in a Q&A document on the SBCTC website beginning Thursday, September 12, 2019, and updated every 48 hours until Thursday, October 17, 2019, the week before applications are due.
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
- Guide to Assessing Basic Needs Insecurity in Higher Education
- Living Under Scarcity
- Securing Students’ Basic Needs So They Can Learn
- Study of Student Basic Needs
- Understanding the New College Majority: The Demographic and Financial Characteristics of Independent Students and their Postsecondary Outcomes
- Additional resources addressing housing and food insecurity available on the Supporting College Students Experiencing Homelessness page.
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