Emergency Fund

The Emergency Fund Program provides a funding avenue for students requiring emergency assistance in special circumstances. Eligible students may receive funds once per academic year for the following items related to past due expenses:


  • Housing
  • Food/Meals
  • Medical/Dental costs
  • Personal automobile expenses
  • Childcare
  • Personal transportation/gas

Do I qualify?

To be eligible, a student must:

  • Have had a recent unforeseen emergency that caused their financial instability.
  • Be enrolled in at least 5 credits at Seattle Central College.
  • Have at least a 2.0 GPA (cumulative).
  • Have completed at least 12 credits at Seattle Central College.

Is there other emergency assistance?

If you are in need of other types of financial assistance and need a referral to community programs that can help, or if you need assistance with emergency situations, then our team may be able to assist you.

How to Get Started

  1. First sign up (first time logging in) or sign-in by using an email address and creating a password on the Seattle Promise and Emergency Funds application site.
  2. Once you've verified your account or logged–in, complete the general application.
  3. After completing the general application, go to "Opportunities" to apply for EMERGENCY FUNDS.
  4. Completed applications will be reviewed, and applicants will be contacted by Student Support Programs.

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