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Emergency Grants

The Emergency Grant Application opens two weeks before the first day of each term and closes the last day of classes.

**As of October 12, most funding for emergency grants has been exhausted for fall term. You may still fill out an Emergency Grant application for fall term, but please be aware that funding is extremely limited, and your application may not be awarded.

Clark College offers emergency assistance to students who experience a financial emergency or unanticipated expenses that cause financial hardship. These funds are not loans and do not need to be repaid. When you fill out the universal emergency grant application, your application will be reviewed by the Student Emergency Assistance Grants Committee and, whenever possible, matched with the grant(s) best aligned with your needs/eligibility.

To apply for emergency grant funding, scroll to log in to the application below.

If you have additional questions after reviewing the information below, please email We respond to emails within two business days.

Clark College Emergency Grants

Clark College grants are funded by generous donors through the Clark College Foundation and county and state grant programs. They vary in eligibility requirements. Most emergency grants require expense documentation and pay the vendor directly. If you are awarded a grant, you are required to schedule a financial wellness coaching appointment during the term in which the award was received. Awards typically range from $100-$2,000. Institutional emergency grants can affect financial aid packages. To check to see if your financial aid package would be affected, go to the Financial Aid tile in ctcLink:

  1. Click the current aid year
  2. Click Financial Aid Summary
  3. Check Remaining Need
  4. Your additional award request should not be more than your “Remaining Need” total

HEERF III Federal Emergency Grant (previously known as CARES)

Limited HEERF II & III Federal student emergency funds are available this term.

For more information about financial resources like safe housing, food programs, health care and job training, visit or Clark’s Financial Wellness resources. Emergency funding is not intended to provide ongoing relief of recurring expenses or as a consistent supplement for educational purposes.

Personal Information

Is your mailing address updated and accurate in ctclink?

You must have an accurate mailing address in ctcLink BEFORE submitting this application.

To review and update your mailing address,

Once your mailing address is updated, return to this page and login to the application below.

To submit an Emergency Grant application please begin by entering your username and password and click authenticate.

(Username used to login to Clark WiFi and Labs)
(Pasword used to login to Clark WiFi and Labs)

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