The student must be currently enrolled, or during the summer months, enrolled the previous long (fall or spring) semester.
The student must have exhausted all other financial resources.
The student may be required to provide documentation of the emergency.
Funding can only be requested for an emergency caused by extenuating circumstances beyond the student's control, for example a natural disaster or the death of a loved one.
The emergency must not have been caused by the student's own negligence, lack of planning or money mismanagement.