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Emergency Funds

Winston-Salem State University Emergency Grant and Loans

WSSU provides limited emergency grants and loans to help students through unexpected financial crises, such as illness, family job loss, and delays in other types of funding, such as financial aid, paycheck, or military benefits.

Application Guidelines

  • Students may only access emergency funds one time during their total enrollment at Winston-Salem State University.
  • Students must use their Winston-Salem State University email address to communicate with the Emergency Funding Team.
  • All students are required to complete an in-person interview prior to submitting an application for emergency funds.

Covered Emergency Expenses

  • Expenses for which emergency funds may be used.
  • Documentation that must be provided with your application for funding.
  • Approximate processing times for rent and mortgage requests.

Types of Funds Available