EAN Participating Funds

The following is a list of the various funds that participate in the Emergency Aid Network. Students can apply for any of these funds by filling out the Emergency Grant Application.

Emergency Grant Application

Institutional Funds

This fund has been depleted.

The Adams/Monroe Fund is for students who are experiencing financial hardship - usually an emergency situation or some type of unplanned, non-discretionary expense. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.

This fund has been depleted.

The Dreammaker Fund is for students with a short-term, financial need. Many KU students encounter challenging times in their personal lives during college. The Dreammaker Fund attempts to make those challenging times a little easier by assisting with a piece of the financial burden on students with a one time fund.

Students can only receive this fund once per academic year.

The Foster Care Student Emergency Grant Application is one-time funding intended to assist currently enrolled KU Lawrence/Edwards campus students that identify as a former/current foster care student or emancipated minor, seeking emergency financial assistance for an unforeseen financial obstacle.

Once this funding has been depleted, this fund will not be available through this specific program in the future.

This fund has been depleted.

The Office of Graduate Studies established a Graduate Student Emergency Fund to provide financial assistance to students who have immediate, unexpected expenses due to circumstances beyond their control. Circumstances are reviewed on a case by case basis. 

This fund has been depleted.

International Affairs has established the International Student Emergency Fund for international students who do not have other financial resources and have an unexpected financial need. This is a one-time award, meaning international students can only receive this fund once in their academic career at KU.

This fund has been depleted.

The Jayhawk Student Support Fund is available to undergraduate and graduate students who have encountered an unexpected financial obstacle that may be hindering their personal or academic success at KU. 

Students can only receive this fund once per academic year.

This fund has been depleted.

The Student Affairs Emergency Fund exists to provide financial assistance to students who have an immediate, unexpected expense due to circumstances beyond their control. The unexpected expense can be of an emergency or unplanned non-discretionary expense. 

Students can only receive this fund once per academic year.

This fund has been depleted.

Many students often need a little support to get beyond an obstacle in their path. Women Philanthropists for KU has created the KU Women 4 KU Women Fund to assist students to fulfill their educational and career goals. This fund provides one-time assistance for currently enrolled full-time KU senior or graduate women students on the Lawrence campus. 

Students can only receive this fund once in their academic career.

This fund is restricted to active duty, guard, reservists and veterans in the Armed Forces. There is also funding allocated for dependents/spouses of military members.

This fund has been depleted.

The Food for Jayhawks Food Assistance Dining Plan, funds held through Kansas University Endowment Association (KUEA), exists to provide meals to students experiencing temporary or ongoing food insecurity. Once approved, the student is provided with a $425 KU Dining Plan, which is $425 in Dining dollars that can be used at any KU Dining Services location. Information about a student might be shared with Financial Aid to determine eligibility for the dining plan. The dining plan is not considered a loan and does not require repayment. Processing a dining plan will take 48-72 hours.

This fund has been depleted.

The University Honors Program Emergency Aid Fund is for Honors students that are experiencing a small, unforeseen expense, emergency, or financial crisis. Students must be admitted into the KU Honors Program.