NOTE: Applications will only be processed when college is in session for the Fall and Spring semesters. The application process will end 3 weeks before the end of each semester.
Milwaukee Area Technical College provides assistance to students at risk of dropping out of college due to unexpected financial emergencies. This assistance was created to help students stay in college and meet their educational goals, ultimately, securing a better financial future.
Note: If you do not meet one or more of the eligibility requirements below, please contact the Program Administrator via the contact information at the bottom of this page to discuss your situation.
Be a Federal Pell Grant recipient in the term an emergency grant is requested. (Some exceptions may apply.)
Provide some form of documentation of the financial emergency - your college will guide you through this.
Assistance is granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.
Your instructor, counselor, advisor, Financial Aid, or other MATC staff person may refer you to the Emergency Grant Assistance when you inform them that you have an unexpected financial emergency that may prevent you from continuing your education.
Regardless of the source of your referral, you will need to use this online application process in order to apply for an emergency grant.
After the application is submitted, the Emergency Grant Assistance Administrator will review the application and contact you to arrange an interview if you meet the initial criteria. You will be required to provide documentation of your financial need at the time you submit your application. You may also be referred to additional resources. The Emergency Grant Assistance Administrator will approve, partially approve, or deny your application, and will notify you of the decision.