Veterans Emergency Fund Application

The Veterans Emergency Fund provides temporary financial support to veteran students earning a degree or certificate. Funding is limited to unforeseen expenses and a maximum of two payments.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Honorable discharge from military service.
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 for all coursework completed at Oakton.
  • Registered for at least six credit hours in the current semester.

Award Amount: Maximum award is $300 per student per semester.

Application Process: Submit completed application to the veteran coordinator in Advising Services, Room 1860, Des Plaines. Applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis; decisions are based on academic program, grade point average, nature of the financial emergency, and available funding as determined by the veteran coordinator and the Oakton Educational Foundation.

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Child Care
Medical Expense
Utilities
Food/Meals
Natural Disaster
Housing/Rent
Transportation
Other (specify)