Emergency Scholarship Fund

The Emergency Scholarship Fund has been established to assist any student who has received a scholarship through The Dayton Foundation/ScholarshipCONNECT in the past five years and is now facing increased financial hardship due to Covid-19. Applicants must:

  • Be accepted or currently attending an accredited two-or four-year college, university or trade school as a part-time or full-time student
  • Have received a scholarship through ScholarshipCONNECT of The Dayton Foundation in the last five years
  • Have experienced an increased financial hardship due to Covid-19 including significant household (includes parents, siblings, spouses, etc.) financial changes related to job loss or illness that affect your ability to pay tuition or to continue with school.

Supplemental Questions
  1. What scholarship did you receive from The Dayton Foundation/ScholarshipCONNECT and in what year? If you are not exactly sure of the name, please provide as much information as you remember.
  2. Please explain the financial hardship that you and/or your family is experiencing due to Covid-19.
  3. How is Covid-19 affecting your plans to attend college in the fall?