The Mississippi University for Women's Student Emergency Fund assists MUW students by providing financial support when assistance is needed to cover unexpected emergency expenses surrounding situations such as accidents, illness, fire damage, etc. This fund is designed to assist those who cannot reasonably resolve their financial difficulty through scholarships, loans, or other financial aid awards. Students may apply for funds when they have exhausted all other resources. This funding is not intended to replace or supplement existing financial aid and does not have to be repaid.
All applications to the Student Emergency Fund will be evaluated by select faculty and staff members in a confidential manner.
Applicants may be required to meet with a representative from the Student Emergency Fund to discuss their application.
If you have questions regarding the Student Emergency Fund, contact the Financial Aid Office at (662) 329-7114.
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Students who benefit from the Student Emergency Fund are deeply grateful for the support of the institution and others at a difficult time in their lives. The number of students benefiting from the Student Emergency Fund is limited to the availability of funds. The fund must be sustained by continual contributions from alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students, and friends of the University to ensure continued success.