The Jesuit Fund: Emergency Aid for Students

The Jesuit Fund is available to help with critical financial issues such as housing, food insecurity, medical needs, or emergent educational support to enable students to complete coursework. We promise that your request will be handled in confidence and with empathy. If the request is approved, a grant from the Fund will be issued directly to the student. 

To apply, please complete this application. Students should log into their Le Moyne Google account to access the application. 

The Jesuit Fund Committee will be reviewing these requests on a biweekly basis, and we will be in contact with you after a decision is made. It would expedite payment if you would link your bank account to your Le Moyne College Bursar account.

What Are The Guidelines For Applying For The Jesuit Fund?

The Jesuit Student Emergency Fund is intended to provide students with stipends for short-term emergency support so that they may continue their Le Moyne education.

Effective August 1, 2022, the Jesuit Fund is shifting to more restricted guidelines for student applications due to minimal remaining funding. In the interest of transparency, the Jesuit Fund Committee is sharing these guidelines:

• Priority will be placed on funding for basic human needs (food, safe housing, medical needs) and emergent educational support.
• The Fund cannot provide ongoing support for recurring needs.
• The Fund cannot be used for tuition or college room and board costs.
• Applications will only be accepted from students who have applied for financial aid and/or loans.
• After the first application, students will be referred to the Financial Aid Office for information about loans.
• As a general guideline, the maximum stipend will be $300.
• In rare exceptions, the Committee will consider additional requests to a maximum of $1,000 annually.

The Jesuit Student Emergency Fund Advisory Board

  • Rev. Donald J. Kirby, S.J., Ph.D., Rector of the Jesuit Community
  • Jane Elizabeth Brown, Advancement Division
  • Tracy Couto, Ed.D., Madden College of Business and Economics
  • Kathleen Goss, OTD OTR/L, Purcell School of Professional Studies
  • K.L. Lane, HEOP and AHANA Programs
  • Rev. Frank Nash, S.J., Community Chaplain
  • R.J. Rapoza, Career Advising and Development
  • Beth Scanlon, Student Development
  • Susan Scharoun, Ph.D., College of Arts and Sciences