Financial support is available for eligible current Fox Valley Technical College students experiencing unexpected financial expenses. The following simple application gets the process started.
Submit Financial Grant Application
If a student experiences an unexpected financial expense, funding help may be available. These financial situations are those that, if not resolved quickly, could lead to the student’s temporary or permanent departure from the college.
Students must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible:
Meet Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
Be enrolled in a minimum of 6 degree credit hours during the academic semester
Have completed 6 credit hours of study
Be admitted to an eligible program of study and enrolled in classes required for graduation
Have Pell Grant eligibility in the term for which the funding is requested
MUST submit an application to request funds, and written proof (such as a bill, receipt, etc.) identifying the nature and amount of the expense as well as the 3rd party to whom this amount is owed
Unanticipated Medical/Dental expenses
Public transportation/bus pass
Child/ Dependent Care
After completing the Financial Challenges form, the results will be sent to the Financial Challenges Funding Processors for review. The student will be notified via email within two (2) business days about next steps which may include meeting with our Financial Wellness counselor to discuss the situation and connect with community resources.
To learn more, please contact:
Director, Diversity & Inclusion
Retention Coordinator – Outreach
The Seeds of Hope Financial Assistance Fund was established to support financial needs of current Fox Valley Tech students. The fund, which is managed by the FVTC Foundation, is designed to assist students with a financial shortfall to pay for educational or personal expenses.
Must be a currently enrolled student
Must submit an application to request funds
Must meet with Financial Wellness Center representative
This is a one-time grant that does not have to be repaid
The Seeds of Hope Financial Assistance Fund is designed to assist students with a financial shortfall to pay for educational or personal expenses such as, but not limited to:
Transportation expenses or repairs
Occupational requirements such as certification examinations upon program completion, tools and uniforms
If you are interested in learning more about Seeds of Hope assistance, please contact The Financial Wellness Center at 920-735-4855 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you need temporary assistance with food, we’re here to help. The FVTC Food Pantry is located in the Entrance 11 hallway (Room E105) at the Appleton campus.
To receive assistance, you must show a current student photo ID and be a currently enrolled student.
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Financial Wellness Resources
Fox Valley Tech offers multiple services to help you make informed decisions and take control of your finances. It's confidential and free.
Many other emergency resources are available at Fox Valley Tech and in surrounding communities. Visit Emergency Resources for more information.