Emergency Financial Assistance

Funding Support for Students

Funding is available for eligible Blackhawk students experiencing unforeseen financial expenses. If you are experiencing an emergency situation that could lead you to not continue at the College, the following are opportunities for funding support.

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Coins for Caring

An award made by the Coins for Caring (C4C) program temporarily can assist you if you are in immediate danger of not continuing your studies due to financial hardship. 

Apply for Coins for Caring

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State Emergency Grant

The State Emergency Grant provides temporary emergency assistance to eligible Pell recipients who may experience unforeseen financial emergencies so they may continue their academic pursuits. Through the application process, applicants will be required to meet with the Mental Health Counselor and submit supporting documentation of their financial emergency.

Apply for the State Emergency Grant

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Coronavirus Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF)

BTC has received HEERF grants from the US Department of Education through the CARES, CRRSAA, and ARP Acts. The grant funding provides direct relief to help students address expenses and hardships they incurred during the coronavirus national emergency. Read the College's HEERF Reports here.

Resource Information

Financial Aid Impact

Colleges are required to reduce your financial need by the amount of any scholarships and funding made to you by providers outside the college. The aid the college is offering you may be affected as a result. Please contact the Financial Aid Office for more information.

Funding Source

Blackhawk Technical College's 2018-19 State Emergency Grant program cost of $25,307 was supported 100% by State of Wisconsin grant funds received from the Wisconsin Technical College System.

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